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BIO-key Applauds FBI’s Recommendation of Biometric Security After MFA Hacks

BIO-key Applauds FBI’s Recommendation of Biometric Security After MFA Hacks

The FBI made headlines this week with a Private Industry Notice warning partners in the private sector about sophisticated hacks of MFA security systems, and BIO-key is celebrating the Bureau’s recommendations regarding biometric security. The FBI’s alarm over the issue appears to stem from hacking incidents cited in the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. These…

More County Election Boards Look to Biometric Security, Care of BIO-key

More County Election Boards Look to Biometric Security, Care of BIO-key

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Readers “It is vital for the country to maintain the integrity of our election process, which has become increasingly reliant on computers and the Internet, despite the inherent cyber risks.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key Two additional County Election Boards in Florida have opted to use BIO-key‘s biometric technology to help…

BIO-key Launches Distribution Partner Program

BIO-key Launches Distribution Partner Program

“The program will allow participants to offer BIO-key’s full range of biometric solutions to their customers.” BIO-key has launched a new Channel Alliance Partner (CAP) program, the company has announced. The program is aimed at creating a distribution network of security integrators, managed service providers, and VARs to promote BIO-key’s biometric security solutions. The program…

Another Police Force Opts for BIO-key’s Biometric Authentication Solutions

Another Police Force Opts for BIO-key’s Biometric Authentication Solutions

“The client is deploying hundreds of EcoID fingerprint readers across its organization, allowing staff to log into its internal network using BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows authentication software.” BIO-key continues to enjoy a rising profile in the law enforcement sector, with another national police force opting to use its biometric authentication technology to protect internal…

BIO-key CEO Upbeat Despite Ongoing Trade Tensions in Q2 Update

BIO-key CEO Upbeat Despite Ongoing Trade Tensions in Q2 Update

BIO-key has issued its results for the second quarter of 2019, ended June 30th. The results reflect, to some extent, the impact of ongoing trade tensions between the US and China, alongside ongoing progress in BIO-key’s other business activities. Revenues for the quarter came in at $728,383, a slight decline (2.7 percent) against Q2 revenues…

BIO-key Brings in Capital with Secured Convertible Note

BIO-key Brings in Capital with Secured Convertible Note

BIO-key has sold a $3.06 million Senior Secured Convertible Note, the company has announced. The Note was sold to Lind Global Macro Fund, with $2.55 million in proceeds at closing. In a statement, BIO-key explained that the capital raised in the transaction will “be used for general working capital purposes, including repayment of outstanding indebtedness.”…

Gov’t Defense Ministry Orders More Biometric Security Tech from BIO-key

Gov’t Defense Ministry Orders More Biometric Security Tech from BIO-key

“We were delighted that such a capable and prestigious technology team determined that BIO-key met their security and scalability requirements and have now made follow-on investments to grow their user base.  Defense Ministries are constant targets of cyber-attacks, and we are glad to help them step up authentication to the highest assurance with NIST-verified accuracy…

BIO-key Sees Trend Taking Shape with Latest Financial Services Clients

BIO-key Sees Trend Taking Shape with Latest Financial Services Clients

“Both financial services organizations have embraced BIO-key’s PIV Pro fingerprint readers and ID Director software for employee authentication, using the biometric technology to regulate access to sensitive IT assets.” BIO-key has two new clients in the financial services sector, and the company’s leadership believe it’s a sign of more good things to come. The company…

BIO-key Q1 Update Shows US-China Trade War’s Impact

BIO-key Q1 Update Shows US-China Trade War’s Impact

The escalating trade war between the US and China has made an impact on BIO-key‘s bottom line, the company’s CEO says. The comments came via the fingerprint sensor specialist’s Q1 update for 2019, in which the company saw a $289,832 year-over-year drop in revenues, which came in at $551,623, compared to $841,455 in revenues a…

BIO-key Anticipates Big Jump in Revenues for 2019

BIO-key Anticipates Big Jump in Revenues for 2019

“Importantly, 2018 marked a significant year of progress for BIO-key both in terms of new business productivity and developing predictable and recurring revenue opportunities for our core biometric software technology for 2019 and beyond.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has changed things up with its latest fiscal update, adopting a new GAAP approach to…

BIO-key to Post Q4, FY2018 Results On April 1st

BIO-key to Post Q4, FY2018 Results On April 1st

BIO-key has set a date for the publication of its Q4 and 2018 year-end results: They will be disclosed on Monday, April 1st, after market close. The report’s publication will be followed by a conference call the next day, at 10am ET. The company has announced at least a few major deals since its Q3…

BIO-key Adapts ID Director for SAML

BIO-key Adapts ID Director for SAML

“Our customers seek simplified, cost-effective central authentication services that accommodate both roving and single-device users without having to issue and manage tokens or pay personal data plan costs for users to use a personal device for work. The fact that SAML is ubiquitous makes getting more value from a BIO-key investment much more simple.” –…

MWC 2019: BIO-key’s Jim Sullivan on the Rise of Passwordless Authentication [Audio]

MWC 2019: BIO-key’s Jim Sullivan on the Rise of Passwordless Authentication [Audio]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Barcelona this week, bringing you the most important biometrics and identity news straight out of Mobile World Congress 2019. This year, thanks to the high profile launch of Samsung’s in-display fingerprint biometrics on its new Galaxy S10 flagship smartphone, fingerprint recognition is enjoying the spotlight at this year’s show, and…

BIO-key CEO Discusses New $10M Contract on Stock Day Podcast

BIO-key CEO Discusses New $10M Contract on Stock Day Podcast

“While Asia is an important source of growth – we are really seeing our business expand on a global basis.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key Biometrics specialist BIO-key has won a big new contract in the Asia market, with CEO Mike DePasquale discussing the deal on the Uptick Newswire Stock Day Podcast. Speaking to host…

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Primer

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Primer

Biometric technology offers a wide range of applications, and has helped to fuel huge technological innovations in areas like mobile devices and financial services. Now, it’s starting to make a big impact in the world of healthcare, with a burgeoning market expected to grow considerably in the coming years. One forecast from last year, for…

Singapore Police Force Secures IT with BIO-key Tech

Singapore Police Force Secures IT with BIO-key Tech

“The technology is expected to ultimately be used by the full 38,500-member roster of the Singapore Police Force, the company indicated.” BIO-key has announced that it has another new high-profile client: The Singapore Police Force will use its biometric authentication technology to control access to secure information. The police agency is already using Active Directory…

Another Aerospace Defense Contractor Opts for BIO-key Security

Another Aerospace Defense Contractor Opts for BIO-key Security

“When an organization of this magnitude migrates to biometric authentication it establishes another milestone for the adoption of biometric technology for the enterprise.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key A recent regulatory framework has helped to land BIO-key another big customer, with the company announcing that a ‘global aerospace defense contractor’ has opted to implement its…

BIO-key Collaboration Delivers Timely School Safety System

BIO-key Collaboration Delivers Timely School Safety System

“The RallyPoint/IdenitiMetrics solution, including BIO-key’s finger matching technology, securely connects loved ones and will thereby have an immediate and positive impact in emergency situations.”- Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key A new trilateral partnership is aimed at using biometrics to help keep kids safe during emergency situations at schools. The principals with respect to biometric technology are…

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