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IT Admin Survey Points to Growing Awareness Over Cloud Security

IT Admin Survey Points to Growing Awareness Over Cloud Security

Security is the top concern for IT administrators when choosing a cloud services provider, says Frost & Sullivan. The finding emerged from the growth consultancy’s IT Decision Maker Survey, in which 45 percent of respondents named security as the main factor in their decision. That’s way above price, which only 27 percent named as the…

Cloud Services Provider Sees Biometric Advantage as GDPR Looms

Cloud Services Provider Sees Biometric Advantage as GDPR Looms

A cloud storage specialist is taking advantage of biometric security to help clients comply with the impending GDPR regulations in the European Union. Based in California, Zadara is the company behind Zadara Storage Cloud and VPSA Services. And the company is putting its security processes in the spotlight ahead of the implementation of the EU’s…

Jumio’s Netverify To Be Integrated Into Branddocs’ TrustCloud

Jumio’s Netverify To Be Integrated Into Branddocs’ TrustCloud

“Jumio’s innovative identity verification technology enables us to provide our customers with a strong, trusted proposition that fits smoothly alongside our existing TrustCloud solution.” – Maria J. Hernández, Spain & LATAM General Director, Branddocs Jumio could see a significant expansion in Latin America thanks to a new partnership. The company has announced that its Netverify Trusted Identity as a…

M2SYS Partners with SecuGen for Launch of CloudABIS

M2SYS Partners with SecuGen for Launch of CloudABIS

M2SYS Technology has launched a new cloud-based biometric identity management platform, and SecuGen has signed on as a partner, the companies have announced. Called CloudABIS, M2SYS’s new platform is intended to help organizations implement biometric identity systems with as little friction as possible. It’s meant for a range of applications including border control, voter registration,…

Enterprise Cloud Computing Driving Demand for IDaaS: Report

Enterprise Cloud Computing Driving Demand for IDaaS: Report

The enterprise sector’s growing use of cloud computing is driving demand for Identity as a Service (IDaaS) solutions, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision unit. The firm’s new report, Technologies Empowering Future of Identity Management, argues that identity and access management (IAM) challenges “are more business-centric than technology-centric,” as it puts…

ImageWare to Showcase SAP HANA Cloud Integration at MWC

ImageWare to Showcase SAP HANA Cloud Integration at MWC

ImageWare and SAP will show off the integration of the former’s GoVerifyID biometric identity solution into the SAP HANA Cloud Platform at next week’s Mobile World Congress event. The integration was first announced late last summer. It enables multi-modal biometric authentication for applications running on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform, leveraging fingerprint, facial, and voice…

EyeLock Offers Solution to Server-Side Biometrics Vulnerability

EyeLock Offers Solution to Server-Side Biometrics Vulnerability

Iris scanning specialist EyeLock says it has developed a more secure cloud-based biometric authentication system. Employing both EyeLock’s patent-pending BioTag protocol and sophisticated AI, the system is detailed in a new whitepaper entitled “What You Should Know About Biometrics in the Cloud”. The aim is to offer a biometric authentication system that also incorporates two…

Bio-Metrica Announces Biometric Identification System

Bio-Metrica Announces Biometric Identification System

Florida-based Bio-Metrica has announced a new biometric enrollment and identification system. Called BIS (‘Biometric Identification System’), it’s based on the Biometric Identification Infrastructure (BII) that the company launched last summer. The multi-modal system supports face, fingerprint, iris, and vein recognition, among other modalities; and it can be deployed via laptops, desktop PCs, and mobile devices. As…

NEC’s Biometric Retail Solution Showcased at Microsoft Ignite

NEC’s Biometric Retail Solution Showcased at Microsoft Ignite

NEC is showing off two cloud-based systems based on Microsoft Azure at this week’s Microsoft Ignite Conference. One is its Video Analytics for Retail solution, which appears to be the current iteration of biometric smart signage technology the company was promoting earlier this year. The system is designed to use facial recognition to gather customer…

APD Becomes First Police Agency to Use Cloud-Based ABIS

APD Becomes First Police Agency to Use Cloud-Based ABIS

Safran Identity & Security subsidiary MorphoTrak has announced the deployment of its MorphoBIS in the Cloud solution with the Albuquerque Police Department. The APD is now the first police agency in the world to use a cloud-based automated biometric identification system (ABIS). It’s the conclusion of a project first undertaken at the start of this…

BluStor Partners With Arrow Electronics

BluStor Partners With Arrow Electronics

BluStor has partnered with Arrow Electronics, a company specializing in electronics distribution and value added services, to help bring its CyberGate Personal Mobile Cloud (PMC) platform to market. In a statement announcing the partnership, BluStor CEO Finis Conner called Arrow Electronics one of the world’s leading supply chain services companies, and explained that it “will…

ImageWare Tech Now Available to CA Technologies Clients

ImageWare Tech Now Available to CA Technologies Clients

CA Technologies has now integrated ImageWare‘s multimodal biometric system, GoVerifyID, into its Single Sign-On (SSO) and identity management offerings. It’s the culmination of a partnership first embarked upon in early 2015, and brings biometric authentication options to CA Technologies’ enterprise customers, a considerable value proposition as biometric authentication becomes increasingly popular. In a statement announcing…

Fujitsu Brings GoVerifyID to BaaS Platform

Fujitsu Brings GoVerifyID to BaaS Platform

Fujitsu has upgraded its Biometric-as-a-Service solution. Available via Fujitsu Cloud Service S5, the platform now features the latest partner software via Fujitsu Software Enterprise Service Catalog Manager, including ImageWare’s GoVerifyID biometric identity management platform. In a statement announcing the integration, Fujitsu Canada Global Biometric Community Lead Derek Northrope credited the growth of mobile biometrics as…

ISC West: SoloInsight Integrates PalmSecure Tech Into CloudGate

ISC West: SoloInsight Integrates PalmSecure Tech Into CloudGate

Chicago-based SoloInsight has integrated Fujitsu’s PalmSecure technology into its CloudGate cloud-based physical access control platform. The companies plan to show off the solution together at this week’s ISC West conference in Las Vegas. PalmSecure is, of course, Fujitsu’s palm vein scanning technology for biometric identification. While it was first introduced many years ago, Fujitsu has continued…

CloudLock Adopts RSA Via Access Security

CloudLock Adopts RSA Via Access Security

RSA Via Access is now being used to add extra security to CloudLock, a company specializing in cloud-based security solutions. The platform offers security on a sliding scale, tailoring its security architecture based on individual risk assessments based on contextual factors such as, for example, the device someone is using to gain access to sensitive…

ImageWare Leverages Amazon Web Services as New Technology Partner

ImageWare Leverages Amazon Web Services as New Technology Partner

ImageWare is leveraging the power of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver its multi-modal biometric authentication solutions, the company has announced. It is now an AWS Partner Network (APN) Technology Partner. This means that the identity solutions provider will now be able to host its GoMobile Interactive platform on AWS cloud computing services, offering it to GoVerifyID app…

BioStamp RC Leverages Flexible Biometric Sensors

BioStamp RC Leverages Flexible Biometric Sensors

MC10, a digital healthcare solutions developer based in Massachusetts, has unveiled what it calls an “end to end solution for seamlessly gathering physiological data.” Called BioStamp Research Connect, or BioStamp RC, it’s a platform that uses flexible wearable sensors to track biometric data as subjects go about their everyday activities. The sensors work with MC10’s…

ImageWare Q3 Results Show Increasing Revenues

ImageWare Q3 Results Show Increasing Revenues

ImageWare has issued its third quarter results. The fiscal update indicates positive trends, with net loss shrinking and revenues climbing. While the company posted a net loss of $2.2 million in Q3 of last year, its net loss for Q3 this year is down to $1.9 million. Meanwhile, revenues are up 29 percent against last…

Australia Considers Cloud-Based Passports

Australia Considers Cloud-Based Passports

Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs is considering the implementation of cloud-based passports. The idea would see citizens’ biographic and biometric data stored online, allowing travelers to eschew physical passports. The idea is the product of the DFAT Ideas Challenge, an innovation contest spearheaded by Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop and associates. In addition to the…

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