News briefs of the week. FIME launches NFC validation tool; Bell ID tapped for Canadian TSM project, Frontech North America Inc. unveils palm vein for physical access control; AGNITiO boosts voice ant-spoofing measures; and Kaba releases dual credential locks.
09 Apr, 2014Entrust is taking identity to the cloud
Entrust wants to simplify identity management by taking it to the cloud with its IdentityGuard Cloud Services. This new system is designed to consolidate the management of digital identities, SSL certificates and credentials to a single solution platform.
HID Global surveyed 600 users and found that enterprises are not upgrading physical access control systems or conducting threat assessments. With security threats ever increasing enterprises need to take the appropriate steps to secure systems and prevent costly breaches.
The Spring issue of Regarding ID magazine is online. Read about exterminating the password, host-card emulation, the British Columbia electronic ID and the basics of one-time password tokens. Find these and more stories in the latest issue Regarding ID magazine.
User names and passwords are still the de facto authentication mechanism but enterprises are realizing that a change is needed. Consumer sites can be made vulnerable by a number of factors, but Forrester found that privacy issues, loss of consumer trust and regulatory compliance are the top three threats to consumer sites.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a technology research facility for the U.S. Department of Energy, is rolling out a new identification infrastructure using PIV smart cards for physical and logical access.
Identity news briefs from Fujitsu, ImageWare Systems, BIO-key International Inc., IDEX ASA, HID Global, DigitalPersona, Coppel Corp and Identiv.