Identity Management

Features and articles that focus on the way that security leaders identify individuals in their enterprises and control their access to particular areas.

ARTICLES

New York Officially Launching Its Municipal ID Program

 New York City will launch its municipal ID program, a step that will help the city's undocumented immigrants get identification needed to access city services.


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Macy’s Launches Line of Bags, Briefcases and Wallets with Fingerprint Recognition

Macys has launched a new line of luxury handbags, briefcases, and wallets that are integrated with fingerprint recognition, RFID blocking technology, and GPS technology.


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Iowa DOT to Rollout Digital Driver’s License

The Department of Transportation (DOT) in  Iowa is planning to rollout a digital driver's license. 


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Report says Apple iPhone 6 Could Replace the Campus ID Card

Apple's iPhone 6 could become the new campus card at many colleges and universities, according to one campus card industry business consultant.


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Study Says Conversations Are More Effective for Airport Security

A new study says that asking airline passengers open-ended, conversational questions is 20 times more successful at catching deceptive passengers than the screening method traditionally used in the U.S. and other countries. 


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Back to Basics for Lobby Security

After yet more school shootings began making the news, the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois decided to completely overhaul its virtually nonexistent lobby security a year and a half ago. “(The shootings) made us realize we needed to put something in place to secure us a little bit more. We may be looked at as a target because we are in an old high school building, and our property is combined with the (new) high school next door to us,” says Patrick Ketchum, Director of the Office for Insurance and Benefits at the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.


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Banking on Identity Management for Security and Compliance

Because of the sensitive nature of the assets and information they maintain for customers, ensuring a highly secure environment is mission-critical for banks and other financial institutions.
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Tracking Children’s Vaccination Histories with Fingerprint Sensors

Multispectral imaging fingerprint sensors, as part of a solution created by VaxTrac, will help to stop vaccine waste at 31 new clinics in southern Benin in West Africa.
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Working with PIAM for Hospital Safety

The rise in violent incidents sweeping through our country – and around the world – has organizations across all industries looking for new and more effective ways to control access in order to better protect and secure people and premises. One of the areas most affected by these incidents is the healthcare industry.
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Barclays Launches Biometric Finger Scanner

 Barclays is set to enable corporate clients to authenticate transactions using finger vein recognition technology.


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EVENTS

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Best practices for creating a safe campus environment using Integrated Surveillance Technology

8/19/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Sprawling, campus-like properties pose unique security challenges. This webinar will address why a layered approach is best when addressing the needs of campus security, as it relates to a wide range of verticals, including corporate, municipal, healthcare, hospitality and education.

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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.

Podcasts

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

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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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