Identity Management

Survey: 89% of Citizens Willing to Share Biometrics for International Travel

July 7, 2014

Biometrics can play a significant role in facilitating faster and more secure travel while protecting borders, according to survey respondents from Australia, France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, and 89 percent of the citizens surveyed say they are willing share their biometric details when traveling across international borders. However, 69 percent of the 3,000 respondents say they have not shared any biometric data to date.


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Tracking Employees On-the-Go with Smartphone Apps

More than a quarter of U.S. households have ditched their landline phones and gone 100-percent mobile
July 1, 2014

The youngest households are abandoning landlines in droves. About two-thirds of households led by people ages 15 to 29 relied only on cellphones in 2011, compared with 28 percent for the broader population.


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Future-Proofing with Smart Card Investments

The buzz around the Vanderbilt University Medical Center was that proximity cards were the next step in hospital security and data protection
June 1, 2014

While the system is indeed better protecting patient information, enabling students to access dormitories and laundry rooms, and even presents the possibility of connecting with point of sale systems across both the university and hospital campuses, one measurable impact of swapping technologies is the reduction in maintenance. 


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Banks are Starting to Use Vein Patterns for ATMs

May 14, 2014

Poland has become the first country in Europe to introduce a network of "finger vein ID" cash machines.


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California's Immigrant License Doesn't Meet National Security Standards

May 7, 2014

Federal authorities say the proposed design for a California driver's license for immigrants in the country illegally doesn't meet national security standards.


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French Senate Debates Proposal for Biometric Technology Restrictions

May 1, 2014

If proposals in the French Senate come to fruition, the country could become one of the first in the world to make sweeping laws against the use of biometric technology, excepting certain stringent security-based cases.


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Facilitating Better Healing with Visitor-Friendly Security

Being near family, surrounded by familiar and caring people, can help patients heal better and faster.
May 1, 2014

Badges are constructed to meet HIPAA, privacy and civil rights concerns – visitors’ last names are not included on badges, and generic room numbers are used as destination markers instead of departments (for example, badges declaring a destination of the “infectious disease” department).


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Research Shows Smartphone Sensors Leave Trackable Fingerprints

April 29, 2014

Three  researchers have demonstrated that the accelerometers used in mobile devices possess unique trackable fingerprints.


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Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

April 29, 2014

A federal judge in Milwaukee has struck down Wisconsin's voter Identification law, saying it unfairly burdens poor and minority voters.


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Florida Senate Approves Bill Banning Biometrics in Schools

April 13, 2014

A proposal seeking to prevent school systems from collecting students' biometric data has won the support of the Florida Senate.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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