Balabit launches new privileged access management solution

Balabit has announced the launch of its new Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution, which integrates its Privileged Session Management (PSM) technology and its Privileged Account Analytics (PAA) behavior analytics software. The new software is offered as a turnkey solution for large enterprises. It records privileged sessions in granular detail, according to the announcement, and monitors and authenticates users in real-time with sophisticated analytics to reinforce traditional security measures like password management. “Up until now, password management has been the first

Anixter to discuss smart building applications on Science Channel

Anixter International will provide an update on smart building technology on a new Science Channel series, Tomorrow’s World Today. Anixter will discuss current and future smart building applications including access control, video surveillance, facial recognition and other technologies that can be utilized in any environment whether it is in a commercial building, theme park, stadium or classroom. Tomorrow’s World Today is a new technology-inspired television program dedicated to exploring topics such as sustainability, educating viewers on new technology, and showcasing

Suprema wins security award for its biometric access control solutions

Suprema has been recognized in A&S’s 2017 Security 50 rankings for the seventh year in a row. The Security 50 from A&S magazine is an annual ranking of publicly listed physical security manufacturers around the globe solely based on sales revenue. In the 2017 Security 50 rankings, Suprema moved from 31st to 30th with 2016 annual revenue of US$66.2M and is the only dedicated biometrics company among the ‘Access Control Product Group’. Suprema ranked 4th in Access Control rankings after

ImageWare solution protects entertainment industry IP

Secure Channels has selected ImageWare’s GoVerifyID solution to secure its Entertainment Security Operations Center (ESOC) with multi-factor biometric authentication. Secure Channels’ ESOC is a members only, closed end, centralized ecosystem for secure management of the entertainment industry’s chain-of-custody content and intellectual property. ESOC is designed to protect data, files and emails and requires authorized access through exclusive membership via a centralized SOC housed in a Tier 3 data center, and is purpose-built for the entertainment industry. “ImageWare’s GoVerifyID provides state-of-the-art

AimBrain biometric authentication app available for BlackBerry Dynamics users

AimBrain announced that its biometric authentication app is now available on the BlackBerry Marketplace to BlackBerry Dynamics users. The AimBrain Authenticator app incorporates voice and facial biometric verification modules and can enhance mobility security and improve enterprise workflow by replacing passwords with biometric data. A free pilot is available. “AimBrain is a timely and welcome addition as an ISV Partner, joining our rapidly growing developer and enterprise application ecosystem,” said Mark Wilson, SVP and Chief Evangelist at BlackBerry. “Biometric authentication

Suprema picks up Detektor Best Product Award

Suprema has been recognized with the ‘Best Product Award’ in the ID & Access Control category at the Detektor International Awards 2017. Best Product Awards were awarded for ID & Access Control, Alarm & Detection, Video Surveillance and IoT Security. The annual Detektor International Awards is an independent program that recognizes manufacturers displaying the innovation and originality in the opinion of Detektor’s international team of jurors. “The world’s fastest facial recognition terminal and the first to support Bluetooth – shows

G4S partners with Zwipe to offer easy deployment of biometric access control

Canadian security solutions firm G4S has partnered with Zwipe to offer its customers the latest in biometric access control solutions. Zwipe Access is a fingerprint-activated contactless credential that works with existing 125kHz or 13.56MHz infrastructure. Only after activation by a fingerprint scan will the card allow communication with a reader, combining the security of biometric authentication with the speed and convenience of contactless credentials. Only the rightful owner of the card can use it, and the fingerprint data cannot be

Eyedentify vehicle safety system leverages biometrics

Indian IoT startup Eyedentify is preparing to launch a vehicle occupant security product which leverages biometrics and applies algorithms to audio recordings to improve the safety of taxi and commercial vehicle drivers and passengers. Authorized drivers are biometrically enrolled, and the system verifies the driver’s identity before allowing the engine to start, The Economic Times reports. Other features include video recording and transmission, vehicle impact recognition, and strategically placed panic buttons. The company is currently running pilot projects, and says

Fujitsu predicts shared car industry, AV to drive biometrics integration in vehicles

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) will soon enable fingerprints and iris scans to replace keys for unlocking and driving cars, according to Fujitsu America. The majority of shared cars is use will have utilization rates over 50 percent by 2030, according to research recently released by the company. That represents a major increase over 5 percent utilization rates for shared cars today, and will drive MaaS adoption, the company says. Frost & Sullivan research indicates that more than 20 million cars could be

VerifyMe restructuring slashes loss in Q3

VerifyMe reduced its quarterly loss by 78 percent year-over-year in Q3 from $1.8 million to $385,000 amid several positive developments for the company, according to its latest earnings report. A 15.3 percent decrease in operating expenses from the Q32016 allowed VerifyMe to exit the quarter with a cash balance of $0.8 million, compared to only $23,000 at the end of the 2016 fiscal year. Among significant moves in the quarter, VerifyMe signed a contract with HP Indigo in September to