Eid Passport Inc. secured placement on the TSA’s TWIC Qualified Technology List for the company’s RAPID-RCx Program; Oberthur Technologies will acquire a 100% equity stake of NagraID Security SA; MorphoTrust USA announced the opening of several new centers for enrollment in the TSA PreCheck program; the Security Executive Council has selected quantum Secure as a Solution Innovation Partner.
20 Aug, 2014Report: ePassport shipments to slow
IHS Technology predicts that ePassports are set to experience relatively weak growth in the coming years, despite their capability to address rising security concerns at airports and border crossings.
20 Aug, 2014Yemen deploying M2SYS biometric voter ID system
Yemen will use fingerprints and facial recognition biometrics to identify voters in the upcoming constitutional referendum and national elections. TrueVoter is a system that enables the country to deploy and maintain a biometric information system that enables for the fast, accurate, and uncontested enrollment and identification of voters.
Online security firm Toopher has deployed its location-based, multi-factor solution at the University of Texas at Austin. The institution’s 24,000 faculty and staff members will use Toopher’s “Invisible Authentication” technology for all financial services, including payroll data and access to W2s.
Large deployment includes 260 operating buildings, staff of 9,000
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a technology research facility for the U.S. Department of Energy, is deploying a mix of PIV and CIV credentials throughout its Tennessee facilities.
Post-It notes and Excel files are still used by many in the U.S. to keep track of passwords, according to a recent survey from Swivel Secure. Some 74.2% of business owners keep a written log or have another type of offline system to record passwords.
15 Aug, 2014WWPass launches PassKey for Mobile
Authentication provider WWPass has launched its authentication system for Android mobile devices. PassKey for Mobile uses a software token created through the WWPass self-service portal and enables Android handset owners to turn their device into a token and authenticate to Web sites and networks via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technology for multi-factor authentication.