HID PIV Solution Offers Single Credential for IT, Physical Access Control

HID Global has announced a new end-to-end identity access management solution aimed at letting organizations use just one credential to access both physical facilities and data. It’s called HID PIV.HID PIV Solution Offers Single Credential for IT, Physical Access Control

The solution is primarily aimed at the government sector, but also has applications in other regulated industries including healthcare, banking and transportation. It operates primarily through a smart card, which is used not only to gain access to physical doors but to login to secure IT systems; and these credentials can be issued and revoked easily, allowing for complete lifecycle management.

The solution is available in two distinct versions, with HID PIV Express offering the standard package, and HID PIV Enterprise offering integration with the Quantum Secure SAFE Software Suite, a platform designed to bridge disparate IT and physical access control systems.

December 9, 2016 – by Alex Perala