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New Identity Consultancy Brings Biometrics Experience

New Identity Consultancy Brings Biometrics Experience

There’s a new identity consultancy firm on the block. Called Identity Strategy Partners, or IdSP, the group has been founded by Mark Crego and Janice Kephart, who offer a combined experience in the identity and security field of almost 35 years. Crego spent 18 years at Accenture, and during that time he also spent five…

Watch: Identity & Personalisation Keynotes From MWC Shanghai

Watch: Identity & Personalisation Keynotes From MWC Shanghai

Yesterday at MWC Shanghai, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill took the stage to moderate the Identity & Personalisation keynote session. After providing a brief overview of how biometrics and identity management technologies are evolving along with the advance of mobility and connectivity, O’Neill welcomed KDDI President Takashi Tanaka to the stage, whose presentation was then followed…

Corporate Rebrand Revolves Around Safran Name

Corporate Rebrand Revolves Around Safran Name

Safran is rebranding its entire corporate structure including its many subsidiaries. In so doing, the company is going for a more consistent brand, with the new names of all corporate entities featuring the Safran name first and foremost, and generally followed by a generic reference to their areas of expertise. For example, Snecma has now…

All MorphoTrust ID Factories Now ISO Certified

All MorphoTrust ID Factories Now ISO Certified

MorphoTrust (Safran) has now received ISO 14298 certification for all of its driver license factories, the company has announced. The certification covers security processes in credential printing, essentially verifying that a given facility’s printing systems feature the highest level of security. MorphoTrust became the first US ID manufacturer to receive this certification for its production…

Montana MVD to Launch MorphoTrust RoadTest Solution

Montana MVD to Launch MorphoTrust RoadTest Solution

The Montana Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) has rolled out its new driver licence cards. Developed by MorphoTrust (Safran), the cards have been deployed alongside its MorphoTrust AutoTest system. In addition to new graphical design features, the driver licence cards gave improved security features such as barcodes, which should help to guard against…

Morpho Talks ID and Independence on International Women’s Day

Morpho Talks ID and Independence on International Women’s Day

Morpho (Safran) is taking the opportunity of International Women’s Day to celebrate projects promoting women’s rights around the world. In a post on the company’s website, CEO Anne Bouverot asserts that “possessing proof of one’s identity represents the first step towards freedom and independence for women,” and that’s why she supports the World Bank’s Identification…

Aware Launches New Identity Platform

Aware Launches New Identity Platform

Aware, Inc. has announced a new cluster computing platform ahead of the connect:ID expo later this month. Called Astra, the platform is designed to perform identity-related security tasks on a highly scalable basis. Such tasks include identity analytics, biometric authentication, biometric search, and deduplication, among others. The system can quickly search huge biometric databases, and employs a…

UN Agency Adopts Biometrics to Track Refugee Stats

UN Agency Adopts Biometrics to Track Refugee Stats

The United Nations has begun to use biometric technology to better obtain and manage data on refugees, according to a SciDev.Net article by Aamna Mohdin. The UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) is using iris scans, photographs, and fingerprints to collect this data. Traditionally, the agency has relied on surveys and estimates from NGOs…