Australian-first biometric authentication solution created by Australian locals Vault Cloud and Daltrey

Sydney, Australia, 10 August 2020: Today Vault Cloud announced it has partnered with Australian-based identity access management start-up Daltrey to create an Australian-first biometric solution, enabling frictionless authentication across all access scenarios. Together, Vault Cloud and Daltrey are building a secure ecosystem that protects physical and digital locations as well as the biometric data that enables access to them.

“There’s a growing need for more secure, seamless and convenient authentication spanning both physical and digital access scenarios,” says Blair Crawford, co-founder and managing director of Daltrey. “This partnership allows for an innovative identity defined approach to organisational security, helping government and corporate enterprises create secure, productive workplaces.”

The Daltrey platform allows users to create a unified biometric credential that gives them seamless access to assigned physical locations and digital applications. By offering biometrics-as-a-service, the collaboration provides corporate and government leaders with a means to solve their most pressing security, safety and compliance challenges in a simple, cost-effective way.

“There is a clear and growing need for biometric security solutions as Australian businesses and governments face ever more complex and sophisticated cyber threats,” said Michelle Price, CEO of AustCyber. “Building national, trusted capability is now a higher-order priority and we need Australian innovators like Daltrey and Vault Cloud to expand our cyber security ecosystem. This partnership is a hugely positive contribution to the development of a responsive and globally competitive cyber security sector.”

Vault Cloud’s secure data storage solution will be used to store valuable personally identifiable information (PII) including biometric data such as faces, irises and fingerprints on Australian shores. All Vault Cloud data is protected by security-cleared Australian citizens to ensure the highest level security of Australia’s personal information.

“Access and authentication is a continued concern for government and corporate entities with certain security requirements,” said Rupert Taylor Price, CEO of Vault Cloud. “Biometric identity access will provide a robust, secure solution that is backed by the sovereign capabilities of our partnership. It represents an important step in protecting Australian citizens and organisations.”

In addition to building a secure biometric ecosystem, the partnership will provide an intelligent middleware platform that integrates with existing access management providers. The secure biometrics-as-a-service solution will be offered to Australian business and government organisations regardless of the service provider used.

About Vault Cloud

Vault Cloud is Secure Sovereign Community Cloud for Government and Critical Infrastructure. We offer flexible, hyperscale, scalable cloud services combining the highest level of security, privacy, physical and legal sovereignty, and governance with the aim of ensuring the safety of Australia’s data. We work with key government departments including the Digital Transformation Agency, Services Australia, the Department of Jobs and Small Business, the Department of Health, the Department of Social Services and Department of Defence.

Media contacts

Vault Cloud
To interview Rupert Taylor-Price, please contact Amy Kirk on behalf of Vault Cloud on +61 448 936 897 or [email protected].

To interview Blair Crawford, please contact Kye Greenacre from Daltrey on 0409 888 451 or [email protected]

To interview Michelle Price, please contact Tom Finnigan from AustCyber on 0408 867 367 or [email protected]