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New BioConnect Exec to Build Engineering Team

New BioConnect Exec to Build Engineering Team

With an eye to expansion, BioConnect is bringing in a new senior executive to focus on the development of its engineering team. It’s a dual role, with Courtney Gibson becoming the firm’s Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Gibson comes to BioConnect from a previous role as Chief Information Security Officer with OANDA…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

April is Physical Access & Enterprise Month at FindBiometrics, a four week event in which we place a featured focus on the biometrics technology locking doors and protecting businesses. Scheduled to coincide with ISC West, the largest security industry conference in the world, Physical Access & Enterprise Month was filled with live event coverage, exclusive…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Is Contactless The Key?

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Is Contactless The Key?

With another ISC West conference and exhibition behind us, we are once again looking to the future of biometric access control with fresh eyes. The annual Las Vegas security conference is renowned for setting the biometric benchmark when it comes to access control trends every year, and last week one topic stood out as a…

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: The Primer

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: The Primer

FinTech is the front line of biometric innovation and deployment. That was the key takeaway from Money20/20 last week in Las Vegas where FindBiometrics was reporting live from the exhibition floor. But the Financial ID conversation doesn’t end there. November is Financial Biometrics Month, in which we are dedicating our featured articles, interviews, and online…

INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Toronto-based BioConnect has long been one of the major multimodal biometric solutions providers for businesses, having collaborated with some big names like Visa. Lately, the company has been keen to highlight how this kind of technology can be used to prevent high-profile data breach fiascos, and it looks like a growing proportion of the enterprise…

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics

Announcing: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics For years, finance has been the market through which biometrics have seen the greatest proliferation. Mobile wallets and banking apps leveraged face, voice and fingerprint biometrics to bring convenience and security to mCommerce, and in turn launched biometric technology into the mainstream. But mass adoption is just the beginning.…

BioConnect to Promote Biometric Security at Major Industry Events

BioConnect to Promote Biometric Security at Major Industry Events

Multimodal biometrics specialist BioConnect has been evangelizing about the benefits of biometric security to protect against fiascos like the Equifax breach, and its top executives are taking their message on the road as they attend multiple industry events in North America. The Toronto-based company is kicking things off at Sibos 2017 in its hometown, where…

Biometric Audit Trails Can Thwart Data Center Insider Attacks: BioConnect

Biometric Audit Trails Can Thwart Data Center Insider Attacks: BioConnect

Biometric security is critical to data colocation centers, argues BioConnect’s James Shannon in a new post on the company’s blog. Shannon asserts that because most data centers have excellent perimeter security, “any data center operator will tell you that the greatest risk they face is a security breach from within.” And those breaches aren’t always…

BioConnect’s CabinetShield Solution Targeted at Colocation Market

BioConnect’s CabinetShield Solution Targeted at Colocation Market

BioConnect‘s newest biometric security solution is aimed at the colocation market. Called CabinetShield, it’s a dual-factor lock for common server cabinets that supports fingerprint sand card-based authentication. The solution features an HID multiCLASS reader and a fingerprint sensor, and is designed to connect to access control systems through the BioConnect ID Enterprise software platform. In…

Financial ID Briefing: Banking With A Selfie

Financial ID Briefing: Banking With A Selfie

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID, and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. Banking With a Selfie in Argentina ICBC, the largest bank in the world by asset volume, recently embraced facial recognition based security at its Argentinian subsidiary. The biometric security comes via…

Financial ID Briefing: Technophobia, Selfie Finance, Copenhagen

Financial ID Briefing: Technophobia, Selfie Finance, Copenhagen

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID, and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. The Obstacle of Technophobia A new research report from HSBC, Trust in Technology, asserts that the biggest obstacle facing the mainstream adoption of biometrics in FinTech is consumer technophobia based on…

BioConnect Integrates FacePhi Facial Recognition Solution

BioConnect Integrates FacePhi Facial Recognition Solution

“Both companies will showcase their joint solution at the upcoming Money20/20 Europe expo, with Douglas and Mira scheduled to participate in an expert panel discussion on multimodal biometrics in FinTech, which will be hosted by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill.” BioConnect is integrating FacePhi‘s facial biometrics technology into its eponymous multimodal authentication platform, the companies have…

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

We’re back from the ISC West conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, where we were bringing your live reporting straight from the industry-leading physical access control event. As biometrics and identity management technologies are coming further into the cultural mainstream, adapting and evolving with new innovations in connectivity and mobility, the technology is starting to…

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

The buzz kept building through day two of this year’s ISC West security expo in Las Vegas. The day started with the Security 5K Run / 2K Walk, an event in support of the Mission 500 child and family support charity. The event raised $125,000, which probably went some way in energizing ISC West attendees,…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

ISC West 2017: Interview with Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

FindBiometrics has been in Las Vegas all week reporting from ISC West, where biometrics are making a big impact. Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics, stopped by the Suprema/BioConnect booth yesterday and interviewed Rob Douglas, CEO of BioConnect. The conversation begins with a rundown of three major solutions BioConnect is showing-off at ISC West this year—enterprise authentication, next…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Suprema’s Hanchul Kim [AUDIO]

ISC West 2017: Interview with Suprema’s Hanchul Kim [AUDIO]

This week FindBiometrics is reporting from the exhibition floor of ISC West. Suprema, Inc. is in attendance, as usual, premiering its new facial recognition solution, FaceStation 2—an impressive piece of physical access technology that can perform 1:3,000 matches per second. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill stopped by the Suprema/BioConnect joint booth (#22075) and interviewed Hanchul Kim, Managing…

BioConnect Tackles Mobile Security in the Enterprise

BioConnect Tackles Mobile Security in the Enterprise

As mobile devices play an increasingly prominent role in the enterprise, BioConnect is working on solving the issue of security. In a new blog post, the company asserts that it’s working with major access control solutions providers like AMAG Technology – which BioConnect has worked with before, back when it was operating as Entertech Systems…

New FaceStation, Mobile App Kit Among Suprema-BioConnect Showpieces for ISC West

New FaceStation, Mobile App Kit Among Suprema-BioConnect Showpieces for ISC West

“The station, which features an adjustable wall bracket, can perform 1:3,000 matches per second, and enables multi-factor authentication with its RF card reading capability and PIN entry support.” BioConnect and Suprema are preparing to showcase a number of new offerings at this year’s ISC West security trade show. Carrying on their longtime partnership, BioConnect is…

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