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BioConnect Delivers Multimodal Security System for Major Canadian Bank

BioConnect Delivers Multimodal Security System for Major Canadian Bank

“We are very excited to be collaborating with both BMO and IBM Canada to leverage the latest available biometric technology into a simple, secure authentication solution for end-users.” – Jeff Crews, Chief Customer Officer, BioConnect One of Canada’s biggest banks is bringing biometric mobile authentication to its commercial and corporate clients thanks to BioConnect technology. Bank…

BioConnect Announces Latest Authentication Platform Upgrade

BioConnect Announces Latest Authentication Platform Upgrade

“After the wide global success of the BioConnect Physical Security Platform launched in 2011, the latest version of BioConnect ID Digital Security Platform is disrupting the industry again and forever changing the way the enterprise conducts authentication of its employees and customers.” – Rob Douglas, Chairman & CEO, BioConnect BioConnect has launched the latest version…

Industry Veteran Becomes BioConnect’s Newest VP

Industry Veteran Becomes BioConnect’s Newest VP

“It is an exciting time to join a passionate and innovative team as they experience increasing demand for the BioConnect platform.” – Julia Webb, Vice President of Alliances, BioConnect A former VoiceVault executive is now BioConnect‘s new Vice President of Alliances, the company has announced. In joining BioConnect, Julia Webb brings a wealth of experience…

WEBINAR: Efficiency, Security and Trust in The Biometric Enterprise

WEBINAR: Efficiency, Security and Trust in The Biometric Enterprise

On Wednesday April 25 at 11 AM Eastern Time – fresh from our live reporting at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas – FindBiometrics and our Premier Partner ISC West presented an interactive webinar presentation on the topic of enterprise security. A review of ISC West 2018 and trend-setting market observations from Acuity Market Intelligence…

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,…

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