ImageWare Systems and Aruba Deliver Biometric Security for Enhanced Network and App Defense

Integrated Solution Enables Seamless, Multi-Factor Authentication with Enhanced Protection

SAN DIEGO, CA – March 8, 2016 – ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) (ImageWare), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, has integrated its GoVerifyID® product with the ClearPass Policy Manager from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE). The integrated solution will provide ClearPass customers with a seamless option for enhanced network and application security on any mobile or computer platform.

Aruba ClearPass is a multi-vendor wired and wireless network access security solution. Its multi-vendor integration capabilities make it a leader for AAA replacement, guest access, BYOD, and IoT visibility in any network environment. Hewlett Packard Enterprises (Aruba) is listed as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2016 “Market Guide for Network Access Control”, and Aruba previously positioned in the “Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control” 6 years in a row*. ClearPass is used to manage over 65 million endpoints worldwide.

“The addition of biometric based MFA to the ClearPass policy framework reinforces Aruba’s leadership in security and NAC management,” said Vinay Anand, ClearPass VP/GM at Aruba. “The added biometric security provided by ImageWare’s GoVerifyID offers an extra layer of protection for customers who are increasingly concerned with identity assurance.”

ImageWare Chairman and CEO Jim Miller commented: “ImageWare’s position as a leader in biometric authentication continues to be validated by providing flexible, highly-scalable, and patented multi-modal biometric solutions to industry leaders like Aruba. The integration of GoVerifyID with Aruba’s ClearPass adds an unsurpassed level of identity assurance and security to wired and wireless networks. We look forward to delivering an enhanced user experience and trusted biometric security to Aruba’s customers worldwide.”

GoVerifyID®, which is a part of the IWS’ patented CloudID® product suite, includes a Software Development Kit (SDK) that enables rapid integration into existing business processes and applications. The technology verifies user identity using the enrolled biometrics of their choice via a mobile device. In addition to being algorithm and hardware agnostic, GoVerifyID enables plug-n-play technology and can be deployed globally as an enterprise end-to-end solution. Implementation takes only a matter of hours as opposed to days or weeks. To learn more about ImageWare Systems’ GoVerifyID, please go to: http://iwsinc.com/products/goverifyid/.


 

*Source: Gartner, Inc., Market Guide for Network Access Control, Claudio Neiva and Lawrence Orans, March 7, 2016.

Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control, Lawrence Orans and Claudio Neiva, December 10, 2014.

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About ImageWare Systems, Inc.
ImageWare Systems, Inc. is a leading developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions, providing biometric secure credential and law enforcement technologies. Scalable for worldwide deployment, ImageWare’s patented biometric product line includes a highly scalable, multi-modal biometric engine capable of working with a wide array of sensors, modalities, and algorithms. ImageWare’s identity management products are used for secure credentials, national IDs, passports, driver’s licenses, and smart cards as well as both application and physical access control systems. ImageWare offers patented, multi-biometric fusion, securely stores and matches biometric data in the cloud anonymously, and supports a wide range of biometric modalities including face, voice, fingerprint, eye, DNA, and more.

ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with offices in Portland, OR, Washington, D.C., Ottawa, Ontario, and Mexico. For more information on ImageWare Systems, Inc., please visit www.iwsinc.com.

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