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ID.me debuts unphishable FIDO U2F security keys as an extra layer of authentication for digital identity verification

ID.me has unveiled the ability to use FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) Security Keys as an extra layer of authentication for its identity proofing services. Security Keys, such as the YubiKey, are being introduced as an additional form of two-factor authentication for those seeking extra protection. ID.me’s Identity Gateway, which powers its identity proofing services, […]

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HID Global helps U.S. Government agencies increase visitor security with new temp access card

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced a new standards-based identity and access management (IAM) solution for government agencies to more easily comply with the mandate to improve physical access and digital identity security.  At the heart of this IAM solution is the new HID Crescendo® Temporary Access Card, which gives […]

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Vision-Box™ Unveils vb dashbox™, the new Digital Airport Seamless Analytics Platform

Throughout the past decade, modern international airports have faced mounting challenges, from ensuring regulatory compliance, reducing traveler risk, enhancing passenger safety, facilitating flow capabilities, and optimizing its operating margins in a highly competitive industry. While the multiplying numbers of electronic passenger clearance touchpoints are easing some of these pressures, the amount of raw data these […]

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Infineon strengthens its expertise in voice-controlled human machine interface with strategic investment in XMOS

Cars, homes, industrial plants and consumer devices are rapidly becoming connected to the Internet: 3 years from now, 30 billion devices will belong to the Internet of Things (IoT). While today the interaction between humans and machines is mostly done by touch, the next evolutionary step of IoT will lead to the omni-presence of high-performance […]

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Gemalto is now enabling biometric passports in over 30 different countries

Gemalto has revealed that its advanced epassport technologies are now being used in over 30 different countries. The company credits their success to their outstanding security and the faster, more convenient border crossings they facilitate, the company’s solutions help authorities strengthen homeland protection and improve the traveler experience.   Gemalto’s leading position has been built on […]

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Veridium awarded grant to pilot fingerprint verification and enrollment in developing countries

Veridium, a company working in identity access management solutions using biometrics as the primary authenticator, has been awarded a grant from the Digital Financial Services Innovation Lab, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to develop and field test biometric authentication technology on unmodified Android smartphones, improving the way populations in developing countries can […]

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Wibu-Systems Joins Dell Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions Partner Program

Wibu-Systems, an innovative security technology leader in the global software licensing market, announced today that they have become a Dell IoT Solutions Partner.  The Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program is designed to give Technology and Services Providers the tools needed to focus on the advancement of commercial and industrial IoT solutions. The program enables ISVs, […]

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Biometrics Institute launches an educational initiative in South Africa

The Biometrics Institute is pleased to announce its first activity in the African region; the running of the popular and well supported “Introduction to Biometrics” Short-course. The course will be held in South Africa on the 30 November – 1 December 2017. “The Biometrics Institute has been set up to educate on the responsible use of biometrics,” explains […]

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Silicon Trust introduces Innovation Council

The Silicon Trust, the international industry program for ID security, is delighted to introduce its 2017 Innovation Council. These distinguished experts will help define the core areas of product innovation and application trends in the Government ID sector for the Silicon Trust. The Innovation Council members first got together at this year’s London Forum on […]

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Data capture when you want and where you want it

By Chimezie Emewulu, Seamfix The need to collect and store data may differ from industry to industry; whether you’re looking to register people, do a Biometric time and attendance for your company, capture data for your analysis or verify the identity of people you have captured, at the core, a platform must be able to […]

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Linking the IoT and the developing world

By Richard Eyo, Department of Mathematics and Information Security Royal Holloway, University of London The Internet of Things (IoT) is here to stay. Therefore, the major focus of this article is to bridge the gap between IoT and the developing world. One of the motivating factors is that most IoT devices have become vulnerable to […]

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New IoT technology and a solid chain of trust

By and with Andreas Philipp, PrimeKey How do we realize the benefits of a totally connected world? The paradigm of the IoT focused IT industry is that in the future, everything that can benefit from a connection will be connected. We are only at the beginning of this transformation but even so, Gartner says that […]

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