cybersecurity

FIDO Standards Could Complement Government’s Existing Digital Security Protocols

FIDO Standards Could Complement Government’s Existing Digital Security Protocols

The FIDO Alliance is hoping that the Trump administration will heed its advice in a new white paper outlining how FIDO standards could complement existing digital security protocols in use by the government. It’s a response to last December’s report from the US Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, which advocated for stronger authentication methods beyond…

RSA 2017 Takes Shape with NCSA, Gemalto, SecuGen On Hand

RSA 2017 Takes Shape with NCSA, Gemalto, SecuGen On Hand

The National Cyber Security Alliance has returned as a sponsor of this year’s RSA Conference, one of the world’s biggest security events. The nonprofit group sees the event as an opportunity to continue spreading the message of its STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign, launched last year to help raise awareness about identity security issues online. Throughout…

Biometrics News Roundup: Facial Recognition and Biometric Wearables

Biometrics News Roundup: Facial Recognition and Biometric Wearables

Last week at FindBiometrics we saw a variety of facial recognition stories that illustrated the many complicated facets of the modality in action while fingerprint biometrics made prominent headlines. We saw big picture cybersecurity news too, as biometric wearables and border control rounded out our industry coverage. Here’s a look back on the biggest stories in biometrics…

Report Raises Concerns About Integrity of Some Biometrics

Report Raises Concerns About Integrity of Some Biometrics

ABI Research is raising some concerns about the security of biometric technologies. In the synopsis of a new report entitled Biometric Data Security, the market research firm argues that “biometric vendors are just starting to pay more attention to the complexities of biometric data and implement new security protocols in this US$26 billion industry.” ABI says…

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