BIO-key to Participate in CIO Forum Panel and Showcase its PortalGuard Identity and Access Management Platform at the National Counties Association Conference July 20-24

BIO-key International, Inc.

VP of Product Kimberly Biddings is an expert panelist in “A Crash Course in Marketing – Communicating Cybersecurity in Your County” during the CIO Forum on Weds.

AURORA, Colorado and WALL, NJ, July 14. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) and identity-related biometrics (IBB) solutions, today announced today that she will sponsor and exhibit at the National Association of Counties (NACo) annual conference at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado, July 20-24. BIO-key will meet potential customers and host Q&A sessions, as well as live demonstrations of their award-winning PortalGuard® IAM platform at Booth 507. BIO-key’s Vice President of Products, Kimberly Biddings, will be one of the featured expert panelists on “A Crash Course in Marketing – Communicating Cybersecurity in Your County” at NACo’s CIO Forum on Wednesday, July 20e.

Counties have an important responsibility to protect and secure residents’ personal information, priceless historical records, and critical infrastructure in the event of a security breach. In recent years, counties have faced hundreds of cyberattacks that threaten their residents and critical infrastructure, including 911 call centers and water treatment plants. For another year in a row, this elevated cybersecurity to a top priority for conference attendees, with multi-factor authentication (MFA) remaining at the top of NACo’s list of cybersecurity priorities and best practices.

“For the second year in a row, we are thrilled to sponsor and attend this event at a critical time when cybersecurity is a priority for all counties,” said Fred Correntino, Chief Revenue Officer of BIO-key. “Counties are an integral part of our nationwide infrastructure, and as an active partner of NACo member counties, we look forward to helping county IT managers implement stronger IAM controls and discuss mitigation measures. essential cyber security to protect their constituents against the increase in cyber attacks. »

Attendees are invited to stop by Booth 507 for live demonstrations of BIO-key’s PortalGuard solutions and to discuss their cybersecurity priorities, including:

  • Implement multi-factor authentication, including biometrics;

  • Secure remote access;

  • Eliminate passwords with single sign-on;

  • Electoral security; and

  • Configuration of the security policy.

During demos, attendees will see why PortalGuard stands out for its ability to help counties implement a comprehensive IAM strategy. PortalGuard is the only IAM platform to offer Identity-Bound Biometric Authentication (IBB) as part of its multi-factor authentication capabilities, which uses a single, centralized biometric identity to verify the person, not just a password, token or device. The platform provides unparalleled flexibility to support consolidation and aggregation of solutions under a set of centrally managed security policies and drive better user adoption. PortalGuard is affordable for counties of all sizes, offering full platform functionality often 50-60% below the competition, and is backed by a team of IAM experts, who are easy to reach and act as an extension of the county’s IT team. , rapidly improving their cybersecurity posture.

To learn more about BIO-key’s IAM solutions for counties, please visit the BIO-key website.

About BIO-key International, Inc. (www.BIO-key.com)
BIO-key has over two decades of expertise in delivering authentication technologies for thousands of organizations and millions of users and is revolutionizing authentication with multi-factor Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions and biometrics, including its PortalGuard IAM solution, which provides convenient and secure access to high-value devices, information, applications and transactions. BIO-key’s patented software and hardware solutions with state-of-the-art biometric capabilities enable on-premises and cloud-based identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) solutions at scale, as well as customized enterprise solutions .

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