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Three Major Security Challenges Banks Must Avoid

“The coronavirus pandemic has been connected to a 238% surge in cyberattacks against banks.” – Charlie Osborne, ZDNet and CNET

 

Banks have been and continue to be a major target to cybercriminals. Recently, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), there have been a 238% surge in cyberattacks against banks as ZDNet reports.

These cyberattacks against banks experienced an uptick...

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Good Hygiene Counts

The pandemic has caused each of us to proceed with extra caution when it comes to hygiene safety in the workplace.  Some have asked if using fingerprint scanners are safe to use and if so, what are the best practices for ensuring users aren’t exposed to any contagious diseases?  BIO-key strategic education partner (K-12) Identimetrics recently published a white paper about this very topic.  Click...

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There’s More than a Remote Chance we’ll be Working Remote in some Fashion Forever

The strategies for rebounding from the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent consequences are starting to formulate and it seems that recovery will be broken down into three separate segments, with some overlap.

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How COVID-19 Impacts BIO-key and our Customers

Wall, New Jersey – April 7, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for strong, convenient user authentication and large-scale identity, today provided an update message for customers, partners and investors from its Chairman & CEO Michael DePasquale, regarding its operations in the current environment.

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Is Password Plus the Answer to Strong Cybersecurity?

The other day it hit me.  Even though many of the IT and software leaders are professing that the password is dead or that we should strive to create a passwordless infrastructure it might be impossible.  Certainly, for the near future, it seems improbable.  Why?

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Leveraging the Power of You

We all want to live to our full potential.  When most of us measure our education level, career success, financial status, and collection of material assets, but we may be missing one very important feature.

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FBI Advises Businesses to Incorporate Biometric Factors

FBI Cyber Task Force Advises Businesses to Incorporate Biometric Factors to Mitigate Multi-Factor Authentication Risk

The FBI Cyber Task Force recently issued a four-page Private Industry Notice that recommends the addition of biometric factors and behavioral information checks to multi-factor authentication (MFA) approaches, citing known and exploited vulnerabilities of token and phone-based...

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Election Security at Your Fingertips

BIO-key technology helping improve voter security

electionline Weekly reports that the federal government has authorized $380 million in grants for states to improve election security. The article describes how some states are using BIO-key's biometric equipment and software as part of a multifactor authentication process for staff. BIO-key has worked internationally in elections, but their work...

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