Unisys introduces digital banking software platform

Unisys Corporation has unveiled Elevate by Unisys, a digital banking software platform and suite of applications that assists financial institutions of all sizes with delivering a secure, omnichannel banking experience to their customers. Anchored in Unisys’ Retail Banking Delivery platform, which is used by more than 125 banks worldwide, the built-in adaptive biometric and data analytics used to identify customers, authenticate access and validate transactions also helps to reduce fraud, meet regulatory requirements and reduce PCI and related compliance costs.

Unisys wins CBP border security contract

Unisys Corporation has been awarded a contract by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), part of the Department of Homeland Security, to update the agency’s technology for identifying people and vehicles entering and exiting the U.S. The Integrated Traveler Initiatives (ITI) contract, awarded as a task order under the Department of Homeland Security’s EAGLE II contract, includes a base plus four additional optional years. The new ITI contract represents the next version of CBP’s Land Border Integration (LBI) project, awarded

Unisys study finds law enforcement will lead incorporation of biometrics into wearables

Unisys Corporation has published new research that reveals that law enforcement is expected to lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology. However, as the adoption of biometrics becomes a mainstream practice, privacy concerns regarding the security of biometric data stored in the cloud must be addressed, according to the study. Unisys conducted the survey of 54 biometrics professionals at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference in Sydney from May 24 to 26. The study finds that 63 percent of

Biometrics industry insight, ID4Africa and behavioral analytics trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Industry insight Biometric Update had the opportunity recently to speak with MorphoTrust USA CEO Robert Eckel about the future of the biometrics industry as well as the role in which MorphoTrust expects to play in shaping the industry over the next five to ten years. MorphoTrust USA is a provider of large scale identity enrollment services, biometric technologies and secure ID/credentialing solutions.

Unisys and BehavioSec behavioral biometric prototype for Nationwide wins award

Unisys Corporation announced that its client Nationwide Building Society has been recognized with the Retail Banking Security Innovation of the Year award for a behavioral biometrics prototype it developed with Unisys and BehavioSec to enhance security and user experience for mobile banking customers. Recognized at the Retail Banking Conference & Awards event on May 19, the prototype analyzes the user’s physical usage patterns on a smartphone or tablet to establish uniquely identifiable behavioral profiles. These usage patterns can include the

Biometrics and privacy, banking and payments, strong authentication trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Privacy Matching biometric data on a device better satisfies global privacy requirements than matching it on a server, particularly with regards to personal control, and data residency, according to new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP. Biometrics and Privacy: On Device vs On Server Matching was produced by PwC Legal for Nok Nok Labs to survey the privacy aspects of biometrics from an

Unisys integrates NEC’s facial recognition software in CBP project at JFK airport

Earlier this week, NEC Corporation of America (NEC) announced that it is working with Unisys to provide the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with facial comparison technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York City, to enhance the Air Entry process through accurate assurance of traveler identity. Unisys has integrated NEC’s NeoFace Match facial recognition software into its overall solution. The CBP project is one of several initiatives the agency is working on to address a congressional

Unisys to deliver prison management solution for the Netherlands

Unisys Corporation has been selected by the Netherlands’ Custodial Institutions Service (DJI) to deliver a new custody management solution for penitentiaries across the country. According to a statement by the company, the new 10 year contract has an option for a 10 year extension and under the terms of the agreement, Unisys will support all aspects of custody management for DJI using the Unisys Law Enforcement Application Framework (U-LEAF). The new system is expected to be delivered later in 2016

Biometrics in financial services, online authentication, privacy and access control trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Financial services The Japanese government will test a biometrics-based payment system this summer that will see foreign tourists able to verify their identity and make purchases using only their fingerprints. The pilot project will have inbound tourists register their fingerprints and other data, such as credit card information, at airports. Tourists will then be able to conduct tax exemption procedures and make

Nationwide mobile banking app uses behavioral biometrics

Nationwide is working in partnership with BehavioSec and Unisys on a mobile banking app that uses behavioral biometrics for continuous authentication. The application scores users based on the way they use their phone or tablet. Behavior is being used as a way of authenticating payments made within an app as an extra layer of security. According to a report by the Belfast Telegraph, the prototype is still in the early stages, but the bank says it eventually could be used