SSARM is one of the leading IT systems integrators in Bulgaria and was awarded a major contract to equip Bulgaria’s aviation hubs with EES-compliant border control solutions following a tender by the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior last year. In the meantime, SSARM has fully installed a secure turnkey solution at Sofia, Varna and Burgas airports […]
11 Oct, 2021New EES technologies at Bulgaria´s aviation hubs
23 Sep, 20212021 Women in Biometrics Award winner: Amy Turluck, Department of Defense
2021 Women in Biometrics awardee Amy F. Turluck serves as Director of the Department of Defense Biometrics Operations Directorate, Defense Forensics Science Center. After nearly three decades in the Army serving as a member of the Military Police around the globe, Amy Turluck was ready to retire. But she wasn’t ready to stop working. So […]
23 Sep, 20212021 Women in Biometrics Award winner: Marta Gomar, IDENTY Touchless ID
2021 Women in Biometrics awardee Marta Garcia Gomar is the Chief Technology Officer at IDENTY Touchless ID. For nearly a quarter of a century, Marta Gomar has dedicated herself to biometrics. She was active in the development of standards for the adoption of biometrics in the security industry (ISO SC37 and FIDO). She is now […]
17 Sep, 2021Understanding contactless technology: The basics of frequency
In the late 1800s a German physicist named Heinrich Hertz created radio waves in the laboratory. A century later, we are still expanding upon Hertz’s discovery. Radio waves make possible all wireless communications–from mobile telephone conversations to wireless data transfer. They beam our television signals, bring music to our radios, and make it safe to […]
14 Jul, 2021NIST explores biometric ID for first responders
A new NIST report details the opportunities and challenges of increasing biometric authentication deployment among police, fire and medical workers
Biometric ID for first responders could help police and firefighters better respond to emergencies. Those authentication technologies, however, come with risks and challenges, according to a new draft report from NIST. In “Using Mobile Device Biometrics for Authenticating First Responders,” NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence says that as more public safety organizations (PSOs) adopt […]
15 Jun, 2021Apple launching vaccination status, passports in Apple Wallet
Two new efforts from the tech giant point to more mainstream use of electronic passports and offering pandemic status updates for travelers.
22 Apr, 2021Evolis automated card issuance kiosks streamline logistics
Secure ID and card printer solutions provider, Evolis, is seeking to make life easier for students and staff with its automated card issuance kiosks. The self-service solution offers campuses a means to completely automate the card issuance process, free up valuable time for staff, and slash lines and wait times for students.