North Central College Steps Up Security with BIO-key IDaas Platform

North Central College Steps Up Security with BIO-key IDaas Platform

By Luke Bellos

Ransomware and similar threats are running rampant these days, and the business world is quickly recognizing the need to step up cyber security measures. But this issue is not exclusive to the corporate world: hacking groups are diversifying strategies, and now no organizations is safe.  

This week, leading workforce and customer identity and access management solutions developer BIO-key revealed North Central College is now utilizing the PortalGuard IDaaS platform to secure digital resources and student information with multi-factor authentication. Administrators enjoy secure access to apps  such as Blackboard, Microsoft Office 365, and Ellucian Colleague.

"Higher Education has become an attractive target for cyberattacks, so institutions are seeking highly secure, scalable, and redundant IAM solutions to safeguard both student and institutional data and resources," said Mark Cochran, President of BIO-key – PortalGuard. "The BIO-key security team, with our comprehensive suite of IAM solutions, is uniquely positioned to assist higher-ed institutions with enhancing their information security plans and effectively addressing the challenging risks to institutional security and privacy."

BIO-key is attracting a lot of attention in the world of higher education. With online learning growing in importance, college leaders are turning to BIO-key solutions to ensure network securityT he company’s products and solutions are currently being used by over 200 educational institutions, and supports roughly 2.5 million students, faculty, and other staff  members.

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Edited by Maurice Nagle
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