WALL, N.J., July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that the municipality of Durham, North Carolina has selected BIO-key's PortalGuard solution to meet the city's IAM requirements and provide needed cybersecurity controls. After reviewing potential solutions, Durham chose PortalGuard to enhance the city's security posture to combat the ever-changing threat environment.
The primary objectives for senior management in Durham's IT department were to implement a self-service password management solution and to allow for the implementation of more robust password policies without negatively impacting the users and the help desk staff. PortalGuard allows authorized users to self-manage their passwords to maintain an uninterrupted workflow while also enabling a mix of additional authentication methods to ensure a secure end-to-end process. The PortalGuard solution was integrated with Office 365 and Active Directory to reinforce secure access to their enterprise applications while also providing self-service capabilities across the organization.