HID Global, a provider of solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced that it will promote its strategic vision and advancements in risk management technologies at the HIMSS10 Conference in Atlanta, GA, Georgia World Congress Center, from March 1 through March 5. HID Global’s solutions combine physical and logical security for heightened data security to meet the increasing demands of HIPAA compliance faced by healthcare institutions, small to medium-sized practices and other regulated organizations.

HID Global will host a variety of demonstrations based around its award-winning HID on the Desktop solutions, including Crescendo cards, OMNIKEY readers andnaviGO software, at the HID Global booth #9115:

HID on the Desktop – HID on the Desktop allows organizations to leverage existing physical access cards to deploy an additional layer of data security using smart card technology, PKI and digital certificates. As a three-component solution – HID Global contact and contactless smart cards, OMNIKEY readers and naviGO software – HID on the Desktop provides corporate enterprises with the flexibility to deploy the most “risk-appropriate” authentication solution based on their unique security requirements.

Compatibility with McAfee Endpoint Encryption – Crescendo smart cards and OMNIKEY brand readers have been successfully tested for compatibility with McAfee Endpoint Encryption. Through its inclusion in the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance (SIA), McAfee users can leverage HID Global’s converged solutions for logical and physical access.

HID Global’s naviGO software – Allows the addition of logical access functionality to cards regardless of the existing physical access control system or IT infrastructure. naviGO received the highest possible rating – an A rating – from Veracode, making it the only credential management software code to receive this independent validation.

OMNIKEY Readers – OMNIKEY readers, including desk-top readers with contact and/or contactless interface and readers to support today’s mobile workforce, offer one-stop shopping for ready-to-use PC smart card reader devices. OMNIKEY products are designed to support any PC/SC based smart card interface on a variety of operating systems. The OMNIKEY 5321 CR USB Reader is an IP67 certified dustproof and waterproof contactless PC-linked smart card reader for enhanced data security in “clean room” environments.