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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

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

1209, 2019

Acceptto Achieves FIDO2 Certification to Help Organizations Move Beyond Passwords

September 12th, 2019|Tags: , , |

PORTLAND, OR - September 12, 2019 - Acceptto, the leading provider of Continuous Behavioral Authentication, has been certified by the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance for the FIDO2 server protocol. FIDO2 combines the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Authentication specification (WebAuthn) and FIDO Alliance’s corresponding Client-to- Authenticator Protocol (CTAP), to accelerate the industry’s shift away from passwords by allowing common devices to securely and easily authenticate in both mobile and desktop environments. The concurrent integrations announced today by Acceptto reflect the global need to address traditional

1009, 2019

Coalition Announces New Incentive for Businesses Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

September 10th, 2019|Tags: , , |

September 10, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO--Coalition, the leading cyber insurance company for small and midsize businesses, today announced a new incentive program to reward policyholders who implement Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA, also commonly known as 2FA) on their business email accounts. Recent reporting shows that enabling MFA can block up to 99.9% of automated cyber attacks, and Coalition is the first cyber insurance provider to further incentivize this essential security practice. With this new offering, if a Coalition policyholder has MFA or 2FA enabled and required on

309, 2019

Infineon OPTIGA™ Trust M improves the security and performance of cloud connected devices and services

September 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

SINGAPORE, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hardware-based trust anchors are key for connected applications and smart services, whether for a robotic arm in the smart factory or automated air conditioning in a private home. The new OPTIGA™ Trust M solution from Infineon helps manufacturers to enhance the security of their devices while at the same time improving overall system performance. The single-chip solution securely stores unique device credentials and enables devices to connect to the cloud up to ten times faster than software-only alternatives. It

708, 2019

IDEX Biometrics and Feitian to Offer Cost-effective, Supply Chain Solution for Biometric Smart Card Manufacturers

August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Oslo, Norway, 2019/08/07 - IDEX Biometrics ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has signed an agreement with Feitian Technologies Co. LTD (“Feitian”) ( to supply smart card manufacturers with a complete pre-lam inlay solution based on IDEX’s dual-interface technology and Feitian’s fingerprint card pre-lam inlay technology. The pre-lam inlay is a major structural component within the biometric smart card that includes all of the internal electronics. Feitian is one of China’s largest smart card integrators and in recent years

508, 2019

Ping Identity Launches New Private Cloud Identity Solution for the Enterprise

August 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

DENVER — August 5, 2019 — Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, today announced the release of PingCloud Private Tenant, a private cloud identity solution for the enterprise. PingCloud Private Tenant provides cloud identity and access management (IAM) by combining highly-configurable capabilities within a dedicated environment. Enterprises can provide authentication for all users with a highly-configurable global authentication authority that includes versatile single sign-on (SSO) and highly-scalable directory services, while also maintaining data and resource isolation. This allows global organizations the ability to automate

108, 2019

IDEX Partners with Silone Cardtech to Accelerate High Volume Production of Biometric Smart Cards

August 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Oslo, Norway, 2019/08/01 - IDEX Biometrics, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has entered into partnership with Silone Cardtech (“Silone”), a leading smart card integrator specializing in the development, design, manufacturing and sale of high quality dual-interface smart cards. Silone delivers over 300 million smart cards and inlays around the world each year. Their commitment to the highest standards of card security, production and quality assurance has resulted in certifications by Mastercard, VISA, China Union Pay and JCB. IDEX has