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HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, management, and use of secure identities for millions of end-users around the world. The company's served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications.

The company's primary brands include ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO®, IdenTrust®, LaserCard®, Lumidigm®, Quantum Secure, and HID®. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 2,700 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.

The HID identity and access management (IAM) business unit provides banks risk-based advanced authentication with a threat and fraud detection solution (HID Risk Management Solution), an authentication and authorization platform (ActivID Authentication Platform), and a suite of end-user authentication hardware and software tokens.

HID Approve is the mobile authentication token based on public key cryptography and one-time password (OTP) technology, leveraging push notification functionality for ease of use. The solution embeds mobile application security functionalities like rootkit detection, runtime application self-protection (RASP), and code obfuscation for maximum security.

Solution Description

The HID ActivID® Authentication Server integrates with Entrust nShield® hardware security modules (HSMs) to provide logical and physical protection of keys used to sign digital certificates and to generate one-time passwords.

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  • PKI, Key & Certificate Management, IoT
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)


Integration Guide: HID ActivID Credential Management System
Solution Brief: HID Global offers comprehensive risk-based authentication solution with Entrust nShield

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