Organizations have placed a priority on searching for technology solutions to help curb the spread of viruses and microbes. From doors to sinks to elevators, technologies will be centered on delivering a touchless experience; and not temporarily either. What is happening with time and attendance technology and what technologies will lead the wave in this evolution?
Hospitals are where people go to seek treatment, recover, and address critical injuries. It is the place where doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers devote themselves to helping people who need medical attention. In addition to this critical focus, a hospital also has to protect against unauthorized access, theft of medications or sensitive patient information, and guard against workplace violence, which affects hospitals more than other industries. At the same time, they must maintain a level of accessibility and openness, which presents difficulties as it relates to security.
A new Biometric Consumer Sentiment Survey reveals an increased appetite for biometric authentication technology, with 70 percent of respondents reporting that they would like to expand the use of it into the workplace.
The Office of Management and Budget issued draft guidance ordering agencies to improve identity management security practices by designating teams of officials from their offices of the chief information officer and chief security officer to tackle the issue.