HID ActivID® ActivClient®

to protect computers and networks

Overview | Specifications
  • ActivClient Strong Authentication Application

HID Global’s ActivID® ActivClient® software guards against an ever-changing threat landscape by providing organizations with risk-appropriate and secure access to corporate IT assets.

ActivClient allows organizations to move beyond simple passwords and deploy the best strong authentication solution for their environment. Choosing from a range of credential options, including smart cards and USB tokens, organizations can authenticate users to a wide variety of desktop, network, mobile, cloud and productivity applications.

ActivClient has been deployed in over four million desktop installations and is interoperable with leading smart cards, readers, operating systems, certificate authorities, network environments and enterprise applications.

With ActivClient, organizations can confidently:

  • Increase security: Proven technology that is widely adopted, and offers a user-friendly strong authentication experience.
  • Improve compliance: Complies with all major government and industry regulations.
  • Optimize productivity: Single, versatile strong authentication tool for both Windows Login and Remote Access.
  • Reduce costs: Integrates easily into existing infrastructure.

HID Global’s ActivID® ActivClient® enables organizations to protect access to their network, systems and cloud-based applications to effectively mitigate risks of data breaches, while reducing costs and improving productivity.

ActivClient supports:

  • Environments
    • Microsoft®: Windows® 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
    • Apple® OS X: OS 10.8, OS 10.9, OS 10.10, OS 10.11
    • Linux®: Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6.5, CentOS 6.5, Debian 7.3 and Ubuntu 12
  • Smart card-based public key infrastructure (PKI) authentication for Windows login, VPN, Web Login, Remote Sessions, as well as data security, digital signature and secure email.
  • Two-factor authentication with one-time passwords (OTP) when deployed with ActivID AAA Server for Remote Access or ActivID® Appliance.
  • Deployment as a standalone end-user client.
  • Deployment as a component of a HID Global Identity Assurance solution, with the ActivID Credential Management System (CMS).
  • SDK available for for smart card enabling applications running on Microsoft® Windows®, Mac®, or Linux®.