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South American National Police Force Deploys BIO-key ID Director for Windows, a Multi-factor IAM Solution

Further Extending BIO-key’s Global Law Enforcement Deployments

WALL, N.J., Sept. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric authentication and security solutions, today announced that a South American National Police Force has purchased and is deploying BIO-key's biometric authentication solution for Windows Active Directory network log-in. This contract follows recent announcements from BIO-key of contracts with the Singapore Police Force and the Dubai Police Force.

The Police Force will utilize BIO-key's ID Director for Windows, an enterprise Identity Access Management (IAM), multi-factor authentication solution, to secure network sign in for the organization's Windows devices using hundreds of BIO-key’s EcoID finger scanners.

Mike DePasquale, Chairman & CEO, BIO-key commented, “We are proud that another respected and innovative national police organization has selected BIO-key's biometric solutions to secure access to their critical networks and data. World-class organizations across all verticals are increasingly incorporating enhanced authentication measures in order to protect high value data and meet compliance guidelines. Our biometric security solutions stand out by delivering strong security without the headaches of per-user tokens and passwords, delivering an unmatched user experience with minimal impact on workflows. We view this contract as further confirmation of the strength of our technology and proven solutions as well as the growing urgency for organizations of all types to take action to secure their networks and devices."

About BIO-key International, Inc. (www.bio-key.com)
BIO-key is revolutionizing authentication with biometric solutions that enable convenient and secure access to information and high-stakes transactions. We offer alternatives to passwords, PINs, tokens, and cards to make it easy for enterprises and consumers to secure their devices as well as information in the cloud. Our premium finger scanning devices offer market-leading quality, performance and price. BIO-key also brings the power and ease of use of biometric technology to its TouchLock line of biometric and Bluetooth enabled padlocks – providing even more ways to BIO-key your world!

BIO-key Safe Harbor Statement
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