Equiniti looking to test biometrics technology for cyber security

Technology, finance and administrative services firm Equiniti announced it has partnered with the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) in Belfast, which is the UK’s lead university center for cyber security technology research. In partnering with the organization, Equiniti said is particularly interested in testing some of the biometric technologies being developed at CSIT. One of CSIT’s key areas of technological development is intelligent surveillance systems which rely on face-recognition technology, including audio-visual gender profiling and multi-camera people tracking in

Actual iD time management solution uses Suprema biometric readers and enrollment devices

Actual iD’s cloud-based time and absence management solution leverages Suprema biometric readers to ensure that employees’ real identity is being used for time tracking and compliance purposes. The company’s time and absence management solution helps its customers adhere to many of the compliance challenges facing employers, including maintaining records for key compliance requirements. These include hours worked for hourly employees, hours worked for salaried employees in excess of a regular work day, and vacation time and pay. “We continue to

Anviz provides biometric access control system for the Kuwait Embassy in Albania

Anviz Global announced it recently partnered with Shpresa-AL GROUP to design and implement a fully-customized biometric access control system to meet the needs of the Kuwait Embassy in Albania. Anviz provides a range of intelligent security products and integrated solutions, including biometrics, RFID, and surveillance technologies. The biometric access control system will be installed throughout the entire Kuwait Embassy building, which requires a high level of security. Anviz’s VF30 fingerprint access control system integrates fingerprint identification, RFID, burglar alarm, time

Behavioral biometrics helps spot the bad apples before they spoil the game

This is a guest post by Ryan Wilk, vice president of customer success at NuData Security. The online gaming industry is heating up. According to Statista.com, it brought in more than $41 billion worldwide this year. Technology, both on the desktop and on mobile devices, has been the driving force behind the phenomenal growth. Unfortunately, while it’s easier to play than ever before, the new technology also lets more organized cyber criminals defraud poker sites and their good players. Fraudsters

Emerging Identity Solutions Summit

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3rd Annual European Payment Forum

3rd Annual European Payment Forum March 3-4, 2016 Amsterdam In an ever changing, risky and competitive economical atmosphere, there is a global need to focus on risk mitigation and on safety improvements while investing in innovative customer solutions. Regulations and further strictness is aggravating the challenges in the banking sector. Innovations in mobile and online banking with the emerging cryptocurrency availability are making the financial market lively and active. By attending our 3rd Annual European Payment Forum you will have

Voice biometrics firm SayPay a top startup at 1776 Challenge Cup in Mumbai

Voice biometrics firm SayPay Technologies announced it was one of three top startups at the 1776 Challenge Cup 2016 held last weekend in Mumbai, India. The move comes a week after SayPay Technologies was recognized as one of three startup finalists competing in the inaugural “UBS Future of Finance Challenge” held earlier this month in Singapore. The worldwide tournament gives up-and-coming startups the opportunity to win cash prizes, make international business connections and share their vision on an international stage.

CardLogix intros ID credential validation software for passports and MRTDs

CardLogix announced it is now offering PassCheck, an ID credential validation software for passport and machine readable travel document (MRTD) verification. PassCheck is an out-of-the-box product that securely validates an International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) travel document. The solution enables digital certificate matching traveler to issuing country, with full support for ePassport PKI validation. PassCheck reads credential data from an Identity Credential chip, decrypts it, and then validates the credential’s data and signature with the stored digital certificate against the

SIBA recommends multimodal biometrics capture to identify and track Syrian refugees

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) released a plan that recommends various actions for decision-makers in addressing the threat of terrorists disguising themselves as refugees. “Terrorist organizations are interested in subverting traditional methods of screening and vetting which rely on identity documents, fingerprints, and biographical data,” said Michael Dougherty, CEO of the SIBA. “Identity documents of course have a role to play in vetting refugees and asylum-seekers, but there are so many fraudulent Syrian passports and national IDs in

Gemalto modernizes Guinea’s voter register with biometric technology

Gemalto announced it managed the upgrading process of Guinea’s biometrics-enabled voter register system on behalf of CENI, the National Independent Electoral Commission in the country. The system included the use of 2,500 units of the Coesys Mobile Enrollment station, a portable biometric citizen registration kit deployed throughout the country, which reached even the remotest areas of Guinea. The system was designed to ensure that millions of eligible voters were enrolled accurately and reliably ahead of the presidential elections, which were