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Giving New Meaning to the "Shield"

How Axiad IDS enables Blue Cross Blue Shield to step up its fight to protect members and company information

Blue Cross Blue Shield's authentication infrastructure is a key component of its overall corporate IT security system. A comprehensive Strong Authentication solution today needs to provide a variety of authentication options tailored to the different risk profile and environment of each enterprise user populations. This page is to provide an overview dedicated to Axiad IDS proposed solution for Blue Cross Blue Shield's next generation Multi Factor Authentication. Specifically, it outlines the security benefits and demonstrated value of our solution.

Axiad IDS brings to market an advanced Authentication solution hosted in an AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). This solution delivers an advance, secure authentication solution that can meet Blue Cross Blue Shield’s current and future Authentication needs. Specific benefits to this approach include:

  • Hosted Certificate Authority (CA), Credential Management System (CMS) and Authentication Service
  • Support of modern authentication devices such as USB keys (e.g. Yubikey) and Push Notification
  • Support for Smart cards for both logical and physical access
  • Proven products and platform with track record in the financial industry
  • 99.9% SLA and service reliability, with tested disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Secure hosting on Axiad Virtual Private Cloud, managed by a team of security experts

Its also important to call out our unique approach to Cloud delivery through the Axiad ID Cloud which is based on the following principles:

  • Each VPC is an extension of the customers own network, with  matching privacy and data ownership and data confidentiality requirements
  • Our operation teams sole purpose is to maintain the platform to the highest security level, reliability and scalability so that our customers do not need to worry about these aspects and can focus on their core business
  • We aim to act as our customers trusted advisors in term of authentication, constantly innovating and bringing new components into our platform