January 9, 2023
HONG KONG, 09 January, 2023 — Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS), Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), launches the PocketKey FIDO® Certified USB Security Key. As the first product in the ACS FIDO® product line, PocketKey is compliant with FIDO2 protocols and is able to terminate any likelihood of phishing, password/identity theft, and repetitive attacks.
Compatible with operating systems Windows®, Linux®, macOS and AndroidTM, the security key is also able to prevent user tracking through storing FIDO cryptographic keys on-device and creating unique keys for each website. The device is also operable on major web browsers: ChromeTM, Safari®, Firefox® and Edge®.
Its unique design with the inclusion of a mechanical switch acts as user presence validation. By allowing individuals, enterprises and government-scaled agencies to substitute passwords with multi-factor authentication or two-factor authentication, PocketKey is sure to provide all its users with the experience of ground-breaking and secure passwordless online login.
Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS), founded in 1995, is Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers. ACS is the winner of the Product Quality Leadership Award for Smart Card Readers from Frost & Sullivan. In 2010, 2014 and 2015, ACS was listed in Forbes Asia's “Best Under a Billion" list, an inter-industry list comprised of 200 top-performing publicly listed companies in the Asia-Pacific, with sales between US$5 million and US$1 billion. ACS develops a wide range of high quality smart card reading/writing devices, smart cards and related products and distributes them to over 100 countries worldwide. Visit ACS at https://www.acs.com.hk/ .