ID-ware announces the acquisition of the UK-based Cipher10 Ltd. by ID-ware Group.

Zak Habgood, Founder and CEO of Cipher10:

“Since 2020, ID-ware has been our closest and most important partner, we’ve worked together on some fantastic projects, delivering real value and innovation to our clients. Our acquisition by ID-ware Group enables us to provide even more value when implementing a best in class Physical Identity & Access Management (PIAM) solution. The organisational depth of the ID-ware Group will also enable to continue to grow and leverage our vast mutual experience. Our expertise in cloud technology and high end security engineering only adds to the groups already formidable technical acumen. Our AI driven Photo Capture Tool already natively integrates with ID-ware’s platforms so it truly complements our combined suite of products available ”

Andrew Sieradzki, CTO of Cipher10:

“This merger strengthens the existing bond between ID-ware and Cipher10, and will immensely benefit our customers with the longstanding heritage that ID-ware brings to smart card management, coupled with the innovative smart card applications that Cipher10 have been providing to Central Government and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) clients.”

Bernd Dieckmann, CEO ID-ware Group:

“We are excited that Cipher10 Ltd. is becoming part of the ID-ware Group. Since years, we are partner and work together in different projects successfully. Cipher10 has proven as an extremely competent partner with highly qualified people. The expertise in providing fully managed solutions, the expertise in cloud computing in combination with their security engineering will give ID-ware Group a strong position in the security market which is further developing toward service based solutions. Cipher10 will be a perfect add-on to the ID-ware Group.
In addition, with Cipher10, we see a huge potential for a further expansion to the UK market and thus, adding a 3rd home market after the BENELUX and DACH region.
Cipher10 also complements the ID-ware software portfolio by its self-developed AI based photo capturing tool which will be benefiting our existing and future customer base.”

With this acquisition, ID-ware Group further strengthens its market position as a leading provider of Physical Identity & Access Management solutions in Europe and expands its solution and service portfolio for further growth.

About Cipher10:

The UK-based company Cipher10 Ltd provides IT and Security consultancy services specialising in Access Control Systems & Physical Identity & Access Management. It also develops innovative solutions such as its AI driven Photo Capture Tool.

About ID-ware Group:

ID-ware is a leading provider of Physical Identity & Access Management solutions and supports organizations worldwide with effective solutions in the field of badge-, physical access-, visitor- and contractor management for access control systems, time & attendance, canteen systems and secure printing.

The software platform for lifecycle management of multi-function cards and mobile credentials for issuing and revoking authorizations to connected systems in real time is of central importance.
Today, the ID-ware Group has about 120 employees and is mainly active on the European market.