Archbold Memorial Hospital deployed the iris biometric system because it wanted an identification system that could help to prevent mix-ups, stop patient identity fraud, eliminate the creation of duplicate medical record and reduce billing errors.
Passwords aren’t the answer to online access and entrepreneurs are proposing new ways to enable easy and secure online access. Two solutions being proposed include a watch that uses iris biometrics and a color wheel that would plug into a USB drive.
08 Jul, 2014Identity management can ease new app rollout
Three ways identity management systems can make rolling out new apps easier.
07 Jul, 2014Episode 124: ‘Identity is the new money’
Dave Birch, director and global ambassador for Consult Hyperion, spoke with Regarding ID’s Gina Jordan about “Identity is the New Money,” which focuses on the technological changes that are merging payments with identity.
Hardware security modules are the best when it comes to securing cryptographic keys. The secure, tamper-resistant pieces of hardware store cryptographic keys and provision encryption, decryption, authentication and digital signing services. These modules traditionally come in the form of a plug-in card or an external device attached directly to a computer or network server. They are essential to manage and provide protection for transactions, identities and applications.
HID announced that its Trusted Tags meets the Electronic Visit Verification requirements for home health agencies enacted by several states as a condition of Medicaid participation; GlobalPlatform has published white paper examining how its Specifications can address the key privacy and security concerns for the deployment of Internet of things or machine-to-machine devices; Biometric Signature ID released an authentication solution for use with Epic’s electronic medical record software; ImageWare Systems was selected to implement a multi-modal biometric driver license system for the State of Baja California, Mexico.
02 Jul, 2014Estonia issuing digital IDs to non-residents
National ID cards got a boost with the announcement that Estonia – a tiny Baltic state that’s home to 1.3 million people – will begin issuing digital IDs to non-residents this year. Citizens there have gone largely digital in their day-to-day dealings with private businesses and the public sector.