Access Control

Access control is a form of security. Physical access control regulates who or what can access physical locations such as a building, campus or server room, for example. Logical access control limits accessibility to computer networks, systems and data.
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Authentify to release extension to device-based biometric multifactor authenticator

Authentify announced at this week’s BlackHat USA 2014 conference it is introducing xFA Smart Choice, an extension to its xFA…

 

BIOMIDS names president and COO

Biometric security firm Biometric Identification and Security Systems, Inc. (BIOMIDS) announced it has named former Worcester Polytechnic Institute president Dennis…

 

Facial recognition to be tested at Japan airports

Japan’s Ministry of Justice will begin trialing facial recognition technology for automated immigration gates at the Narita and Haneda airports…

 

DHS and CBP launch Maryland facility for biometric entry/exit testing

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, along with Customs and Border Protection have launched a new test…

 

Launchkey supports facial recognition login in latest update

LaunchKey has just unveiled a new facial recognition login system for use with online services like WordPress. According to a…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of August 3

Biometrics Week in Review: iWallet app using fingerprint sensors, facial recognition at Brussels Airport, Nigerian banks collecting biometrics, next killer…

 

My Verified ID gets $3M from Invigor Group

My Verified ID has signed an agreement that will give the Invigor Group a 20 percent equity stake in the…

 

LaserLock signs $7M contract with Mexican gaming company for biometric authentication service

LaserLock Technologies has announced that it has signed a 10-year, $7 million contract with a Mexican gaming company for its…

 

NexID Biometrics joins the FIDO Alliance

NexID Biometrics has joined the FIDO Alliance, the group announced this week. “The decision to join FIDO Alliance stems from…

 

Allegion deploys hand geometry readers at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Allegion recently completed a biometric access control deployment at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. This is the same place…

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