Authernative, Inc. develops, markets, and sells enterprise and consumer level security solutions for enterprises, government agencies, online service providers, and consumers in the United States and internationally. The company offers authentication, authorization, administration, auditing, encryption, and single sign-on solutions. Its products include AuthGuard, a user authentication server to secure access to networks, extranets, portals, applications, data, transactions, and devices; and PassEnabler, an authorization, administration, and auditing engine, which allows Web-based single sign-on access for users. The companyâ€™s products are used to prevent unauthorized access to confidential data, protected resources, and financial transactions, as well as allow organizations to provide, deploy, and manage user authentication for enabling e-commerce, e-government, and regulatory compliance. It serves clients in various industries, including financial services and banking, healthcare, e-business/on-demand/Web2.0, enterprise, education, e-government, and retail, as well as small and medium businesses, financial institutions, and insurance companies. The company was founded in 2000 as Authenture, Inc. and changed its name to Authernative, Inc. in 2005. Authernative, Inc. is based in Redwood City, California.