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One Identity Acquires Balabit to Bolster Privileged Access Management Solutions

One Identity, a Quest Software business and proven leader in helping organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today announced the acquisition of Balabit Corp., a leading provider of privileged access management (PAM), privileged account analytics and log management solutions that help businesses reduce the risk of data breaches associated with privileged accounts. Balabit’s […]

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HID Global supports facial recognition with HID approve mobile authentication platform

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced that its HID Approve™ two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform now supports Apple’s iPhone X Face ID facial recognition system. The company expects facial recognition to play an increasingly important role in its authentication offering, combined with threat and fraud detection. “With the growing […]

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Big gaps emerge between countries on attitudes towards data protection in the cloud

Gemalto has released a study that reveals that while the vast majority of global companies (95%) have adopted cloud services, there is a wide gap in the level of security precautions applied by companies in different markets. Organizations admitted that on average, only two-fifths (40%) of the data stored in the cloud is secured with […]

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Melzer @ Trustech 2017

Silicon Trust got a chance to drop by the Melzer booth at Trustech 2017. Hear what the company, as well as its partners have to say about why they were at the show and how important partnerships are to the industry.

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Ghana Government Launches Instant Electronic ID Issuance with Entrust Datacard

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, has announced its technology will be used by the government of Ghana — through a partnership with Identity Management Systems (IMS), a subsidiary of Margins Group — to instantly issue national identity cards to Ghanaian citizens. In line with the directive from […]

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Fujitsu Extends the Global Reach for Biometrics-as-a-Service Offerings

Fujitsu America, Inc. is broadening the area of availability for its biometric security solutions portfolio to now include Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, along with the rest of the Americas. The Fujitsu broad cyber security portfolio also includes Biometrics-as-a-Service™, the Fujitsu PalmSecure® family, the SAMURAI Platform™, the RoboSOC™ (SOC in a Box) solution, consulting services, systems […]

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Court rejects current ID card manufacturer’s appeal against Estonia

Tallinn Administrative Court at the end of last year rejected an appeal by ID card manufacturer Gemalto AG against Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board (PPA), which will allow the latter to continue with preparations for the manufacture of new electronic ID cards. “Today’s decision by Tallinn Administrative Court not to satisfy the complaint of […]

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Kyrgyzstan to produce biometric international passports after 6 months

The State Registration Service (SRS) plans to start issuing biometric international passports from the second half of 2018, Kabar with reference to the press service of the SRS reported. The equipment for the manufacture of passports has already been acquired with the support of UNDP and the Government of Japan. The new equipment provides a wide range […]

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