Foreign Defense Ministry Significantly Expands Deployment of BIO-key Biometric Solutions for Secure Access to Microsoft Applications and Data. $300K Follow-on Order Brings Total Project Revenue to Nearly $1M Since January 2018
Jun 11, 2019
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WALL, N.J., -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric authentication and security solutions, today announced a significant follow-on order from a leading foreign defense ministry for a major expansion of their BIO-key deployment, initially reported in January of 2018.
After being referred to BIO-key by Microsoft’s Windows Core Security and Identity Team, the ministry’s technology team integrated WEB-key, BIO-key’s core biometric software engine, with Microsoft Windows Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), delivering biometric single sign-on access control to shared files, Microsoft Office applications and Outlook. After successful initial deployment and operation, the ministry added more BIO-key software licenses and fingerprint scanning hardware for utilization across additional users and workstations.
“This particular customer is globally recognized for its cutting-edge cyber-security expertise and is renowned for their innovative use of advanced technologies,” stated Jim Sullivan, BIO-key Senior Vice President, Strategy and Compliance. “We were delighted that such a capable and prestigious technology team determined that BIO-key met their security and scalability requirements and have now made follow-on investments to grow their user base. Defense Ministries are constant targets of cyber-attacks, and we are glad to help them step up authentication to the highest assurance with NIST-verified accuracy and FIPS compliance,” added Sullivan.
About BIO-key International, Inc. (www.bio-key.com)
BIO-key is revolutionizing authentication with biometric solutions that enable convenient and secure access to information and high-stakes transactions. We offer alternatives to passwords, PINs, tokens, and cards to make it easy for enterprises and consumers to secure their devices as well as information in the cloud. Our premium finger scanning devices offer market-leading quality, performance and price. BIO-key also brings the power and ease of use of biometric technology to its TouchLock line of biometric and Bluetooth enabled padlocks – providing even more ways to BIO-key your world!
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