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
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 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 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 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
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 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,
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INSURANCE 17th – 18th May 2017, London Your toolkit for end-to-end operational adaptation to reach the digital-savvy future consumer The Digital Transformation in Insurance Congress will bring together 100 insurers, brokers, aggregators and solution providers to uncover the practical steps needed to succeed in a digital era. Split into 5 digestible themes, attendees will explore the challenges and emerging opportunities to both deliver operational efficiency but also exceed customer’s digital expectations. With efficiency and digitization at the
Gigya has published a new study entitled “2017 State of Consumer Privacy and Trust survey”, revealing that many people have poor password habits with 42 percent of consumers admit to using four or fewer passwords across online accounts. The research shows how consumer trust and a business’s reputation remain uncertain as brands delay adoption of stronger authentication methods to protect online consumer identities. The survey found that 68 percent of consumers are concerned about how brands use their personal data,
Day two of ID4Africa 2017 wrapped up with hundreds of delegates from dozens of African nations remaining deep in discussion late into the evening in host city Windhoek, Namibia. The second day of the third annual ID4Africa forum was highlighted by seven information sessions covering a wide range of specific topics in digital identity, as well as a day-long session on document security. Each of the forum’s day two sessions included several speakers, with topics including overcoming ID systems challenges