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1102, 2020

Aware’s Knomi® Solution Chosen by Several Leading Latin American Banks for Mobile Biometric Authentication

February 11th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, today announced that its Knomi® solution has been chosen by several of the leading banks in Latin America to enhance the convenience and identity assurance for their mobile apps for tens of millions of customers.  By incorporating Aware's Knomi biometric authentication into its mobile app and security infrastructure, their customers will be able to login to their mobile banking app using facial recognition with liveness detection instead

702, 2020

BSI Confirms Outstanding Image Quality of the Most Compact Tenprint Scanner

February 7th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Jena, Germany, March 14, 2019 -- JENETRIC was certified by the German Federal Office for Information Security for the LIVETOUCH QUATTRO Compact, the smallest ID Flat and tenprint scanner based on optical TFT technology available on the market. The image quality of the JENETRIC FAP 60 scanner meets the highest requirements for fingerprint image quality for government applications. The German biometric company has been awarded the certificate of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). The BSI tested and certified the image quality

1801, 2020

Matica Introduces New Direct-To-Card Printer Series at INTERSEC 2020

January 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

MUNICH, Germany, 18 January, 2020 – Matica Technologies AG will introduce a new direct-to-card printer line, ‘MC310’, at Intersec 2020, the world’s leading security, safety, and fire protection show being held at the Trade Centre Arena, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai (UAE), from 19 to 21 January. The new MC310 product line will complement Matica’s comprehensive product portfolio with four new direct-to-card printers to cover all vertical markets. The first printer model, the MC310 being introduced at Intersec 2020, is a 300dpi high-resolution printing quality

1401, 2020

GoTrustID Moves Beyond USB with New Badge-Shaped Security Key

January 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

January 14, 2020 -- GoTrustID has released a new FIDO-certified security key with a unique badge form factor that was designed as an alternative to the more conventional USB option. The new Idem Card has Bluetooth and NFC capabilities, and is roughly the same size and shape as a standard credit card. The Idem Card can be used for physical and digital access control. Employees can swipe it at the door to gain entry to the building, or at their desk to log into their

801, 2020

Iris ID’s iCAM M300 Integrates with Integrated Biometrics Fingerprint Platform

January 8th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cranbury, N.J. USA –January 8, 2020 – Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, today announced the integration of its handheld iCAM M300 multimode platform for biometric enrollment and verification with the FBI-certified Sherlock fingerprint scanner from Spartanburg, S.C.-based Integrated Biometrics (“IB”). The fingerprint reader snaps on to the iCAM M300 to create one lightweight portable unit for field use. Sherlock is certified by the FBI as a FAP 45 fingerprint scanner having met the bureau’s stringent image quality conditions in virtually any environment, including indirect

1712, 2019

Ping Identity Builds and Matures Zero Trust Security Infrastructures

December 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

December 17, 2019 09:00 AM -- DENVER--Ping Identity (NYSE: PING), a pioneer in Intelligent Identity solutions, today announced its continued support for enterprises in developing a Zero Trust security infrastructure with new capabilities, practical guidance, and technology integrations. As organizations move away from a static perimeter-based security approach, they’re embracing strategies that require authentication and authorization of every user, device, and network, as well as dynamic policies that factor in numerous risk signals, and intelligent data sources. Advanced Zero Trust Features To support organizations

1012, 2019

RSA® and Yubico Partner to Address Growing Digital Risks of the Modern Workforce with Enterprise-Grade FIDO Authentication Solution

December 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

December 10, 2019 09:00 AM -- BEDFORD, Mass. -- RSA (@RSAsecurity), a global cybersecurity leader delivering Business-Driven Security™ solutions to help organizations manage digital risk, will extend its enterprise offering of modern authentication and identity assurance through a strategic partnership and joint solution with Yubico. The solution, YubiKey for RSA SecurID® Access, combines a FIDO2-enabled hardware device by Yubico with the benefits of enterprise-grade security, risk-based authentication and simplified credential lifecycle management delivered by RSA SecurID Access. In today’s dynamic workforce, users expect

912, 2019

Yubico Launches Enhanced Authenticator App Suite for Secure Authentication on iOS, Android and Desktop

December 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

December 09, 2019 09:00 AM -- PALO ALTO, Calif. & STOCKHOLM -- Yubico, the leading provider of hardware authentication security keys, today launched the latest version (v1.1) of its Yubico Authenticator mobile application for iOS. The app now extends support for near field communication (NFC) on iOS, delivering tap-and-go flexibility in addition to authentication over a Lightning connection. The Yubico Authenticator App series now works seamlessly across all major desktop and mobile platforms, with full support for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS. With the

912, 2019

Laxton Integrates SecuGen U20 Fingerprint Sensor into the Chameleon Line of Multi-Modal Biometric Devices

December 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2019 — SecuGen is pleased to announce that Laxton, a global leader in providing election, identity and self-service solutions to governments and corporations, has selected the SecuGen U20 fingerprint sensor for integration into their Chameleon multi-modal biometric tablet. SecuGen is a world leading manufacturer of fingerprint sensors, readers, algorithms and associated software for a wide variety of industries including, finance, government, retail, healthcare, access control, and much more. The Chameleon brand is Laxton’s flagship brand, and its product range

2511, 2019

Silicon Valley Startup i2Chain Licenses Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication System Patent from University of Memphis

November 25th, 2019|Tags: , , |

November 25, 2019 - The University of Memphis Research Foundation (UMRF) has signed an agreement to license a U.S. patent for an Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication System invented and developed by a team led by Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta, professor of Computer Science and director of the Center for Information Assurance (CfIA). The patent is licensed to i2Chain, a San Francisco area cybersecurity startup, which plans to evolve adaptive authentication for its own applications as well as offer the technology as a service to other identity

1411, 2019

Infineon’s Secora™ ID accelerates eID project execution

November 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Munich, Germany – 14 November 2019 – Electronic identification documents (eID) are high in demand worldwide. To address the evolving needs of the market in a fast and flexible manner, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has developed the SECORA™ ID security solution. The latest addition to Infineon’s SECORA™ family is certified and ready to be integrated into highly secured eID documents. Furthermore, SECORA ID allows to run Java Card™-based applications on smart cards and other small footprint devices hence facilitating design, testing

1211, 2019

Silverfort Recognized in CNBC’s Upstart 100 for Its Agentless Secure Authentication and Zero Trust Platform

November 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

November 12, 2019 02:52 PM -- BOSTON & TEL AVIV, Israel -- Silverfort, the provider of Next-Generation Authentication solutions, today announced it has been named to CNBC’s Upstart 100, a list that showcases a diverse group of up-and-coming companies that are breaking barriers on the path to becoming tomorrow's household names. Silverfort applies an innovative architecture and a powerful AI-driven risk engine to monitor, analyze and secure all authentication and access across the enterprise – without requiring software agents, inline proxies or code

611, 2019

HID DigitalPersona Software Named Market Champion in SoftwareReviews’ 2019 Identity and Access Management Rankings

November 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

November 06, 2019 02:23 PM -- AUSTIN, Texas--HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that the company and its HID DigitalPersona® multi-factor authentication software have been included in the “Champion” category of the 2019 Identity and Access Management (IAM) Emotional Footprint Diamond Report from SoftwareReviews, a division of world-class IT research and consulting firm Info-Tech Research Group. Software users ranked HID DigitalPersona software in the top market quadrant containing solution vendors that are viewed most favorably by customers through

411, 2019

BIO-key adds Technology Transfer Institute of Africa to its Channel Alliance Program; Bolstering Sales Reach in Large, High-Growth African Market

November 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

WALL, N.J. and OWERRI, Nigeria, Nov. 04, 2019  -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric authentication and security solutions, today announced that the company has added Technology Transfer Institute of Africa (TTI) as a Channel Alliance Partner (CAP).  The CAP program is designed for Managed Service Providers (MSP’s), Security Integrators, and value-added resellers (VAR’s) who specialize in providing security solutions to their customers. The CAP program, announced in September, enables partners to represent BIO-key’s complete line of biometric authentication solutions from our

2210, 2019

STMicroelectronics has released the next generation of its STPay system-on-chip (SoC) payment solution

October 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

October 2019 -- STMicroelectronics has released the next generation of its STPay system-on-chip (SoC) payment solution, leveraging state-of-the-art technology to increase contactless performance and protection, reduce power demand, and significantly improve the user experience. A sample of "STPay-Topaz-1", the first product of the family, is now shipping. The new STPay-Topaz family solution comes ready for embedding in smart cards, loaded with payment applications running on certified Java Card platform, and meeting all required security and payment-scheme certifications. As the first such device manufactured in

2110, 2019

Global Access Control Reader Market to Reach $6.4 Billion by 2025

October 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

October 21, 2019 -- DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The "Global Access Control Reader Market (2019-2025)" report has been added to's offering. The Global Access Control Reader Market size is expected to reach $6.4 billion by 2025, rising at a market growth of 12.6% CAGR during the forecast period. The major adopter of access control readers is the commercial industry. In these industries, commercial spaces like data centers and enterprises, banks and financial institutions, retail stores and malls, hotels, and entertainment studios are being considered. These locations need access control