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Argentina selects HID Global to deliver new electronic cover for Its passport

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that the government of Argentina has selected HID Global to upgrade its ICAO electronic passport to a newer generation that will reduce costs, improve security and enhance the reliability of data reading at border control points.    The Argentine government is transitioning its electronic […]

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HID Global supports facial recognition with HID approve mobile authentication platform

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced that its HID Approve™ two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform now supports Apple’s iPhone X Face ID facial recognition system. The company expects facial recognition to play an increasingly important role in its authentication offering, combined with threat and fraud detection. “With the growing […]

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HID Global to acquire Mercury Security, expanding its leadership in Access Control

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Mercury Security, an OEM supplier of controllers for physical access control.  Mercury Security has over three million controllers installed at tens of thousands of sites worldwide, including at more than 90 of the Fortune 100 companies. […]

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Bridging the gap between physical and mobile credentials

By Steve Warne, HID Global. In a world where many of our daily tasks and authentication needs are migrating to mobile applications, the number of physical ID cards distributed by governments continues to grow, despite the emergence of new convenient mobile identity solutions. So why are ID documents still predominantly physical cards? Will this change […]

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HID Global acquires Arjo Systems to expand its Government ID business

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has acquired Arjo Systems SAS, a provider of physical and digital identity solutions for secure government ID applications. Arjo Systems gives HID Global broader capabilities to deploy electronic identification (eID) and ePassport solutions for government programs. “Our acquisition of Arjo Systems significantly […]

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HID Global wins Homeland Security Award from Government Security News

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has won the award for “Best Identity Management Platform” in the 2016 Homeland Security Awards Program.  The winning platform was the new HID PIV solution, which is the industry’s first end-to-end identity access management solution that enables commercial organizations and government agencies requiring higher security to […]

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HID Global predicts that 2017 will be the year for Identity Technology Industry

By HID Global. HID Global® is forecasting a shift in the use of identity technology that will lead to increased adoption of mobile devices and the latest smart card technology, a greater emphasis and reliance on the cloud, and a radical new way of thinking of trust in smart environments and Internet of Things (IoT). […]

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HID Global enable End-to-End Identity & Access Management for physical and IT Security

HID Global® have revealed what it is calling “the industry’s first end-to-end identity access management solution that enables government agencies and other organizations requiring higher security to use a single credential for accessing doors, IT systems, networks and data”.  The company’s new HID PIV™ (Personal Identity Verification) solution provides complete identity lifecycle management – from […]

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