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Digital ID - How it works

Nexus Smart ID Digital ID is a solution used for centralized identity and credential management. The module includes best practice use cases to manage digital IDs in the enterprise. Digital ID offers the solution to issue and manage smart cards, mobile IDs and software tokens with PKI certificates during the full lifecycle. Digital ID ensures transparency and traceability in enabling qualitative permanent or temporary corporate IDs for employees and consultants. The solution consists of administration tools, self-service, and delegated approval routines.


Digital ID

Use cases
Identity management

Smart card management

PKI chip encoding and certificate management

Mobile virtual smart card management

Software token management

Virtual smart card management

Secure email communication using S/MIME

Server certificate management

Setup of one production system and one non-production system for test, training, and support. Each system contains the following software.

Installation and configuration of the Smart ID Identity Manager including:

Identity Manager card production client via Nexus Card SDK

Identity provider functionality of the Smart ID Digital Access component.

Nexus Personal Desktop Client

Smart ID Mobile App

Smart ID Messaging as a service or on-premises

Integration with one AD or HR system through standard Identity Manager connectors

Integration with one certificate authority (CA) through standard Identity Manager connectors. The CA can be one of the following:

For details on additional features and options, see Digital ID specification

For an overview of the complete Smart ID Workforce offering, see Smart ID Workforce modules overview