Common questions and answers

What is single sign-on (SSO) and identity federation?

With single sign-on or identity federation, the user can authenticate once and then use multiple systems or applications without having to log in again.

With single sign-on, the system handles the access of one user to multiple systems without using multiple usernames or passwords. Identity federation is a wider term where multiple identities in different systems can be connected.

What is out-of-band authentication?

Out-of-band authentication is a type of two-factor authentication that uses a separate communication channel for verification aside from the usual username and password. This makes it more difficult to hack an account because of the two separate authentication channels that must be attacked in order to gain access.

What is two-factor authentication (2FA)?

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a method for computer access control where access is only given when the user presents two pieces of identifying information, typically of the following categories:

  • Knowledge (something the user knows, for example a password or code).
  • Possession (something the user has, for example a mobile phone).
  • Inherence (something the user is, for example a fingerprint or retina scan).
What is ID06?

ID06 is a system that enables businesses to do ID-controls and gather attendance records, which purpose is to make it difficult to perform undeclared work and for corruption.

What is LTE?

LTE (Long-Term Evolution) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals.

What is SE46?

Nexus SE46 functions proactively and protects your units with the help of an application certificate. The certificate makes it possible to identify and authenticate software and applications in IT environments, such that unauthorized content is not allowed to enter the protected zone.

What is BankID?

BankID is an electronic identification that can be used for identification as well as signing.

Can the appearance of Nexus card readers be personalized?

Yes! Choose the color coding of the reader, complement this with your logotype, and match cards and key cards with your company’s colors.

What is Cards as a service?

Nexus Online Services are Nexus digital portals that help you customize your employee cards and key cards according to need. As a customer, you can easily manage access entitlements and order new cards or block existing ones, should a co-worker, for example, end his/her employment.

What does IoT mean?

IoT, or Internet of Things, encompasses objects that have been equipped with technology that makes it possible for them to store or exchange data. This can be, for example, a telephone, a card reader, or a car.

Where can Citizen ID be used as proof of identity?

A Citizen ID can be used as proof of identity for a government, authorities, and companies. This means that it is a valid alternative to a traditional passport.

Who can order a Citizen ID?

The infrastructure that makes it possible to make Citizen IDs is ordered by a government, authority, or a company. The issuer decides also who or which persons should have the possibility of being allocated a Citizen ID.

What is a Citizen ID?

Citizen ID is an ID card that is used by citizens for secure electronic identification and signature, i.e. a service for governments, authorities, and companies that would like to digitize their services.

What is an employee ID?

An employee ID functions like a traditional ID, but is suitable for persons who do not wish to reveal, for example, their personal identity number, complete name, or place of residence during contact with citizens or customers.

How quickly can we change access entitlements on our cards?

With the help of Nexus software you can easily make adjustments in your access entitlements around the clock, every day in the week.

How quickly can Nexus deliver the card?

If ordered before noon, the card can be delivered already the following day. Normal delivery time is 2-3 days.

What is an access card?

An access card functions like a key and can give the owner access to, for example, localities, printers, or computers.