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 Passport App is Available

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 The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s entry process into the United States.


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South Korean Immigration Puts Biometrics on the Front End

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Because of the capture problems that conventional fingerprint imaging systems have had in less than ideal conditions, biometrics has been limited to the backroom, to be used only by employees.
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NFL Players to Wear RFID Tags

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As part of its "Next Gen Stats" initiative, which is designed to give fans, as well as coaches and broadcasters, a greater insight into the game, NFL players will wear RFID tags on their uniforms. 


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Brussels Airport to Introduce Facial Recognition Scanners

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 Following the lead of other major airports throughout Europe, Brussels Airport in Zaventem plans to deploy facial recognition scanners next year. 


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

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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
By Diane Ritchey
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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
By Claire Meyer
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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

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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

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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

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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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EVENTS

Public-Private Partnerships: Creating a Resilient Community

9/12/13

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Our presenter will talk about hazard and threat analysis, integrated planning, the importance of your business’ continuity to the community and how your organization can help with restoration and recovery.

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

8/19/14
Online!
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

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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