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Federal agencies slow to adopt two factor authentication, says White House annual report

The majority of Federal employees are able to access Federal computer systems with nothing more than a username and password,…

 

Crossmatch handheld device recognized as Biometric Identification Device of 2015 by GSN

Crossmatch announced that its Verifier Sentry handheld device has been awarded the Biometric Identification Device of 2015 by Government Security…

 

Biometric Associates smart card reader approved by Department of Defense

Biometric Associates, LP (BAI) announced that it has been granted the DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List (APL) approval of…

 

Cross Match Technologies launches Verifier Sentry handheld device

Cross Match Technologies announced it has launched its Verifier Sentry handheld solution designed to authenticate the identity of an individual…

 

SecuGen fingerprint reader gets GSA approval for use in FIPS 201/PIV program

SecuGen has announced that its Hamster Pro 20 fingerprint reader has been approved by the General Services Administration (GSA) for use…

 

Oberthur Technologies launches PIV with embedded secure element for mobile devices

Oberthur Technologies has just launched its ID-One PIV for eSE solution. According to the company, this new solution combines a JavaCard…

 

DigitalPersona launches new PIV and FAP-certified fingerprint modules

DigitalPersona has announced the launch of its U.are.U 5200 U.are.U 5300 fingerprint modules. According to the company, these are the smallest…

 

Viscount Systems gets new U.S. federal contract for access control

Viscount Systems has announced another contract with a U.S. government agency for its Freedom access control. “We are pleased to continue…

 

HID Global joins Secure Identity Alliance

HID Global has joined the Secure Identity Alliance, a recently-formed organization devoted to secure documents and government eServices. “HID Global is…

 

HP wins DHS contract to upgrade employee identification cards

HP has won a significant contract to upgrade the Department of Homeland Security’s employee identification cards. Reported in Nextgov, the…

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