Increasingly European enterprises must comply with regulations for establishing local residency of data and security infrastructure. HID Global now delivers its Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) as a Service (PKIaaS) with high availability and redundancy via a hybrid of data centers and cloud regions operated within the EU, enabling what it expects to be a growing number of European customers to simplify regulatory compliance.
HID Global announced it has acquired InvoTech Systems. The acquisition enhances HID’s advanced textile inventory management systems offering for uniforms, linens, and laundry operations and adds to HID Global’s industry-leading RFID portfolio. The acquisition advances HID’s stature within this growing market, as InvoTech provides technology and services to clients across hundreds of properties across the globe.
Automating the issuance of all enterprise public or private trusted digital certificates through a single platform reduces the risk of certificate mismanagement and associated outages. HID Global has simplified certificate automation for any Microsoft Active Directory-managed network devices with its PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) platform. Customers can seamlessly issue, renew, replace or revoke certificates automatically with Microsoft Autoenrollment now that any device on the network can easily be connected with HID’s cloud-based PKIaaS via the Microsoft Autoenrollment connector.
HID Global launched an enterprise-grade service that enables users to verify the date and time of their electronically or digitally signed documents, code and other files. The service embeds an irrefutable date and time thereby binding the signer’s Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) digital certificate to the date and time of their signature.
HID Global, which has now met the Internet Engineering Task Force standards RFC 3161 requirements for operating as a Timestamping Authority (TSA).
HID Global announced its Public Key Infrastructure-as-a-service (PKIaaS) platform now supports the widely adopted Automated Certificate Management Environment (ACME) protocol. The industry-standard ACME protocol is purpose-built to bring single-command simplicity to the previously manual job of managing digital certificates for creating secure web connections.
HID Global announced the TouchChip TC series of capacitive fingerprint sensors has been awarded Level 1 certification by independent third-party testing house iBeta Quality Assurance. This conformance —conducted in accordance with ISO/IEC 30107-3— affirms the HID Global biometric device functions to the highest standards, achieving 0% penetration during repeated test spoof attempts.
HID Global announced that Antigua and Barbuda has deployed HID Integrale for CRVS to modernize the country’s civil registry system. The solution helps the country embark on a digital transformation by enabling the secure registration and reporting of life events of residents and visitors, and offers a single, true source of verifiable identity information. The Government of Antigua and Barbuda partnered with HID Global to deliver a complete civil registration and vital statistics solution.
HID Global announced it has deployed the government of Libya’s first diplomatic and special ePassport program. HID provided Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs with HID Integrale, a secure end-to-end solution that expedites the application and issuance processes and manages the entire ePassport lifecycle. For improved security, the redesigned and modernized booklets include a durable polycarbonate datapage and are personalized using new laser engraving and chip encryption equipment.
HID Global announced it has expanded its award-winning Seos credential family. The Seos 16K is the industry’s first credential certified to the highest IT security level established by the independent testing service provider TÜV Informationstechnik GmbH, and it features the highest memory in the series to support multi-application deployments. Seos Essential is a new, single-application credential that delivers trusted security, data protection for deployments where complex implementations are not necessary.
HID Global announced that the American School of Guatemala has selected its Seos credential technology to modernize its physical access system. The solution significantly improves campus security and traffic efficiency for students and parents and enables staff to easily issue and manage access credentials. The American School of Guatemala is a private K-12 college preparatory school in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
HID Global announced that its next-generation Seos credential technology will enable Nymi Band 3.0 users to seamlessly open doors and authenticate to systems, devices and machines. The Nymi Band is the world’s only workplace wearable wristband that, once authenticated, offers the convenience of continuously authenticating the identity of the user until it’s removed from the wrist.
HID Global announced that it has acquired Access-IS, a leading technology provider of miniaturized reader devices that combine a number of key technologies ideal for mission-critical environments. Access-IS’s proven technology and solutions broaden HID Global’s technology portfolio, accelerate its vertical market expansion, and add new product offerings that help meet customers’ evolving needs for integrated, digitized solutions.
As consumers embrace the convenience of online and mobile banking at traditional and the latest all-digital financial institutions, it has become an increasingly difficult challenge to combat cybersecurity threats while complying with regulatory data-protection mandates. HID Global has solved those challenges for numerous banks as part of their digital transformations. Even with financial institutions returning to normal operating hours, many believe digital banking will grow in importance as part of ensuring business continuity.
HID Global announced the expansion of its biometrics identification management solutions to police departments and military installations around the globe. A large police force that covers a major capital city in Europe is using its HID NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader for rapid suspect identification in the field. The solution’s SDK is now available for iOS devices. This extends Bring-Your-Own-Device benefits to a wider scope of clients who seek a truly flexible and mobile single-fingerprint verification solution.
HID Global announced that the University of Connecticut (UConn) has selected its Seos smart cards and HID FARGO Connect secure issuance solution to optimize student services and strengthen security across its five-campus network. The HID FARGO Connect cloud-based platform enables UConn to decentralize ID issuance and eliminate student wait times, while Seos technology eliminates the vulnerabilities of its legacy system.
HID Global announced the launch of its smallest embedded reader module, the OMNIKEY 5127CK Reader Core. The latest addition to the proven OMNIKEY family makes it possible for systems integrators, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and other partners to embed RFID into devices with limited physical space to accurately authenticate people, reduce fraud and protect sensitive data in a contactless way.
HID Global announced that it has extended its open-architecture controller line with the introduction of HID Aero. Building on the proven success of its Mercury intelligent controller platform delivering total security beyond the door, HID Aero extends flexibility and access control choices to a wide range of businesses, while future-proofing an organization’s investment as requirements change.
HID Global announced it has collaborated with software company Alutel Mobility to power employee authentication at Newmont’s polymetallic mine in northeastern Mexico. HID’s OMNIKEY readers, Seos credentials, and Alutel Mobility’s solution with RAGTAB tablets and Alutel’s mobile app, allow Newmont to safeguard and monitor multiple entry points and car access at rural and underground mine locations, which are often impossible to equip with readers and lack internet connectivity.
As organizations around the world resume operations, new requirements for creating a safe workplace for employees are driving the need to automate approaches to manage employee social distancing and conduct contact tracing. HID Global announced landmark additions to its HID Location Services IoT ecosystem that simplify and streamline managing these protocols, and drive compliance to federal, state and local requirements to help prevent workplace exposure to COVID-19.
HID Global announced its new WorkforceID platform that enables a seamless, effortless experience when using identity credentials to access physical and digital workplaces. The new ISO27001-certified identity cloud service platform simplifies how employees access what they need to do their jobs, while solving workplace and visitor security, regulatory compliance and a variety of new business challenges as employees are returning to work.