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ImageWare Announces Multiple Deals Worth Over $1.2 Million

ImageWare Announces Multiple Deals Worth Over $1.2 Million

Identity proofing and authentication company ImageWare Systems announced that it has already finalized a number of deals this month totalling approximately $1.2 million. Among the deals is a biometric-centric project for a foreign government agency, and partnerships with credit unions. ImageWare Systems is a pioneer in the biometrics security industry, and supports hundreds of millions…

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer on the Fused Future of Voice and Face Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer on the Fused Future of Voice and Face Biometrics

Sensory, Inc. is a pioneer in AI-enhanced face, voice and speech recognition technologies, with biometric software that leverages advanced on-device machine learning. As we enter a new decade in identity, connectivity and mobility, the Sensory’s technology is set to have an even greater impact on how we interact with each other and our devices in…

INTERVIEW: Aerendir CEO Martin Zizi Demystifies Physiological Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Aerendir CEO Martin Zizi Demystifies Physiological Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to interview Martin Zizi, CEO of Aerendir, a leading pioneer of novel physiological biometric identity technology. Their conversation begins on the topic of what physiological biometrics are and how they differ from traditional modalities like fingerprint or face recognition. Zizi goes on to discuss why it’s important…

Deloitte Encourages Businesses to Update Digital Identity Practices

Deloitte Encourages Businesses to Update Digital Identity Practices

Deloitte is trying to raise awareness about digital identity best practices while simultaneously calling attention to some of the main challenges facing businesses and other large organizations. The company notes that many organizations are still utilizing out of date legacy technology, and that those organizations will need to overcome institutional inertia in order to protect…

Hyundai Connected Car App Supports Pixel 4 Face Unlock

Hyundai Connected Car App Supports Pixel 4 Face Unlock

Hyundai’s connected car app has recently received a major update making it the latest in a line of apps to support the Face Unlock biometric authentication system found on the Google Pixel 4. Along with the new Face Unlock support, the updated MyHyundai with Blue Link app delivers a major UI overhaul that brings it…

First Look: FindBiometrics Goes Hands-On with ZoOm 8 from FaceTec

First Look: FindBiometrics Goes Hands-On with ZoOm 8 from FaceTec

What We Got Our Hands On: ZoOm is a contactless, AI-driven, 100-percent software authentication solution based on 3D face biometrics captured via standard front-facing selfie cameras and webcams. ZoOm can be used for digital and physical access applications, promising 10-second enrollment and 2-second authentication times. It can be employed for user onboarding, user authentication, liveness…

Aware Announces Mohamed Lazzouni as CTO

Aware Announces Mohamed Lazzouni as CTO

Aware Inc., a provider of biometric software and services, has announced Mohamed Lazzouni as its new Chief Technology Officer. “I’m excited to be taking on the role of Chief Technology Officer at Aware,” said Lazzouni. “I have extensive experience in leading research and development teams in the areas of biometrics, authentication and identity.  I have great…

Crypto-focused Biometric Encryption Startup Raises $2.2M in Seed Funding

Crypto-focused Biometric Encryption Startup Raises $2.2M in Seed Funding

Biometric cybersecurity startup Keyless has raised $2.2 million in its latest round of seed funding to expand on a product that uses biometrics to unlock users’ private keys. Keyless uses multi-party computation (MPC) at the heart of its service, a process where the users’ security key itself is split into multiple encrypted parts and then…

FindBiometrics is Reporting Live From Money20/20 USA

FindBiometrics is Reporting Live From Money20/20 USA

Money20/20 USA runs October 27-30, 2019, in Las Vegas. FindBiometrics is reporting live from Money20/20 USA this week, conducting audio interviews with identity experts at the world’s leading FinTech conference and bringing you all the breaking financial biometrics news announced in Las Vegas. As part of our premier biometrics media partnership with Money20/20, FindBiometrics is…

Daon, USL Partner to Bring Multimodal Authentication to Financial Institutions in Africa

Daon, USL Partner to Bring Multimodal Authentication to Financial Institutions in Africa

Biometrics News – Financial Services Daon and Union Systems Limited (USL) have announced a strategic partnership that will bring Daon’s biometric authentication services via their IdentityX platform to USL’s customers throughout the African market. Daon is a pioneer in methods for secure and convenient cross-channel biometric authentication. Their history of deployments include payment verification, digital…

Jumio Wins Accolades at 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards

Jumio Wins Accolades at 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards

Jumio continues to race ahead on the 2019 awards circuit, taking home multiple prizes at the 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards. The company was selected as the Leader in Authentication and Most Innovative in Biometrics, while Ervinna Lim was recognized in the individual Women in Cybersecurity category. Presented by Cyber Defense Magazine, the Cyber Defense…

Ping Identity Provides Enterprises with DIY Identity and Access Management

Ping Identity Provides Enterprises with DIY Identity and Access Management

Ping Identity has released a new self-service portal that makes it easier for enterprises to integrate their own identity and access management (IAM) solutions. Dubbed PingCentral, the platform comes with standardized workflows and templates that will show IAM professionals how to make minor changes to an existing system or how to deploy new security applications…

House Hearing Sees FIDO Standards Venerated as Solution to Financial ID Challenges

House Hearing Sees FIDO Standards Venerated as Solution to Financial ID Challenges

The FIDO Alliance received considerable praise during last week’s House hearing on Identity in Financial Services. Speaking before the US House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services on behalf of the Better Identity Coalition, Venable LLP’s Jeremy Grant identified three main challenges facing modern financial institutions, and argued that FIDO standards offer potential solutions to…

Passwordless MobileIron Solution Lets Employees Use iPhone as Proof of Identity

Passwordless MobileIron Solution Lets Employees Use iPhone as Proof of Identity

MobileIron has released a new zero sign-on solution that allows employees to access cloud services at work with their iPhone instead of a password. The enterprise-level solution leverages MobileIron’s unified endpoint management platform, and treats the mobile device as a form of secure identity when logging into cloud applications like Office 365. The service is…

HYPR, ForgeRock Collaborate on Post-Password Solution

HYPR, ForgeRock Collaborate on Post-Password Solution

“Together with HYPR, ForgeRock’s Intelligent Authentication technology can ensure that the end-user gets the best possible authentication method at any time, in any channel.” – Ben Goodman, Senior Vice President, Global Business and Corporate Development, ForgeRock HYPR and ForgeRock have teamed up on a new digital security solution, the companies have announced. In a statement,…

NuData Co-Founder Steps Up as New CEO

NuData Co-Founder Steps Up as New CEO

NuData Security’s Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer is taking over as the company’s new CEO. Christopher Bailey will be replacing company co-founder Michel Giasson, who is retiring after 12 years of service as the former CEO. Though the assignment is technically a promotion, Bailey co-founded NuData alongside Giasson in 2007 and is extremely…

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