Font License for Symantec Advanced Authentication Component
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Font License for Symantec Advanced Authentication Component


Article ID: 272715


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CA Strong Authentication CA Advanced Authentication - Strong Authentication (AuthMinder / WebFort) CA Advanced Authentication CA Risk Authentication


We have received an email from claiming that we are using their fonts on our Access Management portal without a direct license.

In Symantec Adapter component, the font "ca_sans-regular-webfont.woff" is referenced in the style-sheet file "arcot-enrollment.css" as follows:
@font-face {
    font-family: 'CASansRegular';
    src: url('../fonts/ca_sans-regular-webfont.eot');
    src: url('../fonts/ca_sans-regular-webfont.eot?#iefix') format('embedded-opentype'),
         url('../fonts/ca_sans-regular-webfont.woff') format('woff'),
         url('../fonts/ca_sans-regular-webfont.ttf') format('truetype'),
         url('../fonts/ca_sans-regular-webfont.svg#CASansRegular') format('svg');
    font-weight: normal;
    font-style: normal;
To use these fonts, please check if you have purchased a related license.


Release : 9.1 SP4

Symantec Adapter component of Advanced Authentication


Broadcom engineering team has reviewed and confirmed that Advanced Authentication product is using the paid font ("ca_sans-regular-webfont.woff") from in the adapter components like AFMwizard, arcotafm, arcotsm and adapter sample apps.

Couple of years ago, Advanced Authentication did an exercise to remove the paid fonts from other components and after that stopped the license renewal for the fonts from The Adapter component was not a part of this exercise.

Broadcom Product Management is working with to resolve any license issue. The end customer of the Advanced Authentication product doesn't have to worry about working with 3rd party vendors directly. Broadcom teams will handle the issue and inform the respective customers post the resolution.