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The Breach Goes On…

Did you hear about the Russian hackers that have stolen over 1 billion passwords and user profiles?  It demonstrates the over-arching driver for biometrics.  Passwords aren’t just dead…they are a liability.  Of course, we have all known this for some time, IBM stated such in 2012; but the gravity of the situation is mindboggling and alarming.  Nothing is secure and that means what we, as a society, have been using to “secure” things is truly useless.  The password did serve’s …

How New York’s I-STOP Law Will Forever Change Physician Behavior across the USA

How New York’s I-STOP Law Will Forever Change Physician Behavior across the USA To understand fully what we mean by this title, let us explore what New York State’s I-STOP law is. This will come as no news to our New York colleagues, who are hurriedly and meticulously looking for ways to stay in compliance by the end of March next year. What is I-STOP? The Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing was passed by the New York State Legislature in …

Donating Blood = The Gift of Life

BIO-key will be attending the Florida Association of Blood Banks annual meeting in Sarasota Florida on June 4th.  Donating blood provides the “Gift of Life”; therefore each blood centers top priority is to promote donor participation.  During times of crisis, blood centers are typically swamped with volunteer donors offering their support.  Yet, it’s during non-crisis times that the centers are challenged maintaining their blood supplies; reminding us that there is always a need to donate. BIO-key provides blood centers with …