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At select airports around the country, TSA has been testing a program to expedite security screening for ‘registered travelers.’ A pending report on the pilot will help decide if the biometric and smart card-based program is to be ended or expanded.
Microsoft’s .NET architecture is changing the way developers build applications and the new .NET smart card enables rapid addition of card calls and cryptographic functions. The .NET smart card from Axalto has a high-profile first implementation … Microsoft’s own employee ID program.
The group that discovered the widely publicized Differential Power Analysis (DPA) attack in the mid-1990s is asking the industry to pay license fees to use its patented countermeasures. SecureIDNews talked with Kit Rodgers, VP of Licensing for Cryptography Research, about the DPA, his company’s licensing program, and the challenges faced when licensing security-related IP.
Through a new corporate direction, key acquistions, and a series of wins in key government ID projects, SAFLINK is expanding from its biometric roots to become a provider of full-funtion and middleware solutions that merge the physical and logical security arenas.
The Smart Card Alliance has set the bar for events tracking the use of advanced ID technology in the government sector. The annual Smart Cards in eGovernment event – to be held in early March in Washington D.C. – is a must-see for both private and public sector ID professionals.