HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, is pleased to announce the HID Crescendo® Smart Card Solutions is a Finalist in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program.
HID Global’s Crescendo® is a family of credit card-sized smart cards designed to provide versatile and secure IT and physical access control.
Crescendo leverages a state-of the-art smart card platform technology to deliver a standards-based solution for strong authentication and data protection.
Crescendo smart cards eliminate the need to carry multiple credentials or remember multiple passwords or PINs by providing a single card that acts as a container for multiple identifiers and authentication mechanisms associated to a single user.
(See how HID PIV Enterprise and Express solutions delivers an integrated authentication solution for standards-compliant identity and credential management. The components are designed to support each other, so you can deploy our solution faster, and enjoy a simplified management experience going forward. Courtesy of HID Global and YouTube.)
Governments and critical infrastructure clients use HID Global’s Crescendo to meet a variety of security and compliance needs not met by other vendors.
Specific key advantages of Crescendo include:
Enhanced security credential
One card for physical and IT access featuring a cryptographic secure element
Broad range of applications
Allows access to computer, network or cloud, encryption, PKI based authentication, digital signing and more
Part of the HID Global ecosystem
Integrated and tested with ActivID® ActivClient®, ActivID Credential Management System, HID PIV Express® and HID PIV Enterprise®
Compatible with many major Physical Access Control Systems (PACS)
Available in different options, including HID Seos®, FIPS 140-2 certification and FIPS201/PIV certification
HID® Crescendo® authenticators provide organizations with high assurance digital credentials by leveraging certified cryptography in accordance with NIST high authenticator assurance level SP800-63 IAL2 / IAL3.
A strong identity is the foundation of zero trust security and helps organizations protect personal and corporate data as well as meet regulatory requirements.
Crescendo smartcards which serve as an employee visual ID corporate badge, can be used for workstation logon, network access, email and document signing and encryption.
In addition to smartcards other form factors are available including smart USB keys and mobile apps.
Crescendo authenticators implement multiple protocols including FIDO2, PIV/PKI and OATH to ensure interoperability with the widest range of applications.
Crescendo authenticators can be used by themselves and can also be managed by HID’s solutions, for organizations deploying security at scale.
Winners to be Announced at the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC East – Register Today
Time is running out to Register for the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon on November 20th, in New York City and give yourself & your clients a break from the show!
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.
The highlight of the 2019 AST Homeland Security Awards Program will be the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East, in the Jacob Javits Exhibition Center from 12:00pm – 3:00pm, room 1A05.
ISC East is the Northeast’s largest security industry event and ISC East 2019 will feature Drones & Robotics.
Your ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon registration includes complimentary attendee access to both ISC East – and the Infosecurity ISACA North America Expo and Conference, where you can meet the world’s most innovative suppliers and cyber experts, immerse yourself in hands-on tech and learn from world-renowned speakers and thought-leaders.
Two Global Leaders – One Combined Conference and Exhibition
Already Exhibiting and/or attending the 2019 ISC East Conference?
Thank take advantage of this exclusive luncheon opportunity to take a break from the show – Invite your team, guests, clients and show visitors to a lovely and affordable plated meal event in the heart of New York City, for a fabulous networking opportunity!
Go to https://americansecuritytoday.com/product/awards-luncheon/ to secure your seat or reserve a table.
***Limited space available so Register Today. There will be no on-site registrations.
The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of corporate and government nominations received, as well as record breaking ‘ASTORS’ Presentation Luncheon Attendees, with top firms trying to register for the exclusive high – end luncheon and networking opportunity – right up to the event kickoff on Wednesday afternoon, at the ISC East registration!
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 Physical and Cyber Security Fields including:
- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
- Argonne National Laboratory
- The Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology (DHS S&T)
- The Department of Justice (DOJ)
- The Security Exchange Commission Office of Personnel Management (SEC OPM)
- The Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA)
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
- Int Assoc of Counterterrorism and Security Professionals (IACSP)
- Lenel, Attivo Networks, Hanwha Techwin, FLIR Systems, SolarWinds, ATI Systems, Everbridge, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Verint, Canon U.S.A., Gurucul, Regroup Mass Notification, BriefCam, ShotSpotter, HID Global, IPVideo Corp, SWORD Technologies, Kiernan Group Holdings, Allied Universal, Code Dx, Automatic Systems, TCOM LP, NICE Public Safety, PC Matic, Rave Mobile Safety, Ameristar Perimeter Security and More!
Register Today at https://americansecuritytoday.com/product/awards-luncheon/ to secure your seat or reserve a table.
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.
Why the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program?
American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’
Why American Security Today?
The traditional security marketplace has long been covered by a host of publications putting forward the old school basics to what is Today – a fast changing security landscape.
American Security Today is uniquely focused on the broader Homeland Security & Public Safety marketplace with over 75,000 readers at the Federal, State and local levels of government as well as firms allied to government.
American Security Today brings forward a fresh compelling look and read with our customized digital publications that hold readers eyes throughout the story with cutting edge editorial that provides solutions to their challenges.
The 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program is Proudly Sponsored by ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, Desktop Alert and SWORD Technologies.
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