|[October 23, 2013]
HID Global's ActivID Authentication Appliance Awarded the Most Innovative Security Product by the European Banking Forum
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today
announced that its ActivID®
Authentication Appliance has been selected by the European Banking
Forum (EBF) organization as the winner of the Most Innovative Security
or Risk Service or Product in the 2013 Retail Banking Awards - Security
and Risk. Judges included key experts in the banking sector across EMEA.
The award recognizes and champions excellence as a celebration of
success and innovation in the banking industry.
"With the rapid rise in mobile and traditional online banking, financial
institutions need to apply consistent security practices and take a
holistic view of fraud in all channels since customer information and
transactions can be performed at multiple points of access," said Harm
Radstaak, managing director, EMEA with HID Global. "HID Global's ActivID
Authentication Appliance addresses banking customers' needs to
conveniently and securely access their accounts, online or on their
mobile phone, and this prestigious award is further validation of our
ongoing commitment to developing innovative authentication solutions. We
are honored to be acknowledged by a renowned organization such as the
European Banking Forum."
ID Authentication Appliance is designed to offer a unified,
integrated authentication platform that delivers operational
cost-efficiencies including centralized security control for
multi-channel banking environments. It allows for intuitive management
of credentials across a broad range of users and device types, while
delivering risk-appropriate protection. Financial institutions can
mitigate fraudulent activity effectively across all channels, in
real-time, with HID Global's ActivID Threat Detection Service that is
integrated into ActivID Authentication Appliance. The solution is
recognized for both foundationally sound and forward-looking
capabilities that support external authentication credentials and
flexibility for banks with different implementation needs or multiple
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About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services,
solutions, and know-how related to the creation, use, and management of
secure identities for millions of customers 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. Primary brands are
ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO®, Codebench®, LaserCard® and HID®.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 employees
worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100
countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more
information, visit www.hidglobal.com.
®HID, the HID logo, and ActivID are trademarks or
registered trademarks of HID Global in the U.S. and/or other countries.
All other trademarks, service marks, and product or service names are
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