BIO-key featured at Microsoft Windows 10 – Twelve City Launch Events

We are thrilled to be featured by Microsoft at their Windows 10 Business Launch nationwide.   The first week of events were an unqualified success, with an overwhelmingly positive response to our beautiful devices and simple vision – strong authentication that is also the easiest way to log into your devices. Here are a few photos from the event in San Francisco.   BIO-key EcoID’s and SideSwipes are a beautiful complement to the Microsoft Windows 10 Launch Device Bar Showcase!

Is there a key to security in the cloud?

Over 30,000 healthcare providers will gather at the HIMSS 2015 event in Chicago over the next few days.   They will be scouring over the hundreds of products and solutions all promising to deliver some tangible benefit to the provider, patient or organization.  How many companies will be championing the Big Three; workflow, security and compliance? When the federal government decided to mandate the use of electronic health records, they created an entire ecosystem of EMR / EHR service providers.  There’s …

Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Cloud

Since the introduction of smartphones with advanced capabilities, a debate has raged over whether to trap information, including biometrics, on the device or make it available everywhere you are, by placing it in the cloud.  Having lost a cell phone during a business trip in Chicago, I’m not certain that I ever truly embraced the on-device only mantra.  Still, the early influencers and industry leaders such as Apple and Samsung, along with security alliance organizations such as FIDO all proclaimed …

The future of retail payments and biometrics…

“That will be two bits, sir.”  Remember the old movies where the newspaper salesman would say that to a customer fishing in his pockets for a quarter?  As for me, I’ve never liked the way loose coins jingle in my pocket as I walk.  It just seems so silly to carry quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies, given the value they represent is so nominal.  But the annoyance pays off when I happen upon a bell-ringing Santa and his donation bucket.  It feels …