Secure Identity & Biometrics Association Announce Board of Directors

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), a non-profit group launched in February to promote the value of secure identity technologies and biometric solutions, announced on Tuesday it has named its board members. According to the press release, the new SIBA board “represents proven expertise in identity management and biometric solutions, high technology government relations and commercialization, and the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities.” “I am so pleased with the diverse and highly relevant experience on the SIBA board,”

Identity & Access Management 2014

2-3 July 2014 Canberra, Australia On 2-3 July 2014, APSCA will organize IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT 2014 at the Rex Hotel in Canberra, Australia. The theme of this conference is “PACS/LACS Migration for Large Multi-Site Organisations“. The conference will focus on Identity Access Management and Information Security for Physical, Virtual and Cloud Resources in large enterprises. Topics will include Multi-site Physical Access Control Transition, PLAID, PACS/LACS via Mobile Devices, Multi-Application Token Initiatives across the Organisation, Migration Planning for New Cohesive

Fujitsu and ImageWare partner on cloud biometrics

Fujitsu has announced that its pay-as-you-go multimodal biometric cloud identity and authentication service is now globally available, following a new partnership with ImageWare Systems. According to the company, through this partnership, the new Biometric-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution leverages the Fujitsu Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Trusted Public S5 platform, as well as its SaaS enablement tool, SystemWalker Catalog Manager. As a key component of the new system, Fujitsu is also leveraging IWS’s GoCloudID identity management platform. In addition to being algorithm and hardware agnostic,

ImageWare to demo biometric cloud ID management platform at Retail Federation expo

ImageWare Systems has announced that it will showcase its new cloud identity management platform – GoMobile Interactive – the National Retail Federation 103rd Annual Convention & Expo. The event is set to be held in New York City on January 13-14, 2014. Specifically, GoMobile Interactive is a cloud-based multi-modal biometric mobile identity management platform, built on the company’s IWS Biometric Engine that enables message based identity verification for mobile banking and mobile wallet applications. As for biometrics, GMI brings voice, face,

Biometrics Institute Asia-Pacific Conference 2014

28 – 29 May 2014 | Dockside, Sydney In 2014 this special event will be held at Dockside venue which showcases an unmissable view of Sydney’s stunning harbour side. With a promising line up of international and expert speakers along with the intention to make increase the scope of topics, this conference will reflect the ongoing strength of the Biometrics Institute. The conference will provide an insight into the latest developments and best-practice examples of biometric technologies. Through extensive membership

BIO-key to integrate biometric platform into AMD security solutions

BIO-key International has announced that the company is working with AMD to ensure compatibility of its WEB-key biometric management platform with AMD’s upcoming security solutions. As a result of this work, the company says device manufacturers will be able to use the BIO-key algorithm to match fingerprints on compatible AMD devices, with or without a server, or in the network or cloud. Specifically, AMD customers will be using BIO-key’s scanner independent algorithm. “BIO-key is honored to be working with AMD toward

World Wide Technology nabs NETCENTS-2 contract

World Wide Technology has announced that it has been awarded a Network Centric Solutions -2 (NETCENTS-2) contract from the U.S. Air Force. The firm-fixed price, multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is worth a maximum of $6.9 billion with a six-year period of performance — required for the purchase of net-centric products and service for the Air Force, Department of Defense as well as other federal agencies. “WWT is pleased to be able to leverage this contract vehicle to support the

Argus adds Morpho 3D face reader to True Identity suite

Argus Global has added the Morpho 3D face reader to its hardware range, complementing its True Identity Software suite. According to the company, this system can be used for access control, but coupled with Argus’ True Identity suite, can also be used for a range of other processes. 3D face recognition is achieved with this device through the use of two internal cameras. On-board software supports enrolment, verification and identification processes. The company’s True Identity suite is deigned to manage access control,

Morpho and BIDV sign agreement on strategic collaboration

Morpho and the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) have announced a new partnership to enhance IT security and skill development of the Vietnamese bank. According to Morpho, under this agreement, the company will promote the use biometrics, payment and digital identity management technologies and solutions at BIDV. “With this agreement, Morpho will give BIDV innovative solutions that will provide Vietnamese citizens with services combining security and ease of use,” Philippe Petitcolin, Chairman and CEO of Morpho said.

ImageWare gets order for biometric identity management system in Canadian city

ImageWare Systems has just received an order from the city of Fredericton in New Brunswick, Canada, for a biometric identity management and booking system, worth approximately $125,000. The new system is set to be connected to the city’s record management system and will allow for the submission of criminal fingerprints to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as well as fingerprint processing for civilian applications. The ImageWare set up includes support for mug shot, signature and fingerprint data. “Our basic identity management