HID Global launches multi-factor authentication solution

HID Global launched the HID Approve app, the company’s next generation multi-factor authentication solution, this past week at GITEX 2017 in Dubai. The app adds a new level of trust for consumers and employees to securely transact online via their mobile devices. HID Global also demonstrate HID Location services, its predictive analytics for workplace optimization for the first time in the Middle East. “Trusted identities are increasingly being employed to help organizations secure, customize and enhance the user experience across a

BioID’s face recognition integrated in any2any’s mobile cloud platform

BioID and any2any have partnered to deliver convenient on-boarding and check-in processes for use cases such as physical and virtual access, secure payment, navigation and collaboration, enabling companies to migrate to secure and authenticated working environments. Under the partnership, BioID’s face recognition will be used to provide the user experience when using any2any’s “experience platform.” BioID’s cloud-based authentication software features advanced liveness detection, offering multimodal face, eye and voice recognition with the highest levels of data privacy, reliability and security. “To

ImageWare GoVerifyID suite receives IBM Security validation

ImageWare Systems, Inc. has received IBM PartnerWorld’s ‘Ready for IBM Security Intelligence’ designation for its GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, allowing the company to integrate the suite with IBM Security products to help better protect its customers around the world. ImageWare’s GoVerifyID provides multi-modal biometric user authentication using mobile devices and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). GoVerifyID, coupled with IBM’s flagship access management platform, IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM), allows users to use fingerprint, face, or voice recognition on their mobile device to authenticate for

AimBrain whitepaper focuses on biometric identification as-a-service

AimBrain published a new whitepaper focusing on the benefits of moving authentication from on-device to cloud. The whitepaper, Cloud Authentication & Biometric Identity as-a-Service (BIDaaS), emphasizes that BIDaaS offers the go-to model for a seamless customer journey, greater security and more accuracy in building a biometric profile of a user. AimBrain founder and CEO Andrius Sutas said that migrating to a BIDaaS model deliver benefits beyond simple cost savings when compared to today’s authentication processes. “Relying purely on device-based authentication

VerifyMe names new CEO and elects new independent board of director members

VerifyMe, Inc. has named Patrick White its new CEO as well as elected several new independent members to the company’s board of directors. White, who has moved the corporate headquarters to Rochester, New York, has been working as an outside consultant to the company since June 1. He previously served as CEO and founder of Document Security Systems, Inc. from 2002 through 2012. “In the last year, I have vetted multiple offers to come back into the security industry and

Technavio report examines multi-factor authentication market trends for 2017-2021

Technavio has published a new research report on the global multi-factor authentication market which analyzes key trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. The report forecasts that the market will grow at a CAGR of nearly 23 percent during the forecast period. Enterprises are adopting safe and secure authentication services that allow only an authorized person to access their information. “Multi-factor authentication solutions are gaining prominence in organizations to monitor people from gaining unauthorized access to critical data and tampering

Eyeprint ID integrated into Daon’s IdentityX authentication platform

EyeVerify‘s Eyeprint ID technology will be integrated into Daon’s IdentityX authentication platform, allowing for the first time eye recognition capability to be included in the IdentityX platform. “Collaboration with leading providers of best-of-breed authentication technologies as part of our IdentityX authentication platform is a win-win. Our partners win through fast access to our large global customer base, our customers win by having rapid access to innovative technologies and we win as the IdentityX platform grows as a thriving and innovative

Spanish bank BBVA, Das-Nano launch digital ID tools startup

Spanish bank BBVA has partnered with biometrics and nanotechnology startup Das-Nano to launch Veridas, a new tech startup focused on the research and development of customer verification and authentication software. Led by Das-Nano co-founder Eduardo Azanza, Veridas will develop solutions that verify the identity of BBVA clients online using various biometric modalities including facial, voice, fingerprint, image, and document recognition technology. “Veridas will contribute the talent, the knowledge and the specialized experience necessary for the technological development that will allow

Fujitsu to resell ImageWare biometric security solutions

Fujitsu is expanding its advanced biometric security solutions portfolio through a newly-signed agreement in which it will resell ImageWare Systems’ key security solutions including enterprise mobile biometric user authentication as a service. Under the agreement, Fujitsu not only extends its biometric identity and access management solutions to mobile devices but also to additional authentication methods including fingerprint, face, and voice recognition. As a result, Fujitsu customers will now be able to deploy biometric authentication as a service running on the

Biometric ID firm AimBrain has closed its $5.1m financing round

London-based biometric identification startup AimBrain has closed its £4 million (US$5.1 million) Series A round, according to a report by B Daily. Founded in 2015 by Andrius Sutas and Alesis Novak, AimBrain’s latest round of funding has been led by BGF Ventures alongside Episode1, Entrepreneur First and angels including Simon Rozas, Chris Mairs and Charles Songhurst. The company will use the funds to grow out its ‘biometrics as a service’ offering, which is primarily targeted at financial services businesses and