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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

111, 2018

Identiv Completes Acquisition of Thursby Software Systems, Inc. and Sets Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Call for Thursday, November 8, 2018

November 1st, 2018|Tags: , , |

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE), a global provider of physical security and secure identification, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Thursby Software Systems, Inc., an Arlington, Texas-based provider of security software. The acquisition is expected to strengthen the Company’s identity offerings with complete solutions for secure and convenient logical access across smart cards and derived credentials on Apple iOS and Android mobile devices, serving the Department of Defense (DoD), the federal government and commercial customers. Management will discuss the acquisition

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 ( - 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

2409, 2018

Yubico Launches YubiKey 5 Series, the Industry’s First Multi-Protocol Security Keys Supporting FIDO2

September 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PALO ALTO, CA and STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – September 24, 2018 – Yubico, the leading provider of hardware authentication security keys, today announced the launch of the YubiKey 5 Series, the industry’s first multi-protocol security keys supporting FIDO2/WebAuthn. With this new addition, the YubiKey 5 Series has the capability to replace weak password-based authentication with strong hardware-based authentication. Yubico continues to create authentication technologies that not only work for today’s authentication scenarios, but into tomorrow’s, helping to bridge the gap from existing solutions to a future of

2009, 2018

SmartMetric To Release World First Combined Cyber Security And Access ID Biometric Card

September 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) - SmartMetric is on-track to complete production of its world first dual purpose cyber-security and access ID biometric card at the end of September. The new dual purpose security card is based on the advanced super micro electronic parts and circuitry developed by SmartMetric for its range of contact and contact/contactless chip credit/debit cards.  Instead of using a banking smart card chip the Cyber/Access biometric card uses a secure FIPS approved smartcard chip

1709, 2018

SPYRUS Announces Comprehensive HSM SDKs to Accelerate Development of Secure Internet of Things Solutions with Microsoft Azure IoT

September 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

San Jose, CA – September 17, 2018, SPYRUS, Inc. today announced it has released a comprehensive set of core Internet of Things (IoT) operations Software Development Kits (SDKs) that support the seamless integration of our Rosetta Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) with Microsoft’s Azure IoT platform. The Rosetta FIPS 140-2 Level 3 devices enable customers to deploy a secure IoT solution with Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT hardware and software that SPYRUS has pre-tested and verified to work in the Microsoft Azure IoT ecosystem. This

1709, 2018

OSPT Alliance Membership Nears 100 As It Increases Influence On Mobility Services

September 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

17 September 2018 - OSPT Alliance, a global community that enables the future of mobility services across a variety of markets including transport, ticketing, access control and micro-payment, is close to attracting 100-member companies and organisations following a highly successful first half of 2018. A total of 17 new members have joined the association over the last six months, representing a wide range of players across the mobility ecosystem including software developers, hardware and card manufacturers, system integrators, technology service providers and testing laboratories. AUSTRIACARD

1709, 2018

Entrust Datacard and Blackboard Partner to Enhance the ID Card Issuance Process

September 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MINNEAPOLIS (September 17, 2018) – Blackboard, a global leader in education technology, and Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced the launch of the Datacard® TruCredential Blackboard edition software suite – an easy solution for creating, issuing and managing student IDs and credentials. This new integration between Datacard TruCredential and the Blackboard Transaction System empowers institutions to meet a wide range of application requirements, from basic photo IDs to high-assurance credentials. With the browser-based

1409, 2018

Truphone and Workz Strike Deal to Bring Latest eSIM Technology to New Markets

September 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

14 Sep 2018 - Truphone to license remote eSIM provisioning platform and SIM operating system (OS) to Workz Group to deliver solutions to growing eSIM market. Global SIM technology provider, Truphone, today announces a partnership with Workz Group, the Dubai-based mobile solutions and serialization software specialist. The collaboration will see Truphone licence its GSMA-accredited remote SIM provisioning platform and SIM operating system (OS) to Workz Group. The deal enables Workz to offer its customers state-of-the-art SIM technology – yet unavailable in the rapidly-growing market