uLogon in Action

Automated and quick log-in

With Unisys uLogon, clients benefit from:

  • An automated and quick log-in or screen unlock that allows more productivity and better quality tracking especially in production sites
  • A simplified architecture that does not require expensive PKI infrastructure neither costly helpdesk support for Password Reset
  • A strong authentication solution that delivers security, efficiency and control in a cost effective manner

Read about Unisys in action with the following clients:

A National Hospital

Business Challenge
  • Workstations/Desktops accessed and shared by multiple users, exposing sensitive data in the process
  • Logging in/off and waiting for applications to load consumes precious time
  • Subsequent users are denied access if the previous user locks a workstation and walks away
Solution
  • uLogon Screenlocker solution
Results and benefit
  • Enhanced security by allowing legitimate users to access sensitive data
  • Improved productivity by significantly reducing the time spent by users logging in/log off
  • Increased regulatory compliance by enabling secure user access and deploying a proven method that uses RFID badges to protect internal data and networks
  • Improved work quality through full traceability and accountability

A National Postal Service

Business Challenge
  • Usability issues - Temporary / part-time workers tend to forget their passwords once they back on the job
  • Cost issues: High cost of help desk support for password resets
  • Following policies that require a frequent / periodic change in passwords is a time consuming task and may force users towards default or easy-to-remember passwords
  • Security issues
    • Weak passwords can be easily guessed or hacked
    • Strong password policies can actually reduce security: Users often write and store passwords in obvious locations
Solution
  • Biometric uLogon solution with palm vein scanners integrated into the mouse, keyboard or installed as standalone devices
Results and Benefits
  • By eliminating help desk support for password resets, the client was able to gain 650K dollars in annual cost savings
  • Simplified Architecture - Integration with active directory enables a flexible as well as an automatic Rights Management process
  • Convenience - Freedom from remembering passwords
  • Security - Biometric authentication ensures that the users are who they claim to be

A Swiss Watch Manufacturer

Business Challenge
  • Security: Workstations on the shop floor are accessed and shared by multiple users, exposing sensitive product data in the process
  • Productivity:
    • Several hundred employees sharing half as many PCs’ to enter product details in the ERP system
    • Logging in/off and waiting for applications to load consumes precious time
Solution
  • uLogon Screenlocker solution with contactless chip and RFID
Results and Benefits
  • Enhanced security by allowing legitimate users to access sensitive data
  • Improved communication within the organization that shortened business response times to customer demands
  • Improved productivity by significantly reducing the time spent by users logging in/log off, and in password administration and maintenance
  • Increased regulatory compliance by enabling secure user access and deploying a proven method to protect internal data and networks
  • Improved work quality by allowing managers to fairly reward good performance through full traceability

A Technology & Manufacturing Company

Business Challenge
  • Usability issues – Logging into Windows workstations in protected areas is complex
  • Following policies that require a frequent/periodic change in passwords is a time consuming task and may force users towards default or easy-to-remember passwords
  • Security Issues
    • Audit challenges - No way of tracking logins, logouts, password changes and other user activity on each workstation
    • Weak passwords can be easily guessed or hacked
    • Strong password policies can hamper security: Users often write and store passwords in obvious locations
Solution
  • uLogon solution with RFID readers for secure Windows login
Results and benefit
  • Simplified Architecture - Integration with active directory enables a flexible as well as an automatic Rights Management process
  • Convenience -
    • Freedom from remembering passwords
    • Integration with existing badges
    • Changing passwords is an automated process with no user interaction required
  • Security - The password is securely stored in the Legic badge​