Identity Management / Biometrics


Digital Copier Security Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership

DCSI and Australia-based Print Security execute development and distribution agreement to expand digital copier data security solutions into Australia and New Zealand.

PSA Expands Relationship with HID to Offer Fargo Products

The companies will collaborate on increasing awareness around HID’s Secure Issuance products.

More Than 1.5 Billion Smart Credentials To Ship In Next Three Years, According To Research

Now a new wave of adoption, with upgrades to second or third generation documents, is sustaining the market. ABI Research estimates that about 1.5 billion “smart credentials” will be issued through 2014.

ID Watchdog Announces Agreement With Lavasoft

Under the terms of the agreement, Lavasoft's U.S. customers will have free access to features within ID Watchdog's suite of identity theft protection products.

MorphoAccess VP Series Combines Finger Vein, Fingerprint Recognition

Morpho (Safran group) introduces the MorphoAccess VP Series, a range of physical access control terminals integrating its ground-breaking multimodal technology combining finger vein and fingerprint biometrics.

i-Evo Demonstrates Biometric Reads Underwater, Wearing Latex Gloves

i-Evo recently announced that it will show attendees at IFSEC at stand B165 why fingerprint biometrics are now being used on construction sites by UK contractor Willmott Dixon, in medical labs, on heavy equipment and many other places not considered not appropriate for the technology.

Morpho's Biometric Fingerprint Technology Maintains Lead in NIST Evaluations

The results of the evaluations are available on the NIST website.

Biometric Associates Partners with SteelCloud to Deliver DoD-approved Bluetooth Headset

The blueARMOR 100 headset is the only commercially available Bluetooth headset to pass all of the tests required by National Security Agency and Defense Information Systems Agency.



Experian to Offer Discounted Monitoring Services to 3.5 Million Texans Affected by Data Breach

Texas victims can obtain a special promo code for identity theft monitoring services.

Lieberman Software Joins Smart Card Alliance

The security provider supports initiatives to mandate smart card technology for all payment card transactions.

Lumidigm Highlighted in TOP 300 STARTUPS

Lumidigm selection is based on strength of the management team, business model and execution strategy.

Hola! From Mexico City

When I think of Mexico, I surely do think of security. Here is a country with more challenges than you can imagine and where security plays a vital role in day-to-day life.

FBI Launches Next Generation Identification System

MorphoTrak (Safran group), along with the FBI and Lockheed Martin recently announced the successful launch of the Next Generation Identification (NGI) system. NGI incorporates the Morpho Biometric Search Services (MBSS) as the core processing and matching capability using 10 fingerprints.

Lockheed Martin Team Begins Development on Third Phase of FBI's Next Generation Identification System

Critical design review for latent fingerprint, palm print matching capability completed just weeks after system's fingerprint matching capability goes live.

Morse Watchmans Adds Hand Reader Option To KeyWatcher, KeyBank

Morse Watchmans is featuring a hand geometry interface at ISC West 2011 that can be integrated with any of their KeyWatcher or KeyBank system cabinets. The hand reader function provides additional security measures for accessing the cabinets and can be used in conjunction with the keypad or other access devices.

Hoyos Group Appoints Anthony Antolino as Chief Marketing Officer

As chief marketing officer, Antolino will be a member of Hoyos Group's senior executive team, leading the company's global marketing functions including strategic marketing, strategic business development, brand strategy, positioning and development, channel marketing development, corporate communications and media relations.

HID Global Unveils Federal Identity Compliance Initiative For Physical Access Control

HID Global recently announced it will be demonstrating the first in a planned family of simple-to-deploy, cost-effective, turnkey FIPS 201 compliance solutions at ISC West 2011.

FedEx Field Uses Biometrics-Based Visitor Credential System

Telos ID has delivered its Mobile Authentication and Authorization Control (MAAC) Visitors system to FedExField, home of the Washington Redskins, substantially enhancing visitor tracking and accountability.

LaserCard Receives Order For Saudi Arabia National ID Card Program

LaserCard Corp., a provider of government ID solutions, has received a purchase order valued at approximately $2.1 million for chip-ready, optical security media-based credentials for the Saudi Arabia National ID Card program.

CARTES Trade Show For Smart Cards Coming To The United States In 2012

The team of CARTES and IDentification and CARTES in ASIA recently announced the launch of a new event: CARTES in North America, which will take place from March 5-7, 2012 in Las Vegas.

  • Becoming a Guide on the Customer Journey Becoming a Guide on the Customer Journey

    In this episode, Security Today editor-in-chief Ralph Jensen chats with Chris Hugman of System Surveyor about the customer journey. As the company’s chief executive officer, Hugman continues to work toward his vision of seamless systems management from concept to system end-of-life. He also addresses what it takes to be a guide in the security industry and why it is different from the traditional sales process. Originally a systems integrator, Hugman reveals his thoughts on technology and the prospects of the customer journey over the next few years, as well as the direction of technology.

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