HID Approve now supports Apple’s Face ID

HID Global has announced that its HID Approve two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform now supports Apple’s Face ID. Customers of HID Global can implement Face ID as a turnkey application or through direct integration into corporate apps with the HID Approve SDK using the company’s mobile authentication platform. This allows them to take advantage of HID Global’s threat detection and other risk-base intelligence, combined with the facial recognition technology. The facial recognition feature of the iPhone X can be

DISA working on gait recognition for multi-factor mobile authentication platform

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is working to enable seven different types of biometric authentication with mobile devices for identifying people in the field, outgoing DISA chief Lt. Gen. Allen Lynn said at an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) luncheon, FedScoop reports. Gait recognition is among the seven different biometrics DISA is attempting to use, in addition to more common authentication modalities like fingerprint and facial recognition, Lynn said. Lynn did not list all seven biometrics the

Fujitsu launches biometric service portfolio in Canada, Mexico, Caribbean

Fujitsu has announced the extension of its biometric security solutions portfolio, including its Biometrics-as-a-Service offering, to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The Fujitsu PalmSecure family of products, its SAMURAI platform, and RoboSOC (SOC in a box) solution, along with consulting, systems integration, Security Operations Centers (SOC) and other managed security services are now available throughout the Americas. Fujitsu America Head of Security for the Americas, Jason Bradlee, said biometric security solutions are attracting interest from every kind of organization following

Qualcomm awarded DoD contract for IT system access protection pilot

The Department of Defense has awarded Qualcomm’s Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS) division a contract to establish a pilot program for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to enable DoD users to access key IT systems using actionless authentication, the company has announced. The authentication is performed with Qualcomm’s hardware-anchored device attestation and continuous multi-factor authentication capabilities on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform, integrated with DISA’s Purebred and Public Key Infrastructure systems. The pilot is part of a DoD project to

Balabit launches new privileged access management solution

Balabit has announced the launch of its new Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution, which integrates its Privileged Session Management (PSM) technology and its Privileged Account Analytics (PAA) behavior analytics software. The new software is offered as a turnkey solution for large enterprises. It records privileged sessions in granular detail, according to the announcement, and monitors and authenticates users in real-time with sophisticated analytics to reinforce traditional security measures like password management. “Up until now, password management has been the first

ImageWare solution protects entertainment industry IP

Secure Channels has selected ImageWare’s GoVerifyID solution to secure its Entertainment Security Operations Center (ESOC) with multi-factor biometric authentication. Secure Channels’ ESOC is a members only, closed end, centralized ecosystem for secure management of the entertainment industry’s chain-of-custody content and intellectual property. ESOC is designed to protect data, files and emails and requires authorized access through exclusive membership via a centralized SOC housed in a Tier 3 data center, and is purpose-built for the entertainment industry. “ImageWare’s GoVerifyID provides state-of-the-art

DERMALOG showcasing latest multi-biometrics technology at Trustech

DERMALOG is showcasing its latest multi-biometrics technology at this week’s Trustech in Cannes. The German biometrics solutions provider has developed an Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) that simultaneously compares finger, face and eye data for maximum accuracy. DERMALOG recently received a German Business Award 2017 for its ABIS. “Multi-biometrics, the combination of two or more biometric characteristics, is currently on the rise,” explained Günther Mull, CEO of DERMALOG. “With its ABIS, DERMALOG positions itself as an innovation leader and offers

Gemalto releases multimodal biometric ID solution

Gemalto has released CABIS 7, a multimodal biometric identification solution designed to enable law enforcement and other government agencies to conduct biometrics-based identity searches with improved speed, accuracy and efficiency. The company also launched CABIS Core Cloud engine, expanding the support scope of Cogent’s flagship CABIS portfolio to include flexible and scalable cloud architecture. In May, Gemalto formally completed its acquisition of 3M’s Identity Management Business, 3M Cogent. CABIS 7 is the first major product release since Gemalto acquired Cogent.

AuthenticID licenses portfolio of payment authentication patents

AuthenticID has licensed a key portfolio of multimodal, payment authentication patent license from Collective Dynamics for the exclusive use with its identity validation payments platform. Collective Dynamics said the latest ‘Biometric + PIN on Glass’ patent that emphasizes a ‘device as an authenticator model’ brings the total number of the company’s patents licensed under the agreement to five issued and allowed patents. Together, the patents address key, payment-processing industry emerging trends, vulnerabilities and use cases and specifically target the flaws

ImageWare to demo GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite for IBM Security Access Manager at Money20/20

ImageWare Systems will demonstrate the GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite for IBM Security Access Manager at next week’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. Earlier this month ImageWare received IBM PartnerWorld’s ‘Ready for IBM Security Intelligence’ designation for its GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite. The solution has been validated to integrate with IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM). ISAM integration is the most recent addition to GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, along with turnkey solutions for Microsoft Active Directory, and the Identity Management and Single Sign-On (SSO) products