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Congressman Seeks Crossmatch’s Biometric Expertise

Congressman Seeks Crossmatch’s Biometric Expertise

As government scrutiny of biometrics technology intensifies, Crossmatch is getting ready for a visit from a senior lawmaker. It should be a friendly one, though; Congressman Mike Honda, of Silicon Valley, is planning to meet the company’s leadership to gain a better understanding of how multi-factor authentication can help to keep data organizations’ data secure.…

INTERVIEW: Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

Interview with Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Richard Agostinelli, CEO of Crossmatch. The conversation begins with an update on the company’s acquisition of Digital Persona, which was one of last year’s biggest news stories, and continues on about the interest Crossmatch is receiving in its Altus solution thanks to…

Crossmatch Enhances Multi-Factor Authentication Platform

Crossmatch Enhances Multi-Factor Authentication Platform

Today, Crossmatch announced that its DigitalPersona Altus  multi-factor authentication platform has been upgraded, receiving enhanced functionality. The strong multi-factor solution, which leverages biometric, token and passcode security factors, has been expanded to facilitate greater ease of use, and more robust mobile credentialing, as well as greater biometric reader compatibility. “DigitalPersona Altus is a strong, multi-factor authentication…

HYPR Submits 3-Factor Solution for NIST Testing

HYPR Submits 3-Factor Solution for NIST Testing

Biometric security developer HYPR Corp. has submitted a three-factor biometric authentication system for testing with the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the company has announced. Its aim is to have its HYPR Token approved with respect to some of the most widely respected security standards in the world. More specifically, the HYPR…

Biometric IoT Security Platform Coming From HYPR

Biometric IoT Security Platform Coming From HYPR

HYPR Corp. is launching a new security platform for the Internet of Things. Called the Biometric Security Integration Kit, it’s an end-to-end solution that can secure both devices and applications. The Kit will be launched this summer in North America and Europe. It’s meant to be an embedded, under-the-hood security solution that the company calls…

Fingerprint Biometrics Factor into Bitcoin Wallet

Fingerprint Biometrics Factor into Bitcoin Wallet

A new device is aiming to offer comprehensive security for bitcoins, reports Romain Dillet in a TechCrunch article. Called Case, the credit card-shaped product is aiming to prevent any further data breaches against bitcoin users. The device features a robust security apparatus employing a fingerprint sensor, a small screen, and a GSM chip. In order…

Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Identity and authentication solutions provider Daon is highlighting the success of its client USAA. In a case study, the company is looking at how its IdentityX mobile biometric authentication system has helped the military-focused financial services organization to achieve its goals in providing users with mobile access that employs high-tech security. The multimodal system uses…

News Roundup: Preparing For ISC West

News Roundup: Preparing For ISC West

This past week at FindBiometrics Physical Access Month continued as we prepared to head to Las Vegas for next week’s ISC West conference. HIMSS 2015 is also next week, and as such healthcare was also prominently featured in the news. Of course, we had the obligatory fingerprint news too, as well as multi-factor innovations and headlines concerning…

KSI to Showcase New ePrescription Platform at HIMSS 2015

KSI to Showcase New ePrescription Platform at HIMSS 2015

Healthcare technology developer Key Source International (KSI) has unveiled a new ePrescription device, which it will showcase at the 2015 HIMSS Conference. Called the KSI-1900 DuoID pod, the device meets DEA standards and includes a FIPS 201-certified biometric sensor as well as a Wave ID dual band PcProx RFID badge reader. Speaking in a press…

Early Warning To Acquire Authentify

Early Warning To Acquire Authentify

Risk management and fraud prevention company Early Warning has announced that it is buying Authentify, Inc. The companies have signed a definitive agreement to that end, and the deal is set to close in the immediate future. Early Warning is expecting the acquisition to have a major payoff in enhancing its platform of digital channel…

BIO-key to Announce Q4 and 2014 Results on March 20

BIO-key to Announce Q4 and 2014 Results on March 20

Fingerprint biometrics company BIO-key International has announced that it’s going to release its fourth quarter and total 2014 financial results on Friday, March 20. The company will also hold a conference call that day at 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time. Investors are likely keen to find out the results, given the company’s recent activities: At the Mobile…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Mobile World Congress Goes Biometric

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Mobile World Congress Goes Biometric

This week all eyes were turned to Barcelona, Spain, for Mobile World Congress 2015, which featured more biometrics technology than ever before. With MWC throwing its weight behind digital identity there is no better time to take an indepth look at biometrics in mobile applications. That being the case, we kicked off Mobile Month at…

Patent Portfolio Adds Chemical Analysis to Fingerprint Biometrics

Patent Portfolio Adds Chemical Analysis to Fingerprint Biometrics

ICAP Patent Brokerage has announced a new patent portfolio that contains a novel method of biometric identification. Developed by inventor Theodosios Kountotsis, the system uses a combination of fingerprint recognition and chemical analysis. The general idea is to add the functionality of chemical analysis to on-site fingerprint scanning using an electronic device. For example, a…

Voice Month: 5 Unique Applications of Voice Biometrics

Voice Month: 5 Unique Applications of Voice Biometrics

It’s week three of Voice Month here at FindBiometrics in which we are exploring the world of hands free authentication through our featured articles and upcoming webinar. If you’ve read our previous featured articles on voice biometrics, you will have likely come to the conclusion that the modality of the month is nothing if not…

Voice Month: The Place For Voiceprints

Voice Month: The Place For Voiceprints

The Sound of Your Voice Voice recognition is becoming an incredibly popular biometric authentication method thanks to the spread of connectivity and the gradual shift to a post-password paradigm. As we explored in last week’s Voice Month primer, voice recognition can serve a wide range of applications, seeing deployment in criminal ID, on cell phones…

Sensory Brings Multi Factor Biometrics To Android Devices

Sensory Brings Multi Factor Biometrics To Android Devices

Tweet: Have you seen the #NewFindBiometrics ? The site that you depend on for all your #biometric news has a fresh new look! Check it out now http://ctt.ec/vKauZ+ #Biometrics Today, Sensory has announced the release of its AppLock software through the Google Play Store. Aiming to to offer a solid, convenient and secure solution to…

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