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On-Device Biometrics Month: The Roundup

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Roundup

There was a time – and it wasn’t so long ago – when biometric authentication was an extremely niche area of technological research and security. Indeed, until recently, the idea of scanning a fingerprint or face or eye for identification was often placed in the realm of science fiction, so far as pop culture has…

PODCAST: Aware’s David Benini Talks On-Device Biometrics & Enterprise Security

PODCAST: Aware’s David Benini Talks On-Device Biometrics & Enterprise Security

An expert conversation on the death of the password, biometric liveness detection, and the future of identity in the workplace. It’s On-Device Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics, a five-week deep dive on the authentication paradigm that’s killing passwords. That’s why, in the latest episode of The FindBiometrics & Mobile ID World Podcast, host Peter Counter sits…

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Primer

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Primer

‘On-device biometrics’ is probably one of the most important concepts in today’s digital security landscape, yet it’s also an idea that is not widely understood by everyday users. It refers to a question that a lot of people don’t even think of – where does my biometric data go when it’s scanned? It’s a crucial…

New Aware White Paper Outlines Enterprise Security Challenges, and Biometric Solutions

New Aware White Paper Outlines Enterprise Security Challenges, and Biometric Solutions

“Work will continue to change, but identity will always remain a fundamental element of enterprise security.” That observation is key to the perspective offered in Aware, Inc.‘s newest white paper, “Enterprise Security in the Age of Remote and Mobile Work”, a newly published resource offering a compelling assessment of the enterprise security landscape in the…

ISC West 2019: Aware’s Robert Brawders on Voice Biometrics and Security Trends [AUDIO]

ISC West 2019: Aware’s Robert Brawders on Voice Biometrics and Security Trends [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from ISC West in Las Vegas this week, bringing you biometrics news and interviews straight from the biggest converged security trade show in the Americas. Today is the second day of the ISC West exhibition and our own Director of Digital Content Susan Stover walked the floor with Robert Brawders, Sales…

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini On Knomi, FIDO UAF, and Industry Trends

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini On Knomi, FIDO UAF, and Industry Trends

Aware, Inc. has long been a heavy-hitter in the biometric security industry, but it has had a particularly eventful year in 2018. The company won a huge contract from the UK Home Office this summer to work on an important biometric services project that will have applications in border control, immigration, and law enforcement. And…

Goode Intelligence Announces Inaugural Biometric Summit New York

Goode Intelligence Announces Inaugural Biometric Summit New York

One of the industry’s leading analyst groups has organized a major new event: Goode Intelligence has announced that the inaugural Biometric Summit New York will take place early next year, on Thursday, April 4th. Some big names are already on board. Sponsors of the event include fingerprint biometrics specialists Zwipe and Precise Biometrics, as well…

[Money20/20] Aware VP David Benini Talks Knomi, FIDO, and Aware’s Big UK Contract

[Money20/20] Aware VP David Benini Talks Knomi, FIDO, and Aware’s Big UK Contract

It was just about a year ago that Aware became one of the most notable biometrics specialists to offer a multimodal biometric authentication platform for mobile apps. Called Knomi, the SDK package immediately became one of Aware’s key flagship offerings, and it attained even more prestige this summer when it attained FIDO UAF 1.1 certification.…

FedID 2018: The Biometrics Industry Speaks [Audio Interview Roundup]

FedID 2018: The Biometrics Industry Speaks [Audio Interview Roundup]

This week FindBiometrics reported live from the FedID conference in Tampa. High level conversations about biometrics, identity management, access control, credentialing, trust, border control, law enforcement and national security kept the Tampa Convention Center abuzz all week, and our editors Peter Counter and Susan Stover were there to make sure industry leaders and big ideas…

FedID 2018: Aware’s David Benini on Knomi, FIDO Certification, and Cloud vs On-Device

FedID 2018: Aware’s David Benini on Knomi, FIDO Certification, and Cloud vs On-Device

FindBiometrics is in Tampa this week, bringing you live coverage from the 2018 Federal Identity Forum & Exhibition (FedID 2018). During day one on the exhibition floor I interviewed David Benini, Vice President, Marketing & Product at Aware. Our conversation began with discussing Aware’s Knomi biometric software and its recent FIDO certification. We went on…

Aware’s Knomi Solution Gets FIDO UAF 1.1 Certification

Aware’s Knomi Solution Gets FIDO UAF 1.1 Certification

“FIDO continues to gain adoption globally in part because of a dynamic marketplace of certified products from a variety of providers, with each having passed through a rigorous certification program that provides assurance that they are functional and interoperable. Aware is pleased to offer some of the first authenticators available to be version 1.1 certified.”…

WEBINAR: Preparing For a Post-Password Internet

WEBINAR: Preparing For a Post-Password Internet

On Wednesday May 30 at 11 AM Eastern, FindBiometrics and the FIDO Alliance presented the latest in our expert biometrics webinar series: ‘Preparing For the Post-Password Internet.’ The culmination of On-Device Authentication Month, the webinar dealt with topics concerning FIDO2 standards empowering browsers to support password alternatives, the opportunities and challenges facing strong online authentication…

Aware Wins $38M Contract from UK Home Office

Aware Wins $38M Contract from UK Home Office

“BioSP is the leading biometric platform because of its rich feature set, rapid configurability, and proven reliability for mission-critical applications, all provided as an off-the-shelf software product.” – Rob Mungovan, Vice President Biometrics at Aware. Aware, Inc. has won a major biometric contract with the UK government, the company has announced. It’s going to assist…

On-Device Authentication Month: 8 Expert Interviews About FIDO Authentication

On-Device Authentication Month: 8 Expert Interviews About FIDO Authentication

Next week FindBiometrics and the FIDO Alliance are presenting the latest entry in our expert biometrics webinar series. On Wednesday May 30 at 11 AM Eastern Time, On-Device Authentication Month will culminate in this 45 minute live event featuring a FIDO update from Alliance Executive Director Brett McDowell and a dynamic panel conversation with executives…

On-Device Authentication Month: A Range of Post-Password Solutions

On-Device Authentication Month: A Range of Post-Password Solutions

Digital security is an increasingly complex issue that doesn’t lend itself to easy answers. That’s a big part of the reason that there has been something of a live debate in recent years over whether it’s better for end user authentication to be performed on an external server or on a user’s device. And while…

Aware Inc. Celebrates Enterprise Security Magazine Recognition

Aware Inc. Celebrates Enterprise Security Magazine Recognition

“Aware noted that it plans to demonstrate its Knomi solution at the Connect:ID exhibition in Washington next week…” Enterprise Security Magazine has named Aware, Inc. a “Top Ten Multifactor Authentication Solution Provider of 2018,” the latter has announced. The recognition granted Aware a profile in the March edition of Enterprise Security Magazine. The profile focuses…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Carl-Michael Heüveldop on Aware’s Big Transition

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Carl-Michael Heüveldop on Aware’s Big Transition

This year’s Mobile World Congress finds Aware, Inc. in transition. Speaking to FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, the company’s business development consultant for Europe, Carl-Michael Heüveldop, explains that the past year has seen the company shift its focus from the government sector to the commercial market, with Aware now concentrating on the mobile applications of its biometric…

Aware, Inc. Releases Q4/2017 Results

Aware, Inc. Releases Q4/2017 Results

Aware, Inc. has issued its Q4 and 2017 year-end results. Revenues for the quarter were down, coming in at $3.3 million compared to $3.9 million in Q4 of 2016. For the full year, revenues totaled $16.3 million, compared to revenues of $21.6 million for the previous year. Similar trends were seen in net income: While…

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