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403, 2019

BIO-key Introduces ID Director for SAML, Enabling Simple, Secure and Efficient Biometric Single Sign-On to Hundreds of Applications

March 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

RSA 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO and WALL, N.J., March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric authentication and security solutions, today announced the general availability of ID Director for SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language), which provides streamlined, cost-effective integration of fingerprint authentication for SAML-enabled applications by making BIO-key authentication available as an on-premise or hosted Identity Provider (IDP) in a SAML 2.0 framework. ID Director for SAML enables enterprise customers to incorporate the unmatched simplicity, security, and operational

2502, 2019

Visa and Planeta Informatica Pioneer New Technology to Bring the Speed, Security and Convenience of Contactless Payments to Transit Operators Around the World

February 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

February 25, 2019, 10:30:00 AM EDT New Visa Secure Access Module makes transitioning to tap to pay at transit turnstiles faster, easier and less expensive than ever before for public transit operators Metro Rio will be first transit operator to launch contactless payments using the Visa Secure Access Module in late April With more than 150 transit projects currently underway, Visa continues to deliver fast, easy and secure rider experiences as contactless payments rapidly shape the future of transit in major cities around the

2502, 2019

Averon and tyntec Join Forces, Announce Global Launch of Direct Autonomous Authentication®

February 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

MUNICH and SAN FRANCISCO, February 25, 2019 – tyntec, a global cloud communications provider, and Averon, developer of the world’s first fully automated security solution, today announced their strategic technology partnership. Leveraging tyntec’s extensive wireless carrier connectivity, the partnership will drive a global rollout for Averon’s Direct Autonomous Authentication® (DAA®). Averon’s technology provides instant, frictionless authentication, making it the easiest, fastest and most secure identity verification solution on the market. tyntec, which provides many of the world’s leading internet companies and global enterprises with multi-factor

702, 2019

Identity and Access Management Leader Versasec Unveils vSEC:CMS S-Series v5.4

February 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, February 7, 2019 -- Versasec, the leader in smart card management systems, rolled out the latest generation of its flagship identity and access management (IAM) solution today. vSEC:CMS S-Series v5.4 incorporates a variety of important new features, including new console capabilities and support for Gemalto eToken 5300 and the Matica 8300 card printer. With Version 5.4, Versasec has also added the following new features: Supports encoded PIN policies on PIV cards Includes updates such as a new support console task that unhides all hidden

702, 2019

Identity and Access Management Leader Versasec Unveils vSEC:CMS S-Series v5.4

February 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, February 7, 2019 -- Versasec, the leader in smart card management systems, rolled out the latest generation of its flagship identity and access management (IAM) solution today. vSEC:CMS S-Series v5.4 incorporates a variety of important new features, including new console capabilities and support for Gemalto eToken 5300 and the Matica 8300 card printer. With Version 5.4, Versasec has also added the following new features: Supports encoded PIN policies on PIV cards Includes updates such as a new support console task that unhides all hidden

1601, 2019

Oracle Java Card Boosts Security for IoT Devices at the Edge

January 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Redwood Shores Calif—Jan 16, 2019 - Oracle today announced the general availability of Java Card 3.1, the latest version of one of the world’s most popular and open application platform used to secure some of the world’s most sensitive devices. This extensive update provides more flexibility to help meet the unique hardware and security requirements of both existing secure chips and emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. New features introduced with this release address use cases across markets ranging from telecom and payments to

2012, 2018

Promises Made, Promised Realized!

December 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) DECEMBER 20, 2018 - Has the time finally come to make President George W. Bush’s 2004 State of the Union vision of “every American having ownership of their electronic medical records a reality”? The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) looks to modernize the healthcare system with 21st Century technology. OMB officials along with representatives from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) met with representatives from ISeeYouCare, INC yesterday to witness a demonstration of the company’s Smart Health Card Data Management System

2711, 2018

Fingerprints and Feitian Enter Partnership to Launch Contactless Biometric Payment Card Integrating T-shape

November 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |

2018-11-27 - World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards AB and FEITIAN, a leading provider of user authentication and transaction security of China, enter a partnership which will see Biometrics by Fingerprints in contactless payment cards by FEITIAN. The card is integrating the T-Shape(TM) module which is part of the 1300-series from Fingerprints. It has ultra-low power consumption and is tailored to be integrated in smart cards using standard processes. "We chose biometric technology from Fingerprints as they have the leading power consumption solution on the

2611, 2018

NXP Introduces MIFARE SAM AV3 to Secure IoT Connections

November 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nov 26, 2018 - NXP’s MIFARE Secure Access Module (SAM) architecture, now in its third generation, makes it easy to add security to the latest IoT applications. The new product comes with an extended feature set that supports product types inside the MIFARE® family as well as NXP’s DNA range of the NTAG®, ICODE®, and UCODE® families. Optimized for use with products that offer Transaction Message Authentication Codes (TMACs), the MIFARE SAM AV3 helps to secure keys and protect assets in the latest IoT applications. The MIFARE SAM

1511, 2018

SmartMetric Introduces Live Finger Detection For It’s “In The Card” Fingerprint Reader For The SmartMetric Line Of Biometric Credit/Debit and Security Cards

November 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

NEW YORK--SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – in a further step forward in harnessing the power of biometrics to protect Chip Credit Cards, security cards and the SmartMetric card that stores your complete medical files on your health insurance membership card, the company has introduced live finger detection into its in side the card fingerprint scanner that is used to detect the legitimacy of the card user. The card holder simply touches the card's surface mounted square sensor that sends a detailed image of the

1511, 2018

Zwipe and Allcard Inc. announce battery-less biometric payment card partnership

November 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – 15 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company, Zwipe along with the leading payment card manufacturer in the Philippines, Allcard Inc., have partnered to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards with customers in the region.   Allcard is the only end-to-end card solutions provider in the Philippines with a wholly-owned local card production facility and is also a Mastercard and Visa accredited local card producer.  The company offers a wide range of state of the art total card solutions, hosting and licensing card management systems,

1511, 2018

BIO-key Secures more than $10M in Orders for its Biometric Security Software

November 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

WALL, N.J., Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for strong and convenient user authentication, announced today that it has secured in excess of $10 million in orders for its biometric authentication platform from two Hong Kong based companies focused on the technology and financial services industries in Asia.  The solution based on BIO-key’s WEB-key biometric security platform will allow users to consummate secure transactions on mobile devices and employees to securely access

3110, 2018

Continuum GRC and 360 Coverage Pros Offering Affordable Cyber Security Tools and Cyber Insurance to Small and Mid-Sized Federal Contractors

October 31st, 2018|Tags: , |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., October 31, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Continuum GRC, a leader in the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) space and the developer of the IT Audit Machine (ITAM), the top-ranked GRC audit and assessment software solution, is pleased to announce its partnership with 360 Coverage Pros, a major program administrator and benefits provider administered by Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. The two companies have introduced a program for small and mid-sized federal contractors that allows them to purchase affordable packages that combine

1610, 2018

Genetec Receives CSPN Certification from the French Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information

October 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

PARIS, October 16th 2018—Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, today announced that Genetec Security Center Synergis™, its IP-based access control system, has received the highest level (Niveau de sureté IV) of the Certification de Sécurité de Premier Niveau (CSPN) by the Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (ANSSI). Built on an open-architecture, the unified Genetec Security Center Synergis platform offers advanced protection—from access card to software—helping organizations efficiently and securely manage

910, 2018

NEXT Biometrics and MTRIX Demonstrate Advantages Of New Biometric Software Development Platform at ITSA Trade Show

October 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

NUREMBERG, October 9, 2018 – NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, and MTRIX GmbH, a leading German distributor of authentication solutions, are demonstrating NEXT’s advanced biometric software development platform here this week at the IT Security Expo and Congress (ITSA). The NEXT One Touch Power Software Development Kit (SDK) works with a broad set of platforms and tools for developing leading-edge authentication systems and is already generating positive reactions from industry partners. The NEXT One Touch Power SDK

410, 2018

NY Regional Bank Selects BIO-key Biometric Authentication to Comply with New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Law

October 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WALL, N.J., Oct. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric authentication and security solutions, today announced a regional bank serving customers throughout Long Island and neighboring New York City boroughs, has selected BIO-key to provide an integrated multifactor biometric sign-in solution for use by its employees accessing computer devices and connected applications. The BIO-key solutions are intended to ensure compliance with the multi-factor authentication (MFA) requirements of the New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services