PKI Authentication

PKI Authentication

HID® Crescendo® smart cards provide organizations with trusted credentials to protect personal and corporate data while also enabling organizations to meet regulatory requirements. The smart cards can be used for workstation and network access, document signature and data encryption as well as employee visual ID or corporate badge. Cryptographic smart cards offer strong multi-factor authentication, digital signature, and data encryption with optional physical access RFID technologies that enable highly secure access to physical environments and IT resources with single card.

HID® Crescendo® smart cards combine technologies, services and know-how with unique attributes to deliver a trusted solution for secure identity-related applications. The out-of-the-box, standards-compliant cards offer support for existing physical access control and strong authentication applications.

HID Global delivers a complete solution of secure smart card IDs and credentials in a variety of form factors for physical and logical access control as well as converged solutions for building and computer access, transit payment, cashless vending, biometrics and other applications.

HID provides the industry’s broadest range of smart card-based credentials such as cards, tags and keyfobs. As part of its portfolio, HID offers non technology IDs as well as single technology, multi technology, and contact chip-based smart cards.

Crescendo C1100 Series Smart Cards
Hybrid card managed by ActivID® CMS
Crescendo C1150 Series Smart Cards
Hybrid card managed by 3rd party PKCS#11 or mini driver management tools
Crescendo C1300 Card
Dual interface card for future proof and advanced security installations; compatible with HID iCLASS SE ecosystem
HID 144K FIPS Series
Hybrid card with NIST FIPS 140-2 certification
Crescendo PIV
Dual interface card managed by ActivID® CMS for FIPS 201 deployment
Crescendo Temporary Access Card
Dual interface card, pre-configured for visitors that are not PIV-eligible, with no need for new credential management system or PKI infrastructure
Crescendo Mobile App enables the use of certificates for authentication, signature and encryption on your PC while leveraging existing public key infrastructure