HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and Gold Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is introducing the HID Authentication Service, as a part of its cloud identity platform, designed to provide a suite of trusted identity solutions, making it easy to manage and use identities through a secure cloud delivery model.
This multi-tenant cloud authentication service delivers large scale, simplified on-boarding of users and frictionless authentication for identity and access management (IAM) customers spanning a variety of industries.
New regulations are leaving organizations struggling to provide the security, convenience and compliance for user access required for GDPR, PSD2, the California Privacy Regulation and HIPAA, etc.
Many of these organizations are deploying a patchwork of identity solutions, either on-premise, on the cloud or a hybrid combination, incorporating from multiple vendors that don’t necessarily work well together, or don’t offer the necessary authentication services to meet their compliance needs.
The result is unnecessary complexity, IT overhead costs, organizational confusion and ultimately solutions that fail to meet regulatory requirements.
HID’s new IAM cloud solution removes these complexities, as well as the related challenges of providing multi-factor authentication to an expanding and diverse population of users.
(Multi-factor authentication is simple; something you have, something you are and something you know. Learn what how to protect your data and your network, regardless of human error. Courtesy of HID Global and YouTube.)
While other identity vendors offer single-purpose authentication solutions that may solve one issue, the HID Authentication Service will continue to add new services to allow organizations to leverage their existing technology towards accomplishing even more new identity goals.
IAM also provides centralized audit logs to simplify compliance capabilities and reduce the audit burdens.
“HID Global continues its move toward cloud solutions with the addition of new IAM services, expanding the offering with a unifying technology platform for our millions of users,” explained Brad Jarvis, Vice President & Managing Director of Identity & Access Management Solutions (IAMS) with HID Global.
“HID is among the only IAM solution providers that can offer authentication for high security use cases all the way down to basic enterprise multi-factor authentication.”
“With this breadth of solutions, we believe that organizations in regulated markets, in particular, will gain the most significant benefits from the HID Authentication Service.”
The HID Authentication Service provides a secure and scalable authentication platform for trusted identity, along with HID’s mobile authentication solution, HID Approve™.
(HID Approve™ is a next-gen multi-factor authentication solution that combines the security of public key-based cryptography with the convenience of mobile push notifications. Courtesy of HID Global and YouTube. Posted on Apr 11, 2018.)
The new HID Authentication Service offers the following Customer benefits:
- Cloud service with easy setup and low barrier of entry
- Convenient and secure authentication solution
- Enable compliance with evolving industry regulations
Users gain the benefits of the flexibility, scalability and cost-effectiveness of a cloud-based services IAM platform.
For example, in financial services, access to high-value transactions can be protected by integrating API calls to the HID Authentication Service from third-party software, such as the Temenos T24 core banking platform.
Whereas a partner in healthcare, can build patient access to healthcare portals to be HIPAA-compliant.
To make this happen, HID is making APIs available to developers, partners and managed security service providers (MSSPs) to offer scalable, built-in authentication services.
As a trusted partner, HID will provide toolkits to system integrators and IT programmers to support the rollout, while at the same time, continuing to sell and support its award-winning on-premise IAM solutions.
The Authentication Service is ideal for:
- Enterprise organizations – operating within regulated industries – who need to be compliant with security regulations
- Enterprise organizations wanting to protect access to corporate networks and resources while balancing ease of use and convenience for employees
- Managed Service Providers seeking to deliver multi-tenant authentication to their customers
- Government agencies, Financial Services’ and Healthcare providers securing access to online services for citizens, customers and patients.
The new HID Authentication Service can be complemented by other services offered by the cloud identity platform, such as the HID Risk Management Solution, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Credential Management services.
HID’s new cloud solution is purpose-built for IT teams to manage identities in mixed environments, and with sophisticated attacks on the rise, HID’s IAM is an ideal platform for handling a large-scale rollout, testing, provisioning and delivery of authentication services to protect networks and applications.
HID Global Takes Gold in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
Best Cyber Risk Management
HID Risk Management Solution
*HID Global is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Gold Award Winner
(HID Global’s HID RMS combines evidence based threat detection capabilities, anomaly detection and behavioral biometrics supported by machine learning while enabling financial institutions to detect with a high level of accuracy a broad range of risks. Courtesy of HID Global and YouTube.)
The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.
Over 130 distinguished guests representing National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Firms, gathered from across North America, Europe and the Middle East to be honored among their peers in their respective fields which included:
- The Department of Homeland Security
- The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
- Argonne National Laboratory
- The Department of Homeland Security
- The Department of Justice
- The Security Exchange Commission Office of Personnel Management
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection
- Viasat, Hanwha Techwin, Lenel, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Verint, Canon U.S.A., BriefCam, Pivot3, Milestone Systems, Allied Universal, Ameristar Perimeter Security and More!
The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.
The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program was Proudly Sponsored by ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, Desktop Alert, and Royal Holdings Technologies.
Early Bird Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland SecurityAwards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.
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