BIO-key Named as a Finalist for SC Media 2021 Trust Award

It’s been an exciting 2021 so far as the wheels continue to turn in the identity industry. Most recently, BIO-key was recognized by SC Media in its 2021 Trust Awards as one of the finalists and leading providers of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, recognized for the quality, security, and ease of use of our PortalGuard IDaaS platform.

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Tags: authentication management, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, #userauthentication, IDaaS, identity and access management

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Securing Remote User Authentication for VPN

A virtual private network (VPN) gives you online privacy and anonymity by creating a private network from a public internet connection. VPNs mask your IP (Internet Protocol) address and establish a secure and encrypted connection to provide greater privacy than even a secure Wi-Fi spot.

More importantly, as more users are working from home and expected to continue to work from home, VPNs...

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Tags: Authentication Security, IT Security, NAS, PortalGuard, remote access, OTP, Password Security, RADIUS, Remote Authentication, Single-Factor Authentication, Two-Factor Authentication, Virtual Private Network, VPN

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Getting Support for Your Hybrid Environment from an IDaaS Solution

While there are key benefits to moving to a cloud-based IAM solution, not all of them are created equal when it comes to their support for various applications and environments. Although the great “cloud migration” is underway, your environment is probably like many organizations – a hybrid. A mix of cloud, on-prem and even “legacy” applications are still in use. With many IDaaS solutions solely...

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Tags: hybrid, PortalGuard, total cost of ownership, Cloud Authentication, User Authentication, flexibility, IAM, cost-effective, IDaaS, identity management software, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Article, Article - Resource Center

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How Your Cybersecurity Budget May Be Suffering from Your IAM Solution

The pressure to find or update your IAM solutions is at an all-time high. 

But when faced with this pressure, you may be choosing an IAM solution that delivers unexpected costs in overhead and licensing fees.

According to Gartner, Inc., by not looking at alternative or even open-source options you could be missing out on as high as 25% savings in your IAM budget.

When rushing to find an...

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Tags: PortalGuard, total cost of ownership, Cloud Authentication, User Authentication, flexibility, IAM, cost-effective, IDaaS, identity management software, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Article, Article - Resource Center

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Finding an IAM Solution - Flexibility is the Key

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is not a new concept or one that many organizations don't already have as part of their security strategy. However, with the evolving threats and constant changes brought on by digital transformation, customer expectations, and even an unexpected pandemic, the need to be able to adapt is more critical than ever. 

What happens though when your current...

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Tags: PortalGuard, Cloud Authentication, User Authentication, flexibility, IAM, IDaaS, identity management software, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Article, Article - Resource Center

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Fight Password Fatigue with Single Sign-On Software

Everyone hates passwords, but what most users hate about them is how many they have to remember. In many organizations it has become a requirement to have different complicated passwords for different applications that store valuable and confidential data. So if you have ever just felt overloaded with tons of passwords from work, personal finance, or your Netflix account, you could be suffering...

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Tags: Authentication Security, #infosec, IT Security, #ITSecurity, PortalGuard, #singlesignon, PassiveKey, Password Security, Single Sign-On, Single Sign-On (SSO)

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3 Ways to Help Employees Spot Phishing Attacks

From a data breach investigation of Verizon, roughly one in 10 employees will click on a malicious email.And the average phishing attack costs a mid-sized company $1.6 million.Computer phishing attacks are fraudulent processes where victims are tricked into giving away sensitive user information, potentially putting an entire company at risk.

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Marion Technical College Selects BIO-key's PortalGuard Identity and Access Management Solution for Improved Access and Security to Critical Applications

 

Wall, NJ, October 21, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that Marion Technical College, located in Marion, Ohio, has selected BIO-key's PortalGuard IAM solution to deliver cost-effective and secure Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) and seamless Single Sign-On (SSO) for...

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Tags: 2FA, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management

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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 IAM for education solution. The BIO-key solution provides increased security and supports a broader array of Single...

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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

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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