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71% of marketers see GDPR as a creative opportunity

Amid concerns about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May 2018 and its impact on the marketing industry, 71% of marketers actually see this as a creative opportunity. According to the latest research from the DMA Awards, senior marketers believe the new data laws will mean more creative campaigns to acquire customers […]

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Goode Intelligence forecasts that biometrics market for the connected car will be just under $1bn by 2023

Goode Intelligence (www.goodeintelligence.com), a leading cyber security research, analysis and consulting organisation, has issued a new Analyst Report, examining the biometrics market for the connected car.  In the report, Biometrics for the Connected Car; Automotive Biometrics Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2023, Goode Intelligence indicates that the market for this area has significant value especially from 2021 onwards, […]

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Cryptomathic publishes “Digital Signatures for Dummies”

Digital signature pioneer, Cryptomathic, has launched its Digital Signatures for Dummies, a new book providing a clear and straight forward introduction to the complex world of digital signatures. The book demystifies the major concepts that underpin the security of digital systems and provides guidance for business and IT professionals seeking to further their understanding of […]

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Fido Alliance launches European working group

The FIDO Alliance has launched a FIDO Europe Working Group to accelerate the use of FIDO authentication standards in Europe. This move comes as financial services firms, telecommunications companies and the broader ecosystem are balancing new regulatory demands with rapidly evolving customer expectations. FIDO authentication, already available from many service providers and technology providers in Europe, […]

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BioID steps up its data privacy and protection commitment

BioID, a leader in multimodal “Biometrics as a Service”, has entered into agreements with both Microsoft Cloud Germany and Deutsche Telekom to host its highly in demand BioID Web Service (BWS) in the data center of T-Systems for further enhancing data security and privacy. T-Systems, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, is acting as the data […]

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Elyctis ID BOX One brings efficiency and certainty in voter identification to the Kyrgyzstan presidential elections

Since 2015, the Kyrgyz Republic has adopted biometric voter identification based upon the state register of the population. For the first time, in the October 2017 presidential election, over 5,000 Elyctis ID BOX One readers were used in all voting stations across the country to verify the identity of voters. “The electoral system of the […]

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AimBrain & iDENprotect announce technology partnership on enhanced authentication

AimBrain, a Biometric Identity as-a-Service (BIDaaS) platform that provides step-up facial, voice and behavioural authentication, and iDENprotect, a leader in providing secure hardware-backed multi-factor authentication software, announced their partnership to the market today. Both organisations are committed to cybersecurity and fraud prevention with minimum impact to the end user. The joint proposition combines iDENprotect’s software […]

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Visa ID Intelligence moves payment security beyond passwords

Visa has unveiled Visa ID Intelligence, a platform that allows issuers, acquirers and merchants to quickly adopt emerging authentication technologies and create more secure and convenient ways for consumers to shop, pay and bank on their connected devices. Available through Visa Developer Platform, Visa ID Intelligence offers a curated selection of leading third-party authentication technologies with […]

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