Applied Recognition face recognition solution to aid in preventing digital coin theft

Blockchain Acuity has integrated Applied Recognition’s FaceLocate technology into its custom and existing blockchain solutions. The service, ‘Access Acuity’, offers users secure access to their digital currencies with face recognition. “Holders of Bitcoin and other digital currencies greatly underestimate the risk of theft,” explains Don Waugh, Co-CEO of Applied Recognition. “The increased value of digital currencies has attracted sophisticated criminals that not only crack passwords but who also hijack mobile phone based methods of authentication.” “Cryptocurrency token issuers and exchanges

Utilizing face authentication to meet NIPSOM Change 2 requirements

This is a guest post by Don Waugh, Co-CEO of Applied Recognition. Attention ITPSOs (insider threat program senior official): The deadline for new NIPSOM Requirements is November 30, 2016, as set out by the May 18, 2016 Department of Defense published Change 2 to DoD 5220.22-M, “National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM).” NISPOM Change 2 requires contractors to “establish and maintain an insider threat program to detect, deter and mitigate insider threats. Specifically, the program must gather, integrate, and report