HID Global and McAfee – a secure combination HID Global’s 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), HID Global is recognized among leading security innovators, enabling McAfee users to leverage a single card for two-factor authentication to secure data on IT networks and PCs, as well as secure physical access to facilities. “We are delighted to recognize a range of smart cards and readers from HID Global as McAfee Compatible,” said Ed Barry, senior director, McAfee Security Innovation Alliance. “By implementing products that are compatible with McAfee solutions, our customers experience faster deployment times and reduced costs. The result is greater protection, reduced risk and increased compliance.” “HID’s Crescendo and OMNIKEY solutions are ideal for end-users looking to implement secure authentication in conjunction with data encryption and access control systems,” said Brad Jarvis, vice president, Product Marketing, HID Global. “McAfee users that implement this integrated solution will directly benefit from reduced risk through two-factor authentication, a lower total cost of ownership for secure credentials and credential management throughout the company’s entire security enterprise.”Read more about Crescendo and OMNIKEY.