The 2012 Javelin Strategy & Research Identity Fraud Report shows that the number of identity fraud incidents increased by 13 percent in 2011, totaling 11.6 million adult victims. The report also found that certain social media behaviors and increasing number of data breach incidents contributed to the overall amount of identity fraud instances in the United States over the past year.
From dormitories to sororities, libraries to on-campus dining halls, biometric technology is transforming the way universities nationwide keep students and staff safe.
- By Jennifer Toscano
- Jan 01, 2012
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a revised biometric standard in November 2011 that vastly expands the type and amount of information that forensic scientists can share across their international networks to identify victims or solve crimes.
With SAFE, Cape May County has simplified the management of their physical access process by automating key manual processes regarding access credential issuance, access privilege assignment and visitor identity management across their physical access control systems.
Digital security specialists, major European electronics makers and experts in biometrics are working together to make passport control at airports faster.
Fingerprints are a valuable identification tool for everything from crime detection to international travel. But what happens when the tips of our fingers are missing those distinctive patterns of ridges?
The company will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Pink Ribbon Foundation for every limited edition printer sold.
When the Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12) was enacted in August 2004, government agencies embarked on the challenging task of complying with an evolving set of standards designed to ensure that all federal employees and contractors have secure and reliable forms of identification.
- By David Adams
- Oct 01, 2011
ASIS officially ended last week, but the buzz has just begun regarding some of the latest products unveiled during the convention. As the security industry continues moving forward, preparations are already underway for the 2012 ASIS convention in Philadelphia.
- By Christina Miralla
- Sep 28, 2011
Codebench, Inc., a provider of TWIC / HSPD-12 / FIPS-201 authentication and physical access control middleware, announced recently that it has integrated its PIVCheck Plus software with RedCloud Security Management Software. RedCloud was formerly known as PlaSec.
Data from independent research, Effective Management of Safe & Secure Openings & Identities, released from Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, a global provider of security and safety solutions and manufacturer of Schlage contactless smart credentials and readers, shows 82 percent of public, private and two-year specialized colleges and universities believe they are not very effective at managing safe and secure openings or identities.
Highlights include a new software security patch management service, a full suite of identity access management features and options to increase physical security – all configured for the Datacard MX Series card issuance systems.
The Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 required the Department of Homeland Security to secure America’s ports by implementing regulations that prevents most individuals from having unescorted access to secure facilities and vessels. The law mandates that all individuals who qualify for unescorted access receive a biometric credential to show proof of identification. Born from this directive was the Transportation Workers Identity Credential (TWIC), issued to individuals who meet the eligibility requirements.
- By Kim Rahfaldt
- Sep 01, 2011
Established in 1991, China Pacific Insurance Co. Ltd. (CPIC) is one of the largest insurance companies in China, with investment assets of $56.56 billion.
The Web portal makes it easier to obtain government-mandated PIV-I cards.
The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.
BIO-key International, Inc., a provider of finger biometric identification technology solutions, recently announced that the company has signed a letter of intent to acquire Montreal-based S.I.C. Biometrics Inc., manufacturers of biometric plug-in mobile fingerprint scanners, biometric proximity cards and access control solutions, through a combination of asset purchase and exclusive license arrangements.
AOptix Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced biometrics-based identity solutions, recently announced the launch of their Dash Six Iris Recognition Enterprise SDK.
ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc, a property brokerage and patent auction firm, and 3M Future LLC have just signed an exclusive marketing cooperation over a patent providing credit card security.
As a Datacard distributor, ID Connection provides resellers with the full range of Datacard ID solutions offerings as well as services and support.