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THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY

http://secureidnews.com/news-item/financial-services-research-committee-makes-identity-a-priority/?tag=email This article should be interesting to you, if you have an interest in Biometrics and BIO-key.  Its great to help understand what needs to happen to reduce or even eliminate user authentication related crimes and waste.  It also helps to conceptualize how biometrics will be used in the commercial user-authentication marketplace, like in banking.   The article describes a research committee in the financial industry that hopes to develop platforms, systems and maybe standards to thwart data breaches and other …

Join us for a Webinar on Alternatives to Passwords

You and your customers need to eliminate or minimize the use of passwords. Why? Because passwords simply aren’t secure.  Passwords can be easily be lost, stolen or shared. Learn about the role of biometric technology today and tomorrow; as it relates to authentication by joining a webinar hosted by CA Technologies and featuring BIO-key. Who should attend? Everyone that works with or utilizes CA SiteMinder. Anyone that would like to replace passwords with a more secure and convenient solution. Security …

The Revolution is at the Gate

Protecting access to data has become increasing challenging for every business.  Data breaches and identify theft stories scour the headlines; yet what is the solution?  According to Javelin Strategy & Research identity theft affected 12 million individuals in 2012.  Data breaches are costly to organizations; but no more costly than in healthcare where they come along with significant fines. The June IBM Newsletter, included a story submitted by BIO-key titled, The Revolution is at the Gate.  The article discusses the …

76% of Breaches enabled by Weak Credentials according to Verizon

You’ll hear us repeat phrases like “Secure Credentialing” or “Privilege Entitlement and Access Control“.   That’s because it’s actually the correct way to think about things like Mobile Payments.  After all, what are “Mobile Payments”?  Aren’t they your ability to pay, crammed into your phone?  What are we cramming into that phone?  A credit card or debit card?  What’s that?  A credit card is nothing but a piece of plastic, with a number written on it, that represents your PRIVILEGE …