NetDocuments’ New Multi-Factor Authentication Integration Further Expands Security-First Focus

Element lends expertise and guidance, enables multi-factor authentication integration of leading cloud content services and security companies

Salt Lake City, UT – NetDocuments, the leading secure multi-tenant cloud-based content services and productivity platform for law firms, corporate legal teams, and compliance departments, today introduced the successful integration with WatchGuard’s AuthPoint, an industry-leading multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution. Element Technologies, LLC, a premier IT, cybersecurity, and enterprise content management (ECM) consulting firm and NetDocuments partner, was instrumental in coordinating and advancing the technology integration between WatchGuard and NetDocuments.

WatchGuard’s AuthPoint MFA helps to reduce the likelihood of network disruptions and data breaches arising from lost or stolen credentials, and delivers this important capability entirely from the Cloud for easy set-up and management. WatchGuard AuthPoint is the right MFA solution for businesses that desperately need it to block attacks, and even non-technical users find the AuthPoint mobile app easy and convenient to use.

The NetDocuments, WatchGuard and Element partnership addresses the mutual objective of aligning industry-leading technology companies to develop tight integrations for stronger security, easier deployments, and better interoperability within in law firm IT environments. Security and compliance are integral to the companies’ law firm clients making this latest partnership and integration mission critical to legal compliance, security and governance strategies. In addition to NetDocuments’ WatchGuard AuthPoint MFA integration, WatchGuard Fireware OS integrates with NetDocuments to provide SAML 2.0 authentication access to network resources.

“We believe in having great partners and collaborating to make the most out of these relationships and integrations,” said Craig Sixta, Element’s VP Security & Compliance. “We have done just that in leading the effort to integrate AuthPoint MFA with NetDocuments. This provides our mutual clients upmost confidence in knowing that their documents are secure in a distributed environment.” said Craig Sixta, VP Security & Compliance.”

“For WatchGuard, providing seamless integration of our products through our partner ecosystem is a priority,” said Alexandre Cagnoni, Director of Authentication at WatchGuard Technologies. “Our valued partner Element played a key role in setting up the business case and connecting both companies to provide the market with a strong document management and collaboration tool from NetDocuments, while protecting user identity with one of the most secure MFA solutions in the market in AuthPoint. We are pleased to be part of this collaboration.”

According to Reza Parsia, NetDocuments’ VP, Strategic Partner Management, this integration is another example of NetDocuments commitment to building an open, secure platform. “WatchGuard is a very reputable security and infosec player and the AuthPoint and SAML 2.0 authentication integrations reinforces our standing as a leading secure cloud platform.”

NetDocuments customers interested in learning more about WatchGuard, Element and the latest integration, can contact NetDocuments to learn more.

 

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About Element

With offices throughout the Midwest and Florida, Element is a premier IT, cybersecurity, and enterprise content management (ECM) consulting firm serving businesses for over 30 years. Their highly skilled staff of experts, utilizing industry-leading tools can properly assess, migrate, manage, monitor, secure and support technology systems of all sizes.

About WatchGuard

WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in network security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication and network intelligence. The company’s award-winning products and services are trusted around the world by nearly 10,000 security resellers and service providers to protect more than 80,000 customers. WatchGuard’s mission is to make enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity, making WatchGuard an ideal solution for midmarket businesses and distributed enterprises. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit WatchGuard.com.

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For more information, please contact:

Jobst Elster, Envision Agency

elster@envisionagency.com

(850)459-4947

 

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