Herkimer County, New York Selects PortalGuard Identity Management Platform For Secure and Compliant Access

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

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WALL, N.J., Jan. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of workforce and customer identity and access management (IAM) solutions featuring Identity-Bound Biometrics (IBB), today announced Herkimer County, NY (Herkimer) has selected BIO-key’s PortalGuard IAM platform to provide its workforce with secure access to mission-critical data to meet their cybersecurity insurance requirements. Herkimer County sought a flexible and agile IAM platform to add Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to their security stack to support cybersecurity compliance requirements without disrupting their users’ workflows. Solution flexibility was essential to the Herkimer project because their user groups’ experience levels varied, so they needed a solution that provided enhanced security and optimal ease of use. PortalGuard enables the County's IT team to leverage the platform’s seventeen available authentication methods to allow Administrators and users to choose the method that best fits their workflow and access scenarios at that moment. No headaches, no interruptions - PortalGuard just works while simplifying IT touchpoints. PortalGuard delivers user-friendly, scalable access security that keeps organizations ahead of ever-changing security threats and meets their enterprise compliance goals.

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