HID Global and SureID Announce Technology Alliance to Extend the Reach of Identity Management Solutions Powered by Seos® Technology

News Highlights:

  • Leaders in secure identity solutions and identity management services form technology alliance to provide more choices in managing secure identities.
  • SureID integrates HID Global’s breakthrough Seos® technology into SureID’s suite of security identity management services that enable organizations to verify the identity of vendors, contractors and volunteers.
  • Alliance helps expand the availability of secure identity solutions to a broader range of organizations and individuals.

AUSTIN, Texas, September 28, 2015HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, and SureID, Inc., a leader in identity management programs and solutions, today announced a technology alliance that combines HID Global’s breakthrough Seos® credential technology with SureID’s high-assurance identity management programs to provide organizations the ability to conduct identity screening, verification and credentialing for vendors, contractors and volunteers in order to increase safety and security. The SureID program is ideal for better identifying and verifying individuals whom businesses can trust.

“With identity solutions powered by Seos®, customers have the potential to use any combination of smart cards, smart phones, tablets, wearables and other smart devices to secure more applications than ever before,” said Anthony Ball, President of Identity and Access Management with HID Global. “Our technology alliance with SureID, the nation’s commercial leader in high-assurance identity management, is the latest example of how HID Global’s innovations are broadening the possibilities for identity management to enhance the end-user experience.”

Seos-enabled credentials from HID Global represent a new era of freedom and convenience by making it possible for identity credentials to reside on any smart device while instilling confidence that identities are secure and privacy is protected.

“HID Global is the leader in identity and access control technologies,” said Steve Larson, Chief Executive Officer of SureID. “Building our identity services using leading-edge technologies from HID Global gives us the peace of mind that our customers will continue to receive highly secure and flexible high-assurance identity management solutions that are based on the latest technologies.”

SureID, which is one of the nation’s largest issuers of PIV-I credentials, has more than a decade of experience in providing high-assurance identity management combined with ongoing vetting of individuals for some of the most security-conscious organizations in the world. SureID’s PIV-I credentials are based on HID Global’s Credential Management Solution (CMS).

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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, management, and use 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. The company’s primary brands include ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO®, IdenTrust®, LaserCard®, Lumidigm®, Quantum Secure and HID®. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 2,200 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit http://www.hidglobal.com.

About SureID
SureID, Inc., (www.SureID.com), formerly named Eid Passport, Inc., is a market leader in high-assurance identity management programs in the United States. The company integrates leading-edge programs and services into solutions that combine registration, identity authentication, background screening, credentialing, identity proofing and identity management. SureID’s flagship product, the RAPIDGate® Program, provides highly secure gate-access-based facilities – such as military installations, government buildings, federal agencies, manufacturing and distribution sites, ports and commercial ports, and commercial buildings – with high-assurance identity management for a variety of authorized personnel. Founded in November 2001, SureID is headquartered in Hillsboro, Ore., with offices in Minot, N.D., and Alexandria, Va.

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Media Contacts:

HID Global
Anthony Petrucci
Director, Global Public Relations
(512) 776-9225
[email protected]
SureID PR Contact
John Nee
Vice President, Marketing
(503) 924-5293
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