SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 12, 2018--NCP engineering today released the Secure Enterprise Client version 11.1 for secure virtual private network (VPN) connections on Windows operating systems. The new NCP Secure Enterprise Client features include biometric authentication, secure hotspot login, and a modernized graphical user interface (GUI). These features offer enhanced security and more flexibility in both home office and corporate IT environments.

Biometric authentication offers fingerprint recognition and face recognition for the extended protection against unauthorized third-party access to an unlocked workstation. When using the Windows pre-logon function, the new credential provider with hotspot login allows users to establish a VPN tunnel within company headquarters before logging on to the Windows system. Therefore, the user is authenticated through the central Windows domain or active directory. The NCP Secure Enterprise Client version 11.1 also enables the secure login to a WLAN hotspot in the pre-logon phase and fully protects the user with an integrated, dynamic firewall.

“Maintaining security and compliance while working remotely is often a difficult task for employees and corporate IT,” said Patrick Oliver Graf, CEO of NCP engineering. “The new Enterprise Client for Windows offers added value to users and IT administrators by providing advanced authentication and establishing secure hotspot connections. Since all modules can be configured centrally by IT management, users can benefit from a single-click solution which connects to the internet automatically, establishes a VPN tunnel, selects the network and configures firewall rules independently.”

NCP Secure Enterprise Solutions offer a scalable, hybrid IPsec/SSL VPN gateway and a management system (SEM) to support organizations’ entire remote access infrastructure. A Remote Access solution is included to secure all communications to the corporate network while allowing IT administrators to monitor for anomalies and centrally manage issues as they arise, such as immediately revoking access in case of a breach.

In addition to the Secure Enterprise Client 11.1, NCP engineering is also releasing the NCP Secure Entry Client 11.1. The new Entry Client includes all of the functionality of the Enterprise Client except for the capability to be centrally managed. As a one-click solution, the IPsec client software automatically selects the appropriate firewall policy, controls internet connectivity, and initiates setup of a VPN tunnel.

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To learn more about NCP Secure Enterprise Clients, please see the corresponding product page: NCP Secure Enterprise Clients. To learn more about NCP Secure Entry Clients, please see the corresponding product page: NCP Secure Entry Clients. To learn more about the NCP Secure Enterprise Management console, please see the corresponding product page: NCP Secure Enterprise Management. Reach NCP engineering on its blog, VPN Haus, or LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or YouTube.

About NCP engineering

Since its inception in 1986, NCP engineering has delivered innovative software that allows enterprises to rethink their remote access, and overcome the complexities of creating, managing and maintaining secure network access for staff.

NCP’s award-winning product line spans the spectrum of remote access, from IPsec/SSL VPNs to endpoint firewalls and network access control (NAC) functions. The company’s products support organizations with complex remote user needs, and that want to leverage the latest end-devices to increase staff productivity, reduce network administration and adapt policy changes on-the-fly. Each solution is interoperable with existing third-party software or hardware.

With global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany and North American headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company serves 35,000-plus customers worldwide throughout the healthcare, financial, education and government markets, as well as many Fortune 500 companies. NCP has established a network of national and regional technology, channel and OEM partners to serve its customers. For more information, visit  www.ncp-e.com.

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