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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…

MorphoWave Attains FBI PIV Certification

MorphoWave Attains FBI PIV Certification

Morpho (Safran)’s MorphoWave Desktop solution has received important FBI certification, the company has announced. The FBI has now certified that Morpho’s contactless desktop fingerprint scanner meets its Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Image Quality Specifications standard. MorphoWave Desktop can capture four fingerprints simultaneously with the user simply waving her hand over it—a capability well-suited to high-traffic…

Portable, Rugged Fingerprint Reader is FBI-Certified

Portable, Rugged Fingerprint Reader is FBI-Certified

Fingerprint biometrics company SecuGen has announced the release of a new portable fingerprint reader. The company boasts that its new U20-WR is water-resistant, rugged and FBI-certified (FAP 20 Mobile ID- and PIV). It’s also very small – on SecuGen’s website the measurements are listed as 30.0 x 46.6 x 22.2 mm – and sports USB connectivity. Moreover, SecuGen says…