by Mark Cochran 0 Comments

New Mexico’s San Juan College Deploys BIO-key's PortalGuard Identity and Access Management Solution for Frictionless, Cost-Effective Single Sign-on

 

Wall, NJ, October 14, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that San Juan College, located in Farmington, New Mexico, has deployed BIO-key's PortalGuard Identity and Access Management solution. The BIO-key solution provides increased security and supports a broader array...

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Tags: 2FA, Cloud SaaS, cloud security, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Cloud authenticaiton, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement

by Mark Cochran 0 Comments

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Deploys BIO-key’s PortalGuard Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solution for Two-factor Authentication Compliance

 

Wall, NJ, October 8, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that the U.S. General Services Agency (GSA), which provides centralized procurement for the federal government, selected BIO-key’s PortalGuard IAM solution to deliver flexible, secure and compliant two-factor...

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Tags: 2FA, Cloud SaaS, cloud security, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Cloud authenticaiton, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement

by Mark Cochran 0 Comments

College Selects BIO-key’s PortalGuard SaaS IAM Solution to Improve the Digital Experience for Students and Faculty

 

Wall, NJ, September 26, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that Southern California-based Chaffey College selected BIO-key’s PortalGuard cloud hosted IAM solution to enhance the online user experience across the institution. The college required a proven and secure IT...

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Tags: 2FA, Cloud SaaS, cloud security, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Cloud authenticaiton, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement

by Chris Hoey 0 Comments

PortalGuard SaaS: Welcome to the Next Generation

Here at PortalGuard, we’re always looking to the future.  Whatever the next way is for us to improve our products, our culture, ourselves, and the lives of our customers, we’re there. In one of the fastest moving and constantly evolving industries, we take pride in staying ahead of the cutting edge. We are committed to leveraging new technologies in new ways so that we can continue to meet the...

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Tags: cloud, Cloud SaaS, identity management, SaaS, Cloud Hosted System

by Gregg Browinski 0 Comments

How Can a Cloud Provider Securely Access my Active Directory?

More users and companies are running software applications in the cloud than ever before. When even the US Federal government is looking to get into the cloud, it's a clear indication that it has reached wide acceptance. Similarly, Identity as a Service (IDaaS) has been around for years, but how often do admins considering this approach bother to take a deeper dive into the issue of directory...

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Tags: Authentication, Authentication Methods, Authentication Security, Cloud SaaS, encryption, firewall, Identity Federation, IT Security, #security, Access Control, Access Management, Active Directory, User Authentication, VPN, OAuth 2.0, OAauth, IDaaS, directory synchronization

by Christopher Perry 0 Comments

Prophecy Vs. Reality: Popular Cybersecurity Trends of 2019

Society loves prophecy.  Whether it’s used as a justification for acts of good or evil, or even if it’s just a matter of looking at your friend and saying “HA!  I was right!”  Correctly predicting what’s coming is a safe bet in terms of drawing interest, and it is a small wonder that even the biggest tech giants have hopped on that bandwagon.  Of course, prophecy and reality often differ, and...

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Tags: 2FA, Authentication, authentication management, Authentication Security, authentication security, cloud, Cloud SaaS, cloud security, #cybersecurity, encryption, Gartner, Identity Provider, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, #passwords, #ssoimplementations, trust, Authentication Provider, Cloud authenticaiton, Cloud Authentication, data breach, data security, password encryption, two-factor, Two-Factor Authentication, #twofactor, security trends, password habits, secure acounts, password-based authentication, passwordless, Keeping your information safe, NIST, contextual Two-Factor Authentication, usual password, Google, identity solutions, open-source software, haveibeenpwned.com, two-step authentication, two-step verification, real-time monitoring

by Steve Ocepek 3 Comments

PortalGuard + AWS: the Benefits of Cloud Without Exposing Credentials

Guest post from SecureState’s Chief Technology Officer, Steve Ocepek

SecureState is a global management consulting firm specializing in information security. For years, the company has used PortalGuard to authenticate customers to its MyState login portal. With new application development incorporating Amazon Web Services (AWS), SecureState discovered the need to implement a federated login...

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Tags: Amazon Web Services, Authentication Security, Cloud SaaS, Guest Blog, Industry Updates, Product Updates, SecureState, Dynamic Analysis

Single Sign on Solution | Taking PortalGuard to the Cloud

Amazon, Microsoft, Apple and Google – they all have their own “cloud” offerings. Some are more substantial than others and the targeted audiences range from large corporations, school districts and universities to software developers and even my parents or kids at home. The buzz words mostly center on ‘the cloud’ and convenience, which I mostly agree with – who says there’s no truth in...

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Tags: Authentication Security, Cloud SaaS, PortalGuard, SSO, Cloud authenticaiton, Dynamic Analysis, PortalGuard Update, Single Sign-On (SSO)

Pros and Cons of Cloud Authentication

Remember when clouds were just floating weather objects in the sky? It was not too long ago that this was the only thing people thought of when the word was mentioned; now it is a completely different story. Today everything is now in the cloud! Our information is floating on a cloud somewhere as we speak, but is it safe? Is it safer to have your information stored in the cloud or locally? To...

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Tags: Authentication Security, Cloud SaaS, SSO, #2FA, Cloud Authentication, Dynamic Analysis, Single Sign-On (SSO), Two-Factor Authentication, User Authentication