Biometric access control solution provider StoneLock, formerly Stone Lock Global, has unveiled its new corporate brand which reflects StoneLock’s continued commitment to security assurance, optimal user experience and protecting the sanctity of user identity. The Kansas-based company designs and manufactures secure facial-recognition access control solutions using proprietary near-infrared biometric technology that verifies user identity without the use of images and never collects personally identifiable information. “2016 was a watershed year for StoneLock,” said Colleen Dunlap, CEO and co-founder of StoneLock.
This is a guest post by Alan Goode, Managing Director at Goode Intelligence. Biometrics is one of the hottest topics in technology and cybersecurity markets today. The use of biometrics for user authentication and identity assurance is an essential improvement over usernames and passwords, and innovations in mobile devices, wearables, and other technologies are bringing biometrics to mainstream audiences. Join me for this webinar, Biometric Trends for 2017, on December 08, 2016, at 11:00am EST, as I discuss with
The Biometrics Institute recently announced its 15-year anniversary of promoting the responsible use of biometrics as an independent international user group. “I joined the Biometrics Institute in May 2002 and what an amazing journey it has been,” said Isabelle Moeller, the Biometrics Institute Chief Executive, “and what great foresight its founding members had when they then predicted that biometrics was to be in common use in the future and that the Institute wanted to be ahead of the game, technically
The UK’s Home Office recently announced the appointment of the governor of Sheffield Hallam University as the government’s new biometrics commissioner. According to a report in Police Professional, Professor Paul Wiles has taken over the role from Alastair MacGregor QC, who has completed his three-year tenure. Professor Wiles has previously worked as an academic criminologist at a number of universities and until 2015, he served as an advisor to the Sentencing Council. Wiles was previously the chief scientific adviser to
Biometric ID for Government August 2 – 4, 2016 Washington, DC Innovative tactics and strategies to advance security measures and achieve mission-critical results. This must-attend government focused training has been designed to showcase current biometric trends, future technologies and how government agencies can implement them to achieve mission-critical results. Pre conference workshop day: Tuesday, August 2 | Main two-day training: Wednesday, August 3 -Thursday, August 4
Some form of identity theft is at the heart of most financially-motivated fraud. Identity fraud and its derivative crimes cost banks, retailers, healthcare providers, governments, and ultimately consumers and taxpayers around the globe hundreds of billions of dollars every year This whitepaper can be downloaded — free of charge — and the reader can learn more about cloud-based biometric identity proofing and authentication services for mass markets.
ID4Africa 2016 The 2nd Annual Government Forum on Electronic Identity in Africa May 24-26 2016 Kigali, Rwanda ID4Africa 2016 – The 2nd Annual Government Forum on Electronic Identity in Africa Following a successful launch in 2015 which brought together over 300 stakeholders in the identity space, ID4Africa 2016 returns as bigger and better than before! The annual forum and expo focuses on digital identity and its application for driving socio-economic development in Africa. It provides a unique opportunity for African
How National eID Can Support Delivery of Public and Private Sector Services 1-3 December, 2015 – Dhaka, Bangladesh The 11th Government Forum on Electronic Identity, organised by APSCA, is an annual event focused on national electronic identity and its related applications. The forum is Asia’s largest annual meeting for government agencies that issue national electronic identity cards, manage population registers, work with citizens’ electronic identities and facilitate the delivery of eGovernment services and benefits to citizens. In 2015, the theme
The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance has introduced a new class of membership for government agencies in which they can actively participate in the development of FIDO standards. The new government membership program was designed to appease government agencies looking to engage more directly with the FIDO Alliance, as well as represent government’s particular interests in securing cyberspace with FIDO authentication. U.S. (United States NSTIC/NIST) and UK (United Kingdom Office of the Cabinet) governments are the first to join as
April 21-22, 2015 Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA Forensics and biometrics provide DoD and Federal Civilian Organizations with critical capabilities help to identify threats, reduce costs, and target valuable resources where they are needed. Advances in identity intelligence allow for discovery of unknown potential threat actors by connecting individuals to other persons, places, events, or materials, analyzing patterns of life, and characterizing their level of potential threats to US interests. The Government is actively seeking improvements to current