Identity Management / Biometrics


Lending a Hand

It’s been clear for a long time now that user names and passwords are simply not enough to ensure secure authentication in enterprise applications.

Sagem Morpho Introduces TWIC-Compliant Smart Card Access Device With Biometrics

Sagem Morpho Inc. recently introduced the MorphoAccess 521 TWIC compliant biometric reader, the first smart card access device to meet Transportation Security Administration implementation requirements for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program.

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Use Biometric Software For Improved Security

IdentiPHI Inc. recently announced one of the nation’s leading pharmacy benefit managers has selected IdentiPHI SAFsolution 5 Enterprise Edition to boost biometric authentication and security access across its network.

Report: Security Biometrics Spending To More Than Double By 2013

Broad interest and investment in an array of biometrics technologies around the world will drive spending to $7.3 billion by 2013, up from around $3 billion in 2008, according to a recent study by ABI Research.

‘Roaming’ Credentials Feature Federally Approved Technology

TriCipher has created the first SAFE-BioPharma "roaming" credential to be accepted by the U.S. Federal Public Key Infrastructure Policy Authority (FPKIPA), the interagency body that enforces digital certificate standards for trusted identity authentication across the federal agencies and between federal agencies and outside organizations.

Canadian Driver’s License Authority Uses Biometrics To Screen Applicants

Digimarc Corp. recently announced that Manitoba Public Insurance has chosen Digimarc’s Facial Recognition Solution (FRS) to help screen applicants for driver’s licenses -- including its new Enhanced Driver’s License, a WHTI compliant travel document that will provide a convenient alternative to the passport for entering the U.S. at land and water border crossings.

Biometrics Help Bring Banking Services To New Population Segment In India

Expanding its customer base posed a unique challenge for Indian Bank. But thanks to a biometric solution from Diebold, the company is now reaching a once underserved population.

L-1 Identity Solutions, Digimarc Corp. Announce Merger Agreement

Digimarc Corp. recently announced that Digimarc has signed an amended definitive merger agreement with L-1 Identity Solutions.



Handy Prescription

A biometric device identifies a person via a unique human characteristic, such as the pattern of a fingerprint or the size and shape of a hand or face. As a result, biometrics ensure the bad guys stay out and the good guys get in to the hospital. When used for time and attendance applications, biometrics attest that the person clocking in is really who she says she is, eliminating timecard fraud caused by buddy punching.

Report Outlines Issues Facing World Identity Management Market

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Identity Management Software in Millions of US$. The specific product segments analyzed are Authentication, Authorization and Administration.

State Selects Datacard Group for Drivers' License Solution

Datacard Group recently announced that L-1 Identity Solutions has selected the Datacard® SP75 Plus card printer for use in the Illinois, statewide driver's license programs.

Mandatory Usage Requriements Driving Biometric-Enabled Smart Card Market

"Advances in Emerging Biometrics and RFID for Security," finds that the mandatory requirement to use biometric-enabled smart cards to gain access control is a major factor driving this market.

State Of Vermont To Use Enhanced Driver’s License Solution

Digimarc Corp. announced recently it has been selected by Vermont to provide the State with an Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) solution that can be used in the State’s border crossing program with the Department of Homeland Security.

The Child Project Powered By Iris Recognition Technology

The Child Project, powered by iris recognition technology, is continuing to expand across the country as 41 law enforcement agencies in the state of Maine recently were awarded the system.

Sagem Morpho Wins Award At Global Border Security Conference

Sagem Morpho Inc., a developer of biometric solutions, received the "Best Biometric Identification Technology" award for its MorphoFace Investigate (MFI) system, which was demonstrated recently at the 2008 Global Border Security Conference and Expo in Austin.

Two-Factor Authentication Solution Provides Access To Fully Encrypted Disks

Gemalto and McAfee recently introduced a new integrated solution that enables PC and laptop users secure and convenient access to fully encrypted disks through strong, secure, hardware-based, two factor authentication.

Platinum Solutions Joins In Effort To Implement FBI Biometric Identification Program

Platinum Solutions Inc. recently announced it is part of the Lockheed Martin team that has been selected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to develop and implement the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division's Next Generation Identification (NGI) Program, an enhanced identification system using biometric technology.

Digimarc To Develop Digital Driver’s License Program For State Of Georgia

Digimarc Corp. recently announced that it has been awarded a new contract by the Georgia Department of Driver’s Services (DDS) for the state’s driver’s license issuance system.

Clear Opens At Salt Lake City Airport, Announces 1 Million Usages

Clear, the fast pass for airport security, announced that its lane has opened at Salt Lake City International Airport.

Digitus Biometrics Announces Reseller Program

Digitus Biometrics announces a new reseller program, Digitus Alliance, that makes the company’s, biometric access control systems available to select integrators throughout the United States.

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