Identity Management / Biometrics


Using Present Card Readers, Organizations Can Now Easily Add Biometrics

Using Present Card Readers, Organizations Can Now Easily Add Biometrics

More and more, security professionals using card-based front ends for their access control systems have been worried about the security of their proximity systems. They know that for $200 or less, their proximity system can be violated.

Wearable Camera Wobble Identifies Filmmaker

Wearable Camera Wobble Identifies Filmmaker

Just because your face isn’t seen on camera doesn’t mean you are anonymous.

Eid Passport Awarded One-year Contract Extension as FBI-approved Channeler

Among a few companies authorized to process FBI fingerprint-based criminal history checks for non-criminal justice purposes.

Advantech, Inc. Recognized as Top Performing Security Integrator

Named “Integrator of the Year” for fourth time at Honeywell Forum.

7-year-old Hacks Apple Touch

7-year-old Hacks Apple Touch

Stealthy youngster uses ninja-like skills to gain access to his father's iPhone6.

Court Rules Police Can Force Users to Unlock iPhones with Fingerprints

Court Rules Police Can Force Users to Unlock iPhones with Fingerprints

The ruling doesn’t allow police to unlock phones using passcodes, however.

Tyco Brings CEM to Americas

The security products company brings its brand of intelligent access control solutions over.

The New Landscape

Managing access privileges for visitors, contractors and vendors in hospitals is a significant challenge for healthcare institutions.



Your Biometric Accepted Here

Your Biometric Accepted Here

While the adoption of biometrics has never been more widespread, highly-successful security- and privacy-enhancing applications have been deployed worldwide across all industries; yet, the general public narrative remains focused more on the risks rather than the benefits.

Fit for Security

Fit for Security

To say I’m sold on biometrics for athletic clubs after using the Hand- Key since 1995 is an understatement. Back then, we were remodeling our check-in area. While doing so, we decided to re-evaluate our check-in software.

Body Odor Biometrics for Identity Verification

Body Odor Biometrics for Identity Verification

Hey, what's that smell? Oh, that's just Bob strolling through the entry point.

Biometric Technology Added to E-cigarettes

Biometric Technology Added to E-cigarettes

"Biometric vaporizer" biometrically identifies the user or users, unlocking it to inhale, rendering it useless should it get stolen.

Through several stages of card technologies, organizations still didn’t know who was carrying the card

Finding Biometrics

For more than 20 years, biometric hand geometry systems have been providing the highest level of security, access control and convenience in a wide range of applications all over the world.

Lumidigm Fingerprint Sensors Help Track Vaccination Histories of Children in Developing Countries

Lumidigm Fingerprint Sensors Help Track Vaccination Histories of Children in Developing Countries

Biometric vaccine records are now in place for tens of thousands of adults and children in Kenya, Uganda, Benin and Zambia.

Identity, the New Security Perimeter

Identity, the New Security Perimeter

Whether traveling, working from home, in flex offices or a conference room at a home office, we expect information access to be immediate and communication via voice, chat, text or email to be always available.

Leveraging Lumidigm Sensors with Innometriks New Rhino Touch Makes Self Service Validation Easy

Leveraging Lumidigm Sensors with Innometriks New Rhino Touch Makes Self Service Validation Easy

Introducing the Rhino Touch at ISC West in Innometrik's booth #22126.

Think Ink

As the number of applications that require visual authentication and increased security grows, identification cards are commonly taken as a cost-of-entry to ensure physical security and access.

Boosting Identity

Today, decision makers can raise the bar on enterprise security without raising the complexity for their users.

New Facebook App to Detect "Unfriendly" Friends

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) undergraduate students have developed a new privacy solution for Facebook.

Fujitsu Launches PalmPartner Program

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a provider of IT-based business solutions, including advanced technology products, biometric security, and digital media solutions, recently announced a new channel sales program called PalmPartner that is designed to educate and to provide technical, marketing and sales support for Fujitsu’s PalmSecure product resellers, technology partners and system integrators.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • Enhanced Situation Awareness

    Did someone break into the building? Maybe it is just an employee pulling an all-nighter. Or is it an actual perpetrator? Audio analytics, available in many AI-enabled cameras, can add context to what operators see on the screen, helping them validate assumptions. If a glass-break detection alert is received moments before seeing a person on camera, the added situational awareness makes the event more actionable. Read Now

  • Transformative Advances

    Over the past decade, machine learning has enabled transformative advances in physical security technology. We have seen some amazing progress in using machine learning algorithms to train computers to assess and improve computational processes. Although such tools are helpful for security and operations, machines are still far from being capable of thinking or acting like humans. They do, however, offer unique opportunities for teams to enhance security and productivity. Read Now

  • Computers Beginning to Come Back Online After CrowdStrike Caused Crash Friday

    Computers around the world are beginning to come back online after a defective update to Windows machines from cybersecurity provider CrowdStrike Friday affected almost 9 million machines. Read Now

New Products

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 3

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3