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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…

Aware Issues Q3 Results for 2019

Aware Issues Q3 Results for 2019

Aware has issued its results for the third quarter, with the numbers reflecting a reduction in biometrics software license sales and the lack of a major client the company has in the corresponding period of 2018. Revenues for the third quarter came in at $3 million, compared to revenues of $5.4 million in Q3 of…

Aware Promotes Biometrics VP to Chief Commercial Officer

Aware Promotes Biometrics VP to Chief Commercial Officer

Biometrics News Aware, Inc. has announced another high-profile executive appointment, with a longstanding employee being promoted to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. Robert M. Mungovan has been with the company since 1997, when he came on as its Sales and Marketing Manager for Biometric Software. In 2000, Mungovan took on the position of Aware’s…

India, Aware, and More in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

India, Aware, and More in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

The biometrics industry spans across a wide range of technologies and sectors, and this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top news stories runs the gamut. First up is news about an extra-early round of funding for India-based digital identity startup Syntizen Technologies. The company didn’t disclose how much money it brought in through the funding round,…

Former IDEMIA Exec is Aware’s New CEO

Former IDEMIA Exec is Aware’s New CEO

A former IDEMIA executive is Aware, Inc.‘s new Chief Executive Officer. Robert – or “Bob” – Eckel joins the Aware team as both CEO and a new member of the Board of Directors, while previous CEO Kevin Russell has been named the company’s Chief Legal and Administrative Officer. Eckel served as CEO of MorphoTrust starting…

Government Biometrics Month: ID Goes Biometric

Government Biometrics Month: ID Goes Biometric

Of the myriad ways in which biometric technologies are transforming how the government does its work, its impact in citizen identification is one offering some of the greatest potential to change people’s lives for the better while improving government function. ID Goes Biometric In its most common application areas, the rise of biometric identification has…

ID4Africa: Aware’s David Benini talks Liveness Detection, the “Leap-Frog” Effect, and Healthcare [Audio]

ID4Africa: Aware’s David Benini talks Liveness Detection, the “Leap-Frog” Effect, and Healthcare [Audio]

FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we will be bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. Peter O’Neill, President…

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…

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