IBM Validates BIO-key's Fingerprint Technology for IBM Security Access Manager for Web

Providing Two-Factor and Risk Based Authentication

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WALL, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) - BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a leader in fingerprint biometric identification technologies, mobile credentialing and identity verification solutions, today reported that IBM granted validation of BIO-key's finger biometric authentication solutions, for IBM® Security Access Manager (ISAM) for Web. ISAM for Web provides an access control management solution to centralize network and application security policy for e-business applications. The full and complete integration of BIO-key solutions within ISAM for Web was completed earlier this month and is now available for customer implementation.

IBM customers seeking solutions for two-factor authentication for e-business applications now have a validated solution from BIO-key. BIO-key's ID Director for ISAM for Web delivers two-factor and risk based authentication for ISAM for Web utilizing our flexible, fast, and extremely accurate fingerprint authentication technology.

ISAM for Web solutions interact with a variety of client operating systems and applications. BIO-key's interoperable and scalable fingerprint biometric technology helps ISAM for Web customers reduce the risk of fraud along with its associated costs and consequences, install lean process improvement, increase interface time, and achieve two-factor authentication in a secure and complaint manner. The company's technology operates on any type of device including PCs, workstations, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. Additionally, BIO-key's software is compatible with most of the major platforms and is integrated with more than forty fingerprint readers. BIO-key's objective is to future proof the authentication process, knowing that as new devices are introduced to the market, BIO-key will continue to support them.

"We are enthused to receive our certification for the latest IBM security platform solution for Web applications. Any IBM customer utilizing ISAM can now add a biometric component for convenient multi-factor authentication to any supported application," stated Mike DePasquale, BIO-key CEO. Considering the size of IBM's installed base of accounts this can represent a significant opportunity for BIO-key."

About BIO-key
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom application developers. BIO-key's award winning, high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise applications. Our solutions are used in local embedded OEM products as well as some of the world's largest identification deployments to improve security, guarantee identity, and help reduce identity theft. BIO-key's technology is offered directly or by market leading partners around the world. (http://www.bio-key.com)

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Contact:

BIO-key International, Inc.
Jay M. Meier, VP Corp Dev.
651-789-6116
Jay.meier@bio-key.com

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