identity management

IDEMIA Gets Well-Credentialed Civil Identity VP for North America

IDEMIA Gets Well-Credentialed Civil Identity VP for North America

IDEMIA has appointed a new SVP of Civil Identity with some serious credentials. Matthew Thompson comes to the company from a previous position as Senior Director of Identity Services at Capital One, which he held since September 2016. From April 2015 to April of 2016, Thompson also served as VP of the Identity Ecosystem Steering…

HID Global Upgrades its Credential Management System Platform

HID Global Upgrades its Credential Management System Platform

HID Global has upgraded its Credential Management System platform. ActivID CMS 5.0 introduces support for virtual smart cards, allowing for digital credentials to be deployed in mobile devices. It also takes advantage of Windows software to enable simplified credential deployment, with cloud-based management capabilities. And ActivID CMS 5.0 is compliant with FIPS 201 standard, including…

Okta Expands Platform’s MFA Capabilities

Okta Expands Platform’s MFA Capabilities

“The platform already supported push-based one time passwords and biometrics; now, such tools have been augmented with support for email as a second factor of authentication.” Online identity management solutions provider Okta has announced new tools for developers aimed at helping to make their software more secure. Developers can implement IP blacklisting to keep end…

CMITech to Show Off New Iris Scanner at connect:ID

CMITech to Show Off New Iris Scanner at connect:ID

Korea-based iris biometrics specialist CMITech plans to showcase its new EF-45 iris scanner at this week’s connect:ID exhibition. The EF-45 seeks to offer a highly intuitive user experience with a 5.0″ touchscreen that displays the user’s face while positioning for iris reading; everyone knows how to take a selfie, and the EF-45 is essentially mimicking that…

GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey, a secure identity company specializing in healthcare and elections, has announced a new cloud-based iteration of its SPiRE ID Management Solution. SPiRE is basically a platform revolving around the management of large numbers of subjects. It interfaces with GenKey ABIS to provide biometric deduplication, and with GenKey Adjudication to allow for the administration of biometric…

Year in Review 2014: The Most Important Biometrics News

Year in Review 2014: The Most Important Biometrics News

The end of January is here and it’s time to bring the 12th annual FindBiometrics Year in Review to a close. Over the past weeks we have dissected and discussed the results of our largest survey ever, which saw over 150 professionals and experts from the identity management industry weighing in on the state of…