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Crossmatch DigitalPersona Composite Authentication is Now Citrix-Ready

Crossmatch DigitalPersona Composite Authentication is Now Citrix-Ready

“Crossmatch first announced its DigitalPersona Composite Authentication platform last autumn, calling it an IT security platform that ‘offers the optimal mix of factors which enable risk-based policies that adapt to today’s dynamic threat environment.’” Crossmatch‘s DigitalPersona Composite Authentication platform is now certified for Citrix compatibility, the company has announced. The Citrix-Ready certification opens the platform…

Crossmatch Solution Secures Disaster Relief with Biometrics

Crossmatch Solution Secures Disaster Relief with Biometrics

Crossmatch is making the case for biometrics in disaster relief and foreign assistance. The company is presenting its solution at this week’s Action on Disaster Relief conference in Panama City, where Crossmatch Marketing Director Ben Ball is a speaker. The idea is to link biometric authentication to the aid delivery process in order to cut down…

Lower Saxony Police Get Crossmatch Tech Upgrade

Lower Saxony Police Get Crossmatch Tech Upgrade

Polizei Niedersachsen, the state police of Lower Saxony in Germany, is getting an upgrade to its biometric booking system, care of Crossmatch and its Germany-base partner Hecosys. The police organization has been using Crossmatch technology for quite some time, and according to Hecosys Managing Director Benjamin Helfmann the organization “has had great success with Crossmatch…

IAM Summit 2016: Crossmatch Announces DigitalPersona Composite Authentication

IAM Summit 2016: Crossmatch Announces DigitalPersona Composite Authentication

Security and identity management solutions provider Crossmatch announced today that it has pioneered a new comprehensive security paradigm called DigitalPersona Composite Authentication. The new approach to authentication is on showcase at the Gartner IAM Summit in Las Vegas, today through December 1, at booth 722.  –Join FindBiometrics, Crossmatch, and HID Global For The Upcoming Financial Biometrics…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

September has been Law Enforcement Biometrics Month here at FindBiometrics, in which we shed a spotlight on the many solutions and applications of identity tech in justice related verticals. From featured articles, to industry news coverage, to the latest entry in our renowned webinar series – September allowed us to give law enforcement due process…

INTERVIEW: Ben Ball, Government Market Director, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Ben Ball, Government Market Director, Crossmatch

Today marks the start of the 2016 Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa, Florida, and Crossmatch is there. The biometrics company is slated to unveil its latest solution, what Crossmatch’s government market director Ben Ball calls “the thinnest, lightest FAP60 size TFT (thin film transistor) sensor to date… the first truly mobile 4 finger capture…

GIS 2016: Crossmatch Unveils Innovative New Mobile Livescan Tech

GIS 2016: Crossmatch Unveils Innovative New Mobile Livescan Tech

Today at the Global Identity Summit in Tampa, Florida, biometrics company Crossmatch introduced its newest ten-print sensor technology: a FAP60 thin film transistor (TFT) sensor the company is positioning as a revolutionary innovation in the world of mobile livescan. The FAP60 TFT is being demonstrated at GIS as part of a wireless mobile handheld device.…

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch. The conversation begins with recognition of the company’s 20th anniversary and an overview of Crossmatch’s efforts to reorganize into two distinct business segments. The interview then goes on to deal with Crossmatch’s involvement in two extremely important vertical markets right now—FinTech and refugee ID programs—before concluding…

Crossmatch Marks 20-Year Anniversary

Crossmatch Marks 20-Year Anniversary

Crossmatch is celebrating a big anniversary this month. It’s now 20 years old, going back to 1996 when it existed as two entities—Cross Match Technologies and DigitalPersona, Inc. The companies combined to form Crossmatch in 2014, and as a new unit the company has since seen major government deployments of its technology—such as in border…

El Paso Credit Union Deploys Crossmatch Solution

El Paso Credit Union Deploys Crossmatch Solution

Crossmatch‘s flagship identity management system is being deployed by the El Paso Area Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU), the company has announced. TFCU’s branch locations are now able to use Crossmatch DigitalPersona Altus for their internal authentication needs. It’s a move aimed at improving productivity and security. Crossmatch says that prior to the deployment of…

Crossmatch Enhances Altus’ Human Approach to Authentication

Crossmatch Enhances Altus’ Human Approach to Authentication

Crossmatch has upgraded its DigitalPersona Altus platform. Altus is an authentication platform aimed at government and enterprise applications, and designed for fast and easy integration with whatever IT infrastructure is already in place. It combines biometric, token, and passcode authentication factors, enabling multi-factor authentication; and now, with its latest upgrade, Crossmatch says it now offers…

Crossmatch Biometrics Tech To  Register Migrants in Greece

Crossmatch Biometrics Tech To Register Migrants in Greece

As the migrant crisis in Europe continues, biometric border control solutions are being deployed to better keep track of asylum seekers in the EU. To this end Greece has been awarded funds by the European Commission (acting through the European Asylum Support Office) to purchase biometric livescan devices from Crossmatch, namely the company’s Crossmatch L…

Crossmatch Bolsters Executive Team With New Appointments

Crossmatch Bolsters Executive Team With New Appointments

Biometric identity solutions provider Crossmatch has announced two important new appointments to its executive team. John Atkinson joins the company  as Vice President of Global Enterprise Sales, while Eduardo Parodi is Crossmatch’s new Vice President of Government Sales for Europe, Africa and Latin America. Eduardo Parodi brings with him a strong background in both security…

German Officials Deploy Crossmatch Tech at Refugee Centers

German Officials Deploy Crossmatch Tech at Refugee Centers

Biometric identity solutions provider Crossmatch is helping German officials to manage the massive influx of refugees to the country. The company has announced that its technology has been deployed by Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge (BAMF), Germany’s Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. More specifically, BAMF is using Crossmatch’s Guardian fingerprint scanners to enrol the biometrics…

Chicago Hospitals Improve HR Efficiency with Crossmatch

Chicago Hospitals Improve HR Efficiency with Crossmatch

A solution from biometric identity management specialist Crossmatch is helping Chicago hospitals to process employee background checks effectively and efficiently, the company says. Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC) hospitals are reporting that they have now used Crossmatch’s livescan solution to process more than 120,000 background checks using fingerprint identification. The solution was implemented as part…

Mobile Identity Month: 3 Unique Vertical Applications

Mobile Identity Month: 3 Unique Vertical Applications

Thanks to the mainstream biometrics boom that followed in the wake of Apple’s Touch ID announcement in 2013, mobile biometric technology has a reputation of being primarily focused on consumer markets. Smartphones, wearables, tablets, PCs and mobile wallets are the popular face of mobile identity, but they are far from the whole story. The mobile…

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off the fall conference season at the Global Identity Summit (GIS 2015) while preparations were made for ASIS 2015. Fingerprints remained the dominant modality in the industry news as our featured look at National ID had us talking about ambitious biometric deployments all across the globe. Here are last…

GIS: Crossmatch Launches Fingerprint and Palm Scanners

GIS: Crossmatch Launches Fingerprint and Palm Scanners

Crossmatch has launched two new biometric scanners at this year’s Global Identity Summit, currently underway in Tampa. The Guardian 200 is a ten-print fingerprint scanner, while the new L Scan is the latest iteration of the company’s palm scanners. Both devices are designed for easy deployment and use, and both sport high speed and accuracy…

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

Last week at FindBiometrics National ID Month continued with a look at how the UNHCR is deploying biometrics around the world to serve and protect millions of forcibly displaced persons in what is commonly being referred to as a global refugee crisis. We also announced the National ID Month Webinar, for which registration is now…

Crossmatch Handheld Device Wins GSN Award

Crossmatch Handheld Device Wins GSN Award

Crossmatch’s Verifier Sentry has won Government Security News’ (GSN) Biometric Identification Device of 2015. The honor was bestowed as part of GSN’s annual Airport, Seaport and Border Security Awards. The Verifier Sentry is an Android-based handheld device allowing for on-the-spot multimodal authentication. It has a FAP 30 finger sensor that meets PIV-071006 specifications, and a…

News Roundup: Welcome To National ID Month

News Roundup: Welcome To National ID Month

Last week at FindBiometrics we welcomed in September by kicking off National ID Month. In the Industry news we saw headlines from around the world in law enforcement, border control, attendance tracking and more, spanning all sorts of modalities. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in identity management: National ID Month September…

Crossmatch Tech Underpins Biometric Safe

Crossmatch Tech Underpins Biometric Safe

Fingerprint security solutions developer Zvetco Biometrics is launching a new safe that uses biometric security. The Verifi Smart.Safe S6000 is about the size of a standard tabletop and can be unlocked via fingerprint scan. The biometric safe allows its principle user to add and remove additional authorized users at a whim. The safe also logs every usage…

Congressman Seeks Crossmatch’s Biometric Expertise

Congressman Seeks Crossmatch’s Biometric Expertise

As government scrutiny of biometrics technology intensifies, Crossmatch is getting ready for a visit from a senior lawmaker. It should be a friendly one, though; Congressman Mike Honda, of Silicon Valley, is planning to meet the company’s leadership to gain a better understanding of how multi-factor authentication can help to keep data organizations’ data secure.…

INTERVIEW: Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

Interview with Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Richard Agostinelli, CEO of Crossmatch. The conversation begins with an update on the company’s acquisition of Digital Persona, which was one of last year’s biggest news stories, and continues on about the interest Crossmatch is receiving in its Altus solution thanks to…

News Roundup: Governments Stick With Biometrics

News Roundup: Governments Stick With Biometrics

Last week at FindBiometrics governments from all around the world decided to double down on biometrics as we concluded our Healthcare Month with an investigation into remote care solutions. The rest of the headlines were diverse in nature as we officially entered summer talking about smartphones, physical access control, border control and much more. Here…

Crossmatch Enhances Multi-Factor Authentication Platform

Crossmatch Enhances Multi-Factor Authentication Platform

Today, Crossmatch announced that its DigitalPersona Altus  multi-factor authentication platform has been upgraded, receiving enhanced functionality. The strong multi-factor solution, which leverages biometric, token and passcode security factors, has been expanded to facilitate greater ease of use, and more robust mobile credentialing, as well as greater biometric reader compatibility. “DigitalPersona Altus is a strong, multi-factor authentication…

Togo’s Eateries Ditch Passwords For Crossmatch Biometrics

Togo’s Eateries Ditch Passwords For Crossmatch Biometrics

Togo’s Eateries, Inc. has embraced biometrics for employee sign-in and transaction authorization, effectively replacing the passwords that left the sandwich chain open to the threat of fraud and theft. U.are.U fingerprint readers from Crossmatch have been deployed at the San Jose, CA-based company’s locations. “The Crossmatch biometrics solution has allowed us to easily move to…

Crossmatch Tech Brings PCI Compliance To Retailer

Crossmatch Tech Brings PCI Compliance To Retailer

High-end hat retailer Goorin Bros. has implemented Crossmatch biometric technology at its POS terminals. Crossmatch’s U.are.U 4500 Fingerprint Readers have allowed the retailer to achieve PCI compliance. Speaking in a press release, Goorin Bros. Sr. Systems Administrator Ward Anderson praised the fingerprint readers, saying that the technology “allows us to meet our complex password policies, resulting…