This article showcases our top picks for the best Massachusetts based Identity Management companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Identity Management industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Massachusetts Identity Management Companies
Transmit Security provides innovative authentication and risk management solutions to the largest enterprises in the world. Its mission is to enable organizations to deliver advanced identity use cases that improve the user experience, enhance security, and meet compliance mandates at a fraction of the time and cost of traditional identity solutions.
From the industry’s first app-less biometric authenticator to its state-of-the-art low-code identity orchestration platform, Transmit Security is a recognized leader in identity and risk innovation, solving the most critical authentication and risk challenges across the entire organization from the data center to the cloud.. .
Voice technologies continue to be plagued by issues stemming from background noise including other voices (i.e. errors in voice commands) and access/security using voice ID.
Yobe’s innovative, patented approach to the Cocktail Party Problem is exponentially more effective than comparable technologies. Yobe uses Artificial Intelligence to identify unique voice biometrics within a noisy intake signal to identify and track individual voices.
A byproduct of this capacity is that the signal of interest (the target person talking) can be enhanced for a better listening experience, speaker identification, or enables significantly improved performance for automatic speech recognition (ASR). To date, there is no other real-time technology that can manage all these capabilities in a single on-the-edge (on device, non-internet dependent) software solution that is agnostic to microphone inputs and form factor..
Cambridge Blockchain develops blockchain-based identity management and compliance software solutions for financial institutions. The company provides an identity management platform for multinational banks financial institutions that puts control of personal identity data back in the hands of the end-user.
It returns control of personal data back to users while delivering the benefits of trusted, distributed identity to consumers and organizations. Alex Oberhauser, Alok Bhargava, and Matthew Commons founded it in 2015, with its headquarters in Cambridge in Massachusetts..
PaymentWorks is a security platform that enables enterprises to mitigate B2B payment fraud risk and ensure regulatory compliance. It provides a secure, cloud-based enterprise application, which facilitates the exchange of payment and other relevant information between corporate payers and payees.
PaymentWorks was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.. .
BI² Technologies (Biometric Intelligence and Identification Technologies) is an award-winning and recognized leader in the development and implementation of cost-effective, multimodal biometric identity management solutions. BI² Technologies was formed in 2005 based on the founders’ core belief that “Good Works are Good Business”.
BI² Technologies’ first iris biometric solutions – The Child Project™ and Senior Safety Net™ – were created to help protect and identify missing children and seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s, as well as improving public safety.. .
Gataca is an MIT-born cybersecurity company that provides Decentralized Digital Identity technology to enable 1-click digital onboarding experiences, KYC compliance and data protection. The company helps users take back control over private information and seamlessly authenticate in digital services.
For companies, GATACA offers single-sign-on authentication tools to cut the time, manpower and cost currently needed to comply with KYC, while drastically improving the user onboarding experience. The company, that combines the extreme security of government-issued electronic certificates with the simplicity and global reach of a single-sign-on button, aims to build a user-centric digital identity layer for the Internet..
For nearly 40 years, IdentityForce, Inc. has provided best-in-class, highly scalable, award-winning identity theft, privacy, and credit protection solutions to consumers, businesses, and government agencies.
A pioneer of identity protection, IdentityForce’s innovation and customer-centric approach has made the company a trusted partner for both organizations and individuals. IdentityForce also provides custom-tailored programs to organizations enabling them to build closer relationships and additional revenue streams.
In 2015, the U.S. government awarded IdentityForce elite Tier-One status as an approved provider of identity protection services for data breaches affecting over 21.5 million people.
IdentityForce is the only identity protection provider awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal.. .
OpenLink Software Inc (founded 1992) is a software company headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA. An acclaimed technology innovator, the company develops and deploys standards-compliant products covering data access middleware, data integration, data management, and distributed collaborative applications & frameworks (including social media).
Its most recent innovations have been in the “Semantic Web” and “Linked Data” realms via initiatives such as [DBpedia](http://dbpedia.org/) and the [Linking Open Data Community](http://www.w3.org/wiki/SweoIG/TaskForces/CommunityProjects/LinkingOpenData) (LOD). OpenLink Software’s product catalog includes: * the [OpenLink Universal Data Access (UDA) Suite](http://uda.openlinksw.com/) comprising ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, ADO.NET, and XMLA Drivers and Data Providers, supporting all leading DBMS across all major hardware platforms and operating systems * the [OpenLink Virtuoso Universal Server](http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/), available in both Open and Closed Source variations; a modern middleware and multi-model relational database engine hybrid that unleashes power of AI and Cognitive Computing via its ability to host and deploy public and/or private Semantic Webs of Linked Data * the [OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer (OSDS)](http://osds.openlinksw.com/), a browser extension that turns conventional Web Browsers into powerful Semantic Web of Linked Data tools that also includes read-write capability .
* the [OpenLink Smart Data Bot (OSDS)](http://osdb.openlinksw.com/), a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that provides a common REST-ful interaction interface for APIs documented using OpenAPI (formerly Swagger) or Structured Data using terms from the Schema.org vocabulary. This solution also provides a powerful foundation for extending the capabilities (skills) of existing Smart Agents and Virtual Assistants.
* the [OpenLink Data Explorer (ODE)](http://ode.openlinksw.com/), a browser extension that turns existing Web Browsers into Data Extract, Transform, and Load tools for the massive Linked Open Data Cloud. * the [YouID (OSDS)](http://youid.openlinksw.com/), a Web-scale verifiable Identity Management solution deployed as a Browser Extension, Mobile Application, and Hosted Solution.
This tool put individuals and enterprises in control of their identity and associated claims, at Web-scale. * the [OpenLink Structured Data Editor (OSDE)](http://osde.openlinksw.com/), a browser extension or hosted solution that adds Read-Write capability to conventional Web Browsers .
* the [URIBurner](http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/) service which delivers RDF-based structured descriptions of Web addressable resources (documents or real world objects) in a variety of formats through Generic HTTP URIs. The underlying technology is Virtuoso’s Sponger, which takes an existing Web-accessible resource (webpage, media) and generates an RDF graph of its metadata using existing well-known ontologies as well as site-specific knowledge.
CoreStreet, Ltd. designs credential validation solutions for government and enterprise applications.
It offers infrastructure products, which include CoreStreet Validation Authority, a software solution that enables validation of digital certificates using OCSP; Path Builder System, which is used by government and industry to reduce costs; and Tactical Validation Authority that enables certificate validation for low bandwidth and in-theater deployments. The company also provides application products, including Desktop Validation Client, a plug-in for validation of digital signatures in various forms of communications; Server Validation Extension, which provides certificate validation for Web and application servers; Responder Appliance 2400, a security appliance that enables local public key infrastructure validation in various environments; and CoreStreet Path Builder SSL Gateway that secures Web server access through certificate validation and path discovery.
In addition, it offers physical access control solutions, which include PIVMAN System that consists of server software and handheld devices used to check government issued smart cards, ePassports, or drivers’ licenses in locations where network connectivity is unavailable or difficult to obtain; FIPS 201 Access Control Solutions for physical access applications; and Card-Connected Access Control solutions, such as CoreStreet-enabled locks, readers, and head-ends. CoreStreet, Ltd.
was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.. .
The FIDO Alliance
FIDO Alliance is an industry consortium that addresses the lack of interoperability among strong authentication devices and the problems users face when creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. The organization’s mission is to change the nature of online authentication by developing technical specifications that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms reducing the reliance on passwords to authenticate users; operating industry programs to help ensure successful worldwide adoption of the specifications; and submitting mature technical Specification to recognized standards development organization for formal standardization.
This new standard for security devices and browser plug-ins will allow any website or cloud application to interface with a broad variety of existing and future FIDO-enabled devices that the user has for online security. It’s specifications will support a full range of authentication technologies, including biometrics such as fingerprint and iris scanners, voice and facial recognition, as well as existing solutions and communications standards such as Trusted Platform Modules USB security tokens, embedded Secure Elements, smart cards, and near field communication.
The FIDO Alliance was established in July 2012.. .
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Forum Systems is the leader in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Mobile Computing Security, providing a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for Governments and Enterprises. Forum’s flexible hardware, software and embedded products make vibrant business communications possible by actively protecting and accelerating data exchanges and Services across networks and business boundaries.
Founded in May 2001, the company’s hardware and software products are used by the largest Fortune 1000 organizations for the transmission, translation, validation and routing of documents while protecting the data within documents and not just the packet itself. By applying the properties of privacy, integrity, encryption, authenticity, and non-repudiation, senders and receivers of data can be certain of validity and security of their business communications.
The Forum team has an average of 15 years experience in the networking and computing industries, commercial environments, Enterprise accounts, and in the medium-to-small business sector.. .
CardSmith is 100% focused on the business of creating and delivering custom transaction solutions for clients. Their mission is to continue to be the innovation leader in their business and build the best company in their industry – now and for the future.
They have a service culture that’s deeply vested in the success and growth of client programs. They strive every day to delight their customers..
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton (MBBP) focuses exclusively on the core legal services that businesses need to succeed. The firm is built on a unique business model that provides clients with access to highly experienced counsel in areas of Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Licensing and Strategic Alliances, Employment and Immigration, and Taxation.
MBBP provides clients with ready access to highly experienced counsel in each of our services areas. Veteran partners are recognized experts, many of whom write, teach and lecture in their areas of practice, and all of whom previously practiced at major Boston law firms.
Many MBBP attorneys have served as in-house counsel. With an unusually high partner-associate ratio, coupled with a policy of hiring only seasoned associates, the firms experience level far exceeds that of most leading law firms..
Deftr develops and operates a real time platform that facilitates streamlining of the patent process for inventors under the brand name Legit Patents. Its product enables founders to protect their ideas and patents in real time and also interact and share experiences online.
Matthew Osman founded Deftr in 2016. It has its headquarters in Cambridge in Massachusetts..
We build vibrant, agile brands with smart design and thoughtful strategy. For more than 30 years, Monderer Design has helped clients tell a compelling story, engage their audience, and raise awareness.
We create: > powerful visual branding > innovative web and online design > compelling strategic communications, from ads to collateral systems > distinctive logos, brand marks, and brand extensions > attention-getting event communications. .
CloudContacts is a digital directory with cell phone numbers and other contact information. It provides its users with the ability to create a profile, update contact information, send contact requests, and accept contact request from other users.
It provides users the ability to choose which pieces of contact information to share with each connection. For someone to view your contact information, 1) Look-up a friend on CloudContacts.
2) Send a contacts request. 3) Your friend gets notified by push notification.
4) Your friend chooses which pieces of contact information. 5) You can then view your friends contact information.
6) Whenever your friend updates contact information, your address book updates in real-time.. .
Imaging Automation offers a range of document authentication, biometrics, and data collection solutions. The company offers products used to authenticate identification documents such as passports, visas, national identification cards, and drivers’ licenses.
Its products are used in security applications in the government, and travel and transportation industries. Imaging Automation, Inc.
was founded in 1991 and is based in Bedford, New Hampshire.. .
Eri Design is a small design firm located in Worcester, MA. They have the ability and experience to take your design project from concept to creation.
Whether you need a website design or a business identity for your company, Eri Design has the skills and talents to bring them to life. Eri Design strives for quality and perfection in their work.
A deep love for what they do motivates and drives them. Eri Design works closely with all their clients in all aspects of the design process.
They listen to them, take your their ideas seriously, and will incorporate them with their creativity to produce their best work.. .
ChosenSecurity, with its TC TrustCenter service, is a provider of On-Demand PKI (public key infrastructure) security services in the world, enabling a wide range of PKI-enabled security services for enterprise authentication, secure e-mail and digital signatures. ChosenSecurity delivers breakthrough economics and implementation speed to the Enterprise; up to 70% less than in-house implementations, 50% less than traditional managed services, and can be implemented in just a few weeks.
Unlike traditional PKI implementations, ChosenSecurity is the world’s first PKI that can be deployed across multiple clients in a web-based Security as a Service model, enabling any sized enterprise to achieve PKI security in a few weeks with no capital costs, hardware, software or network changes.. .
Trufina is the leading provider of online identity verification and identity management services, enabling individuals to verify their identity attributes online, and providing the identity management tools for sharing that verified identity information with individuals and websites across the Internet. Trufina offers a unique method of building trust on the Internet.
As the independent â€œtrusted sourceâ€ for id verification, Trufina protects the privacy of the individual while limiting the opportunity for fraud and identity theft from partnering websites. Based in Marblehead, MA..
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