HID Crescendo®

HID Crescendo devices and credentials provide organizations with high assurance digital credentials to provide strong identities in a zero trust security environment. HID Crescendo solutions help organizations protect personal and corporate data as well as meet regulatory requirements.

HID Crescendo Key Series

HID Global's Crescendo Key Series provides proven, strong authentication for employees accessing corporate IT systems. It is designed to be easy and fast to deploy while expanding with continuously evolving needs thanks to proven standards such as PIV and FIDO2.

The HID Crescendo Key solution utilizes Near Field Communications (NFC) and a USB-A and a USB-C while offering the same two-factor authentication and digital and encryption capabilities of a smart card.

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HID Crescendo Authenticator Tool

The HID Crescendo Authenticator Tool enables end users to generate one time password using the OATH slots available in HID Crescendo Keys.

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Version: 1.0 | 1.1/1.2

HID Crescendo 2300 Mini Driver

The HID Crescendo C2300 Mini Driver is a free middleware from HID Global designed specifically for the HID Crescendo Key (USB Type-A or Type-C) and HID Crescendo C2300 (Standard credit card size).

HID Crescendo Authenticators are portable devices that provide a security-evaluated isolated computing environment dedicated to the generation, storage and use of cryptographic keys used for authentication, generation of digital signatures and protection of encryption keys.

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Version: 1.0 | 1.1

HID Crescendo API

HID Crescendo Authenticators are portable devices that provide a security-evaluated isolated computing environment dedicated to the generation, storage and use of cryptographic keys used for authentication, generation of digital signatures and protection of encryption keys.

With HID Crescendo devices, it is possible to enable users with well-established security mechanisms such as OATH one-time passwords that are a popular choice to protect VPN gateways and sign data transactions, and PKI certificates that are used by government and regulated industry for the highest level of security.

HID Crescendo APIs are available for software developers to configure the HID Crescendo credentials at the low-level APDU.

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HID Crescendo Compatibility Catalog

Browse our catalog of the third-party products, services and applications compatible with HID Crescendo products.

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