Cloud Identity Summit renamed Identiverse, calls for presentation proposals

The Identiverse conference, formerly known as Cloud Identity Summit (CIS), is currently accepting proposals for presentations. Identiverse will hold its first event under its new name from June 24 to 28, 2018 in Boston. After 8 years of bringing together identity and security industry thought leaders among 2,000 delegates annually, the conference will transition to its new name with 200 sessions and 50 vendors to share market research, innovations, case studies and best practices for the identity and access management

Gemalto, UTCID work together to improve security, identity and privacy

Gemalto has entered into a partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin (UTCID) to further efforts in research and education on identity management, privacy and security. UTCID was established in 2010 to educate industry players and the public, forecast threats, and share best practices. With this partnership, Gemalto and UTCID will focus on the following research topics to provide new options for industry players: biometrics as a solution for identity management and authentication; benefits

Gemalto reports $867.4M revenue in Q2, 2017 outlook revision

Gemalto issued its preliminary H1 2017 results, which included reported revenue of €742 million (US$867.4 million) in Q2 2017, a 9 percent decrease at constant exchange rates compared to Q2 2016. For H1 2017, Gemalto profit from operations is in line with expectations at approximately €93 million (US$108.8 million). The company said that expects its Q2 2017 double digit decline for payment in Americas and SIM business to continue for the rest of the year. Fortunately, this decline will be

Future of identity and access discussed at Securing Federal Identity 2017

Several federal government representatives discussed the future of secure identity and access at the Secure Technology Alliance’s Securing Federal Identity 2017 conference in Washington, D.C. last week. “It is clear from all of the great sessions and discussions last week – including advancements for derived credentials, innovative uses of technologies like near field communications and alternative authentication technologies, and a call-to-action to accelerate the adoption of interoperable identity and access solutions – that there is a real sense of urgency

Biometrics Best Practices: Optimizing Security in Fingerprint Technology Deployments

Critical information is accessible from everywhere using smartphones, tablets and computers. Public and private enterprises that value secure identity and secure transactions are moving to the use of biometrics. This paper outlines concerns critics express about fingerprint biometric solutions and provides a realistic assessment of the cost/benefit of recommended mitigation strategies.

NEXT Biometrics wins $150k fingerprint sensors order

NEXT Biometrics has begun shipping the first volumes of a $150,000 large size fingerprint sensors order for an unnamed Tier 1 semiconductor company. The new client is apparently working on several projects for the access control and government ID markets where a large size secure fingerprint sensor is needed and required to work for close to 100 per cent of the user base. “The order is a result of a 12-month design and qualification process,” explained NEXT Biometrics CEO Ritu

Biometrics HITech 2017 and XIV BIC Brazilian Identification Conference

Biometrics HITech 2017 and XIV BIC Brazilian Identification Conference August 29 – 31, 2017 Brasilia, federal district of Brazil Brasilia, the federal capital of Brazil, was chosen to host Biometrics HITech 2017 and XIV BIC Brazilian Identification Conference, the biggest and most complete event on biometrics and human identification technologies and techniques of the country. Following the success of previous editions, the event will present different attractions and gather a highly qualified audience: major companies of the market, their executives

K(NO)W Identity Conference

K(NO)W Identity Conference May 15-17, 2017 Washington, D.C. Identity impacts the lives of billions of individuals across the globe each day, acting as a hidden layer beneath our everyday interactions. In today’s quickly evolving digital world, defining identity is increasingly crucial to nearly every industry, from banking and healthcare to education and communications and beyond. As a part of this vision, One World Identity’s first annual K(NO)W Identity Conference will bring together the world’s foremost identity experts and thought leaders

Trusted Identities: Solving Fraud in Banking

One of the biggest challenges facing banks today is how to provide secure and trusted services while substantially improving customer experience. Fraud is an ever-present and increasing threat in an environment where bank customers are demanding a seamless and consistently satisfying experience across all service channels. These goals must be achieved without increasing cost or complicating the compliance process.

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,