BIO-key International Secures Contract with Foreign Defense Ministry

- June 10th, 2019

Bio-key International (NASDAQ:BKYI), cybersecurity company focused on biometric solutions for authentication announced that it has secured a new contract with a foreign defense ministry where Bio-key will be integrating its software engine and single-sign on services. The company was referred by a Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) division. As quoted in the press release: After being referred to … Continued

Bio-key International (NASDAQ:BKYI), cybersecurity company focused on biometric solutions for authentication announced that it has secured a new contract with a foreign defense ministry where Bio-key will be integrating its software engine and single-sign on services. The company was referred by a Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) division.

As quoted in the press release:

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.

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