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Access Control

Biometric access control is a form of security. Physical access control regulates who or what can access locations such as building, campuses, rooms, or safes, and therefore ranges from automatic doors to padlocks. Logical access control limits accessibility to computer networks, accounts, systems and data. Find biometric access control solutions here.

Callsign has announced a new pro-bono partnership with The Knoble to identify employees, external volunteers and membership organizations via behavioral…

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Cybersecurity concerns for access control rise as biometrics solutions grow

Physical security is “mission critical” for firms according to the 2022 State of Physical Security Report from Canada-based access control…

 

Vendor says buyers ready for biometrics as threats outpace security

Ninety-two percent of consumers think cybersecurity threats will continue to outpace defensive efforts. Essentially the same number (91 percent) would…

 

Facebook Dating uses Yoti age estimation to keep out minors

Facebook Dating becomes the latest product from Meta to use Yoti’s facial analysis technology for age estimation to restrict the…

 

Multi-factor authentication firm Hypr nets $25M in latest round of fundraising

A multi-factor authentication startup closed a $25 million series C1 led by a private equity fund that led a previous…

 

Children, interoperability, billion-dollar fines and browser biometrics: the Online Safety Bill

The UK government’s effectively crowd-sourced draft Online Safety Bill has managed yet another twist. Gone is the provision to regulate…

 

Nok Nok, UberEther partner on biometric authentication for US gov’t

FIDO veteran Nok Nok Labs is working with federal ID and access management contractor UberEther on phishing-resistant multifactor authentication products…

 

Osaka to trial face biometric ticketing for travelers in wheelchairs

Osaka Metro announced it will experiment with face biometric ticketing verification for passengers using wheelchairs at Nagai Station. Panasonic‘s biometric…

 

Fingerprint Cards urges FIDO2 and biometrics use to increase security of access control

Combining FIDO2 authentication and biometrics can substantially increase the security posture of companies and individuals, according to Fingerprint Cards’ Maria…

 

How digital identity improved infection control during the Covid pandemic

The use of digital identity and identity access management (IAM) technologies in hospital settings during the COVID-19 pandemic improved infection…

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