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New SAML solution extends BIO-key biometric authentication to cloud and IAM applications

BIO-key has announced the launch of a new service enabling enterprises to easily secure access to their business applications with…

 

CEO reaffirms ethical commitments as Kairos secures $4 million and adds new chairman

Kairos has secured a $4 million investment from Domus Semo Sancus (DSS) Chairman and CEO E. Jay Saunders, who has…

 

Biometric payment cards’ path to mass market

There is a general consensus among fingerprint sensor providers and other stakeholders that millions of payment cards will be secured…

 

FIMA’s electronic document, records management system mostly in compliance

A recent Department of Homeland Security Privacy Impact Assessment on FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration’s (FIMA) Electronic Document and…

 

IBM launches public data set to further research into diversity and facial biometrics

IBM has announced the launch of a new data set specifically created to further research into, and ultimately the development…

 

Actions still needed to ensure interoperable physical access control of fed buildings

During a performance audit from October 2017 to December 2018, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, found the…

 

Breakthrough year ahead for biometric payment cards: industry insights and predictions

After a series of breakthroughs in fingerprint sensor manufacturing, new architectures such as system-on-chip (SOC), and power harvesting in recent…

 

DNA processing carried out by DHS S&T for FBI, intel agencies

DNA “bio-forensic” data is being used by the FBI — and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies – to determine…

 

Aratek targets broad range of uses with new mobile biometric terminals

Aratek has recently increased its focus on delivering biometric capabilities in remote locations, including with the launch of its new…

 

DHS seeks reach-back tech for fielded rapid DNA systems; ICAM on-the-fly

To enhance its multimodal biometric collection for enhanced border security and the prevention of human trafficking and smuggling, the Department…

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