Crossmatch, Oxford Computer Group to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers

Crossmatch and Oxford Computer Group have partnered to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers. Under the agreement terms, Oxford Computer Group will become an authorized reseller offering Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona Composite Authentication software and support, as well as single finger readers to Microsoft customers. The partnership is expected to be a significant component of the defense against cybersecurity threats, particularly in light of the rise in global breaches. “The ‘breach-a-week’ global business culture is in desperate need of solutions that

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America Florida December 5th – 7th, 2017 Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America, December 5th-7th, 2017 in Kennedy Space Center, Florida will bring together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to debate and collaborate on securing America’s critical infrastructure. With a unique two-track conference programme, with joint plenary sessions will deliver a leading line up of international experts to discuss securing America’s critical infrastructure, from both physical and cyber perspectives. Critical

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe Netherlands September 25th – 27th, 2018 Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe brings together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to collaborate on securing Europe. The conference will look at developing existing national or international legal and technical frameworks, integrating good risk management, strategic planning and implementation. With the ever increasing threat from cyber attacks on critical infrastructure, the information and data stored and used by CNI systems and operators can be

Plurilock expands U.S. locations, staff to meet demand for behavioral biometrics solution

Plurilock Security Solutions has grown its U.S. footprint with two new East Coast locations and additional staff to expand commercial and government market access to its continuous user validation cybersecurity platform. Driven by two new financial services clients and recent contracts with U.S. Army NETCOM and the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), Plurilock has added offices in New York and Baltimore as well as appointed former U.S. Marine Corps combat engineer Neal Conlon as director of

Context for connections: improving security with behavioral biometrics

This is a guest post by Ethan Ayer, CEO of Resilient Network Systems. With faceprints, voiceprints and iris scans beginning to replace passwords in everything from police work to amusement park admission, behavioral biometrics is becoming one of IT security’s hottest trends. 2017 may finally be the year that it delivers on its hype. With promising contenders in Scandinavia to stateside biometrics companies being snapped up by the likes of MasterCard and others, the security race is on as organizations

Terrorism Studies

Terrorism Studies Certificate / Advanced Certificate / Individual Modules Online delivery with expert tutor support Feb, June and Oct every year Terrorism Studies course is one of the most recommended programs in the industry and is endorsed and recognized by numerous industry experts who have completed the program. Over the years the focus of the course has expanded to include issues such as radicalization, the psychology of terrorism, cybersecurity, intelligence and terrorist use of IEDs, and now we have added

10th Cyber Defence Summit

10th Cyber Defence Summit September 20th, 2017 Dubai, UAE Critical sectors in the UAE – including but not limited to finance and energy – have increased their dependency on technology and state-of-the-art ICT solutions to deliver high-quality, efficient, and effective services. In 2016, the financial cost of cybercrime totalled $1.4 billion, an increase of 4.9%. Naseba’s 10th Cyber Defence Summit will address the importance of protecting critical infrastructure and sensitive information, help companies procure cybersecurity solutions and services, and create

Intercede, Cifas research studies reveal weak user authentication, rise in identity fraud

Intercede recently published a research report conducted by Vanson Bourne that examines how UK systems administrators, people who manage the operation of computer systems, or those who have such access rights are protecting and securing sensitive data within their organizations. The study found that 86 percent of those with systems administrator (sysadmins) level access rights are currently using only basic username and password authentication to login to their companies’ IT systems on-site. In addition, 50 percent of respondents admitted that business user

iSign International appoints Dr. Alvin Rohrs as member of advisory board

Biometric signature security firm iSign International Inc. has appointed Dr. Alvin Rohrs, a long-time veteran of the NGO not-for-profit sector, to the company’s advisory board. Dr. Alvin Rohrs has joined the advisory board of iSign International to introduce iSign’s digital security solutions to and prevent the hacking of the many companies, universities, government agencies and other organizations with whom he has relationships. “It is exciting to partner with iSign to help introduce their incredible cybersecurity products to businesses, organizations and

U.S. Army to deploy Plurilock behavioral biometric ID authentication solution

The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) will deploy Plurilock Security Solutions’ BioTracker continuous authentication cybersecurity software to protect the military organization against adversarial identity compromise. BioTracker’s deployment will add more advanced cybersecurity protection measures beyond the standard Common Access Card (CAC). The agreement follows Plurilock’s recent contract with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), which will evaluate BioTracker as a potential replacement solution for CACs. Both organizations will implement and evaluate Plurilock’s proof-of-presence cybersecurity software