Gemalto exec discusses the 3M Identity Management Business acquisition

Earlier this week, Gemalto, a world leader in digital security, announced the closing of the acquisition of 3M’s Identity Management Business after approval by relevant regulatory and antitrust authorities. The 3M Cogent business has been recognized for delivering some of the most fastest, reliable, accurate and sophisticated biometric identification solutions in the world. Gemalto believes their strategic acquisition will round out their government service offerings by adding biometric technologies and more secure document features. 3M’s Identity Management Business will be

Securing Federal Identity

Securing Federal Identity June 6, 2017 Washington, DC Government’s Identity and Authentication Event Securing Federal Identity 2017, a highly focused and high-energy event, will feature the significant policy issues and technology developments for today’s federal identity and security industry. The select group of speakers on the agenda and security companies in our exhibit area will highlight the present and future direction of the government’s efforts to manage identities and control access across all federal agencies. Don’t miss this year’s event,

4th Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit

4th Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit June 7 & 8, 2017 AUSA Conference Center | Arlington, VA DSI’s Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit is designed as an educational and training “Town Hall” forum, where thought leaders and key policy-makers across military and civilian organizations, industry and academia can come together actionable discussions and debate. Session discussions will revolve around this year’s theme of “Improving Security and Innovation for the Mobile Ecosystem.” Register now or email Morgan

StoneLock rebrands, unveils government expansion plans

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.

Biometric trends for 2017

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

Biometrics Institute celebrates 15 year anniversary

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

UK government appoints new biometrics commissioner

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

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

Biometrics-as-a-service: Making identity fraud prevention truly globally accessible

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

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