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Biometric Update

  1. As the biometrics industry continues to grow Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. -In the months after the American election markets boomed as investors assumed a Republican administration would be good for Wall Street. Many thought he would cut taxes and promote business friendly policies. But now the
  2. EyeVerify is now providing its cloud-based identification solution for the underserved and underbanked people in Asia, according to a company blog post written by founder and CEO Toby Rush. Since being acquired by Ant Financial Services Group last September, Rush said the company as expanded worldwide with new customers in North America, Europe and Asia; made strategic partnerships, and increased its investment in research and product development. By integrating Eyeprint ID into Alipay’s lifestyle app, Rush said the company has
  3. Precise Biometrics has appointed Senior Sales Director Fredrik Sjöholm to the management team. Sjöholm is responsible for sales and business development of new product areas. “Fredrik has extensive experience from sales and business development at international software companies and has particularly good knowledge about the Asian market where he also has worked locally,” said Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics. “By bringing him in to the management team we strengthen the company’s strategic business development.” Fredrik has several years experience
  4. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new draft revision of its Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations. Developed by a joint task force comprised of civil, defense and intelligence representatives, the draft takes into account the ongoing effort to create a unified information security framework for the federal government. This latest draft particularly goes beyond both information security and the federal government to address practices that all kinds
  5. VerifyMe, Inc. has named Patrick White its new CEO as well as elected several new independent members to the company’s board of directors. White, who has moved the corporate headquarters to Rochester, New York, has been working as an outside consultant to the company since June 1. He previously served as CEO and founder of Document Security Systems, Inc. from 2002 through 2012. “In the last year, I have vetted multiple offers to come back into the security industry and
  6. Identiv, Inc. has updated its Hirsch Velocity Software for access control and security management, adding improved communications protocols, government-grade biometric support, and new Velocity and Hirsch ScramblePad feature. Hirsch Velocity Software is an integrated platform that manages access control and security operations in thousands of facilities around the world. To provide full compliance with Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) for Enterprise Physical Access Control System (EPACS) solutions, Velocity now supports Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) communications between Identiv’s
  7. The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) will deploy Plurilock Security Solutions’ BioTracker continuous authentication cybersecurity software to protect the military organization against adversarial identity compromise. BioTracker’s deployment will add more advanced cybersecurity protection measures beyond the standard Common Access Card (CAC). The agreement follows Plurilock’s recent contract with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), which will evaluate BioTracker as a potential replacement solution for CACs. Both organizations will implement and evaluate Plurilock’s proof-of-presence cybersecurity software
  8. Fingerprint Cards has appointed Thomas Rex Senior Vice President of Business Line Smartcards and a part of Fingerprints’ management team. Rex is currently engaged in business development within smartcards and was previously the company’s head of sales for almost five years. “Thomas has been a key player in developing today’s smartphone business, so it’s natural that he now will become responsible for developing the smartcards business,” said Christian Fredrikson, CEO of Fingerprints. “This is an important growth opportunity for Fingerprints
  9. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has partnered with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to evaluate new identity verification technology that can speed up the processing time for travelers to pass through security. In June, TSA began performing a series of proof-of-concept tests for new fingerprint technology with the help of S&T’s Biometrics Technology Engine and Apex Screening at Speed program. The touch-free scanners, developed by Advanced Optical Systems, Inc., allows travelers to use their
  10. 12th Homeland Security Week October 23-26, 2017 Washington, D.C. This 12th Annual Homeland Security Week will bring together top homeland security leaders from government, industry and academia to dive into current challenges and future requirements necessary for numerous government agencies directly or indirectly responsible for U.S. homeland security. Through interactive keynote presentations, large scale panel discussions, project updates, case studies, and intimate roundtables, we’ll facilitate a complex, joint, multilayered plan to combat the evolving challenges our country faces. Event Agenda
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