BIO-key has announced a significant follow-on order from a leading foreign defense ministry for a major expansion of their BIO-key deployment, initially reported in January of 2018.After being referred to BIO-key by Microsoft's Windows Core Security and Identity Team, the ministry's technology team integrated WEB-key, BIO-key's core biometric software engine, with Microsoft Windows Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), delivering biometric single sign-on access control to shared files, Microsoft Office applications and Outlook. After successful initial deployment and operation, the ministry added more BIO-key software licenses and fingerprint scanning hardware for utilization across additional users and workstations.”This particular customer is globally recognized for its cutting-edge cyber-security expertise and is renowned for their innovative use of advanced technologies,” stated Jim Sullivan, BIO-key Senior Vice President, Strategy and Compliance. “We were delighted that such a capable and prestigious technology team determined that BIO-key met their security and scalability requirements and have now made follow-on investments to grow their user base. Defense Ministries are constant targets of cyber-attacks, and we are glad to help them step up authentication to the highest assurance with NIST-verified accuracy and FIPS compliance,” added Sullivan.