Gemalto acquired all of the outstanding shares of Marquis ID Systems; HID Global announced the addition of partners who have joined the company’s Enterprise Application Partners program; Entrust Datacard released the Datacard DuraShield Holographic Overlay to its secure supply product line; The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association and the Security Industry Association announced the formation of the Airport Entry and Exit Working Group; Farpointe Data unveiled its P-900 proximity reader that enables up to 20-inch read range applications.
It’s been a busy year for the newly branded Entrust Datacard. The merger of the two companies was announced a year ago, with the new company and brand being revealed at the 2014 CARTES conference. The company followed that up by also announcing an extension of a partnership with Interpol and two new product announcements.
Could a digital identity infrastructure enable consumers to get rid of cash, dump passwords, and solve privacy problems? David Birch, author of Identity is the New Money, thinks it can go a long way. Birch had been talking a lot about the thing that makes commercial transactions possible has more to do with a reputation than an identity.
14 Nov, 2014Everykey wristband replaces keys and passwords
Passwords are the weak link when it comes to web access but what if every password could be complex and consumer’s didn’t have to remember them? Everykey is a wristband that uses Bluetooth that will remember all a consumer’s passwords and automatically log them in when in range of their device.
13 Nov, 2014Apple Pay review
Bringing biometric payments to the masses
Apple isn’t the first company to do NFC payments in the U.S. but they have made it easy. Apple Pay has been around for almost a month and we take it for a test spin and tell you about it.
12 Nov, 2014Call for participants: Wisegate’s IAM survey
Wisegate is looking for identity and access management professionals to take a few minutes to answer question on the status of their IAM systems.
12 Nov, 2014Javelin: Many issues with mobile security
Mobile devices are vulnerable to attacks, according to the latest report from Javelin Research and Nok Nok Labs. No matter what type of deice or operating system consumers use there are still steps they need to take in order to secure the devices and data stored on them.