BluStor biometric ID smartcard prevents identity theft and protects data

BluStor has released the new Identity biometric smartcard, which is designed to prevent identity theft before it happens to users or their business. “While other identity theft companies focus on monitoring and alerting, BluStor has taken a hardline focus on preventing hackers from ever getting in your front-door,” said Finis Conner, founder and CEO of BluStor. Identity is a wireless credit-card-sized computer that enables users to take control of their passwords and other personal information by storing that data directly

BluStor to launch innovative consumer password product at RSA

The security industry has already accepted the end of the traditional access control regime of usernames and passwords. What shape the shift will take is less certain, however. BluStor believes it has the answer, in the form of a smart card that acts as a local-storage password manager secured by multi-factor biometrics. At the upcoming RSA Conference, Feb. 13 to 17 in San Francisco, BluStor will unveil its Password Vault, which due to its ease of use as a companion

BluStor and Arrow Electronics collaborate to target multi-factor biometric authentication market

Multi-factor biometric authentication firm BluStor and Arrow Electronics have collaborated to target the fast-growing, multi-factor biometric authentication market. Arrow Electronics is a global provider of electronic components, services and enterprise computing solutions. Finis Conner, the founder and CEO of BluStor, commented: “BluStor’s strategic collaboration with one of the world’s leading supply chain services’ company in this era of technology commoditization is a major advancement. It will allow us to scale quickly, knowing that we can maintain the highest level of

BluStor’s CyberGate uses biometrics to guard Personal Mobile Cloud

The same improvements made in chip and battery technology over the past few years that have driven the mobile explosion have also enabled BluStor’s solution to the security problems created by the connected, mobile world. By focussing on the individual, the CyberGate secures the most vulnerable point in any transaction with biometric identification, device control, and data storage on a familiar form factor that fits in your wallet. BluStor is the latest project from Seagate and Conner Peripherals founder Finis

BluStor offers both enterprise and personal mobile security

Cybercrime and digital identity theft is an urgent and growing global issue. Mobile devices, cloud-based solutions, and related services have repeatedly proven to be vulnerable to increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. As a result, it has never been more important today to separate digital identity keys from the devices and services that use them. BluStor aims to achieve this security objective for both personal and corporate consumers through its unique identity cards. “One of the key features of the BluStor card

BluStor begins shipping new personal biometric identification solution next month

Next month, BluStor begins shipping its new personal biometric identification solution, CyberGate Mobile Enterprise Credentials (MEC). According to a statement by the company, BluStor’s biometric identification and data storage product includes AutoLogN and Mobile PassWord Vault (PWV), features that enable automatic authentication to a user’s devices and websites, subsequently eliminating the need for usernames, passwords or pins. “Companies spend billions of dollars to secure the cloud and the devices, but the weakest link in the whole chain of mobile security

BluStor to participate in Amazon’s LaunchPad program

BluStor has partnered with Amazon’s start-up program LaunchPad to fulfill e-commerce sales of its new personal biometric identification solution, CyberGate Secure Mobile Briefcase (SMB). The CyberGate SMB is a sophisticated, wireless, personal biometric identification and data storage card that fits into a wallet or purse. Supporting multi-factor biometric authentication, the card replaces, or can augment, traditional usernames, passwords, and PIN numbers with an ultra-secure, multi-factor biometric authentication system. The system securely stores data only on the device, ensuring that personal

BluStor to launch CyberGate Secure Mobile Briefcase in March

BluStor has announced that it will begin shipping its CyberGate Secure Mobile Briefcase (SMB) next month. The SMB will ship in March, with a special introductory discount price of US$179.95 being offered for the first 1,000 units sold. All 1,000 units will include BluStor firmware, the GateKeeper application, and a software development kit, with free downloadable application upgrades for 12 months. The Secure Mobile Briefcase is a sophisticated, wireless, personal biometric identification and data storage card that fits into a

BluStor running Indiegogo campaign for its CyberGate solution

BluStor has launched an Indiegogo campaign to promote its CyberGate product. Finis Conner, the firm’s founder and CEO describes CyberGate as a personalized and secured biometric smart card. The card can easily and safely be tucked away in your wallet. Protected by biometrics, the card can both hold and safeguard all your passwords, identity documents, and credit cards. “Cyber security and protecting your personal information has never been more important as online attacks increase at an unprecedented rate,” stated Conner

BluStor details biometric ‘mobile briefcase’

BluStor has announced the upcoming launch of what it says is the world’s first multi-factor, multi-biometric Bluetooth mobile security solution: the BluStor Secure Mobile Briefcase. “BluStor separates the keys to mobile security from the device and protects the full stream of mobile security—device, user, and data. And, most importantly, BluStor features Bluetooth 4.0/LE, making the system compatible with virtually any mobile device and eliminating the need for proprietary card readers,” CEO Finis Conner said. Using the SMB app, a user can