RYE BROOK, NY–(Marketwired – Feb 3, 2015) – CA Technologies ( NASDAQ : CA ) Identiv ( NASDAQ : INVE ), ImageWare Systems, Inc. ( OTCQB : IWSY )
Mr. Jim Reno, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect, CA Technologies, told us, “IoT unquestionably introduces new avenues for vulnerabilities. As with many new technologies, IoT is moving fast in introducing new functionality, and security, which sadly is often an afterthought, lags behind. We need a different mindset about devices. A thermostat isn’t just a thermostat, it’s both a computer as well as possibly an active agent on a network. There are two sides to how we need to think about connected devices. We first need to think of them as computers, on a par with any other computer system. They can be attacked by many of the same pathways. Once attacked, their primary function can be subverted. For example, your home security system might be made to unlock your doors. The second side is to think of these devices as if they were users — that is, as active agents with identities that reach out on the network and do things. In doing so, the same sorts of security questions around identity arise as for any other computer or user.”
For the complete interview with Mr. Jim Reno, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect, CA Technologies please click here or here:
For more information CA Technologies
HP Enterprise Services
Mr. Stu Hammer, Director, USPS Application Services Practice, HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector, told us, “Applications modernization has become imperative as the maintenance of “mature” applications has increased — consuming a disproportionate share of resources. HP aligns critical applications and infrastructure with your overall modernization program. We can help you address risk, optimize benefits and prioritize the business needs of your applications. There are some very significant benefits that we can get through modernization. We’ve seen between 25 and 45 percent savings in a reduction in operations cost, development cost and overall portfolio size. The approach HP uses has been successfully executed with hundreds of modernization projects — leveraging the Advise, Transform and Manage approach, which is backed up with a strong methodology, tools and the experience to execute and de-risk the approach. What’s critical in this process is to start with a complete assessment. It’s mandatory that you get the plan right and you know what your portfolio, know what your application environment is so you can execute successfully. We’ve seen clients fail by ineffectively planning this assessment phase. If you do nothing, your costs are going to continue to rise; executing a transformation plan is critical.”
For the complete interview with Stu Hammer at HP, please click here, or here: please click here http://securitysolutionswatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_HP_Hammer.html.
For more information:
HP Application Security Solutions
Transform to the New Style of IT – HP Solutions for U.S. Public Sector
Identiv, Inc. (INVE), a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items, recently announced that CCV Deutschland, a German provider of electronic payment products and electronic payment processing, has partnered with Identiv Labs to develop a complete solution for unattended contactless payments.
The global payment market is undergoing historic change with the implementation of secure contactless micropayments in new forms of credentials from contactless credit cards to mobile devices, enabled with technologies such as Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and Softcard.
CCV used Identiv Labs to design, develop, and produce a family of network-connected frontend contactless readers. The resulting CCV solution provides quick and convenient payments at vending machines and other highly frequented point of sales (POS), such as fast-food restaurants, kiosks, coffee vendors, and parking and public transit tickets in extremely busy areas, like airports and subway stations.
The new solution significantly boosts efficiency at the POS with quick and simple payments, without the need for paper money, coins, or additional authorization, like a signature or pin. Additionally, the new solution accepts next-generation NFC payment through smartphones. CCV’s contactless payment solution is currently live with numerous customers, including restaurants, toll booths, public transit ticket machines, and vending machines.
“By working with Identiv Labs, CCV has access to experts in multiple fields, such as contactless readers and RFID, enabling us to create a customized solution and quickly go to market,” said Christine Bauer, director of sales and marketing at CVV Deutschland. “Now, customers using this new solution will have access to state-of-the-art payment methods, like NFC smartphones, leading to higher revenue, quicker transactions, and less queuing.”
For organizations looking for a one-stop solution service, Identiv Labs provides the facility, talent, and materials required to rapidly bring new products to market. Identiv supplied CCV with the required contactless reader modules, certified to EMV level 1, for its level 2-certified micropayment solution. The modules are compatible with Identiv’s uTrust TS Readers, enabling customers in commercial, government, and consumer markets to leverage a range of existing credentials for closed loop payments.
“Through Identiv Labs, CCV was able to engage Identiv’s extensive experience in NFC contactless technology, security, privacy, and connected devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) to bring to market a fully EMV-certified solution,” said Jason Hart, Identiv CEO. “The collaboration leveraged the best-of-breed skills of each organization to launch a contactless micropayment solution. This solution addresses markets from unattended kiosks to retailers, implementing a rapid, cost-effective modern payment infrastructure.”
For the complete interview with Mr. Jason Hart, President, Identiv, please click here or here:
For more information www.Identiv.com
ImageWare Systems, Inc.
ImageWare Will Combine Technologies with TransUnion to Offer Biometric Authentication for Fraud Prevention
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) (ImageWare), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, recently announced a new alliance with TransUnion. The alliance integrates TransUnion’s ID Manager solution with ImageWare’s out-of-band biometric authentication product, GoVerifyID™, allowing ImageWare to deliver advanced fraud-prevention capabilities to organizations. The relationship also helps accelerate consumer adoption of biometric authentication.
Biometric authentications, which include voice, eye, signature, fingerprint and facial recognition, provide an additional layer of fraud defense to TransUnion’s and ImageWare’s customers. Through the relationship, consumer identities will be thoroughly analyzed using both biometric signatures and the TransUnion ID Manager platform. Both TransUnion and ImageWare customers will benefit from new seamless access to these fraud prevention tools.
“In the past 12 months, the scope and frequency of data breaches have placed a growing burden on U.S. consumers who are often frustrated with inadequate, excessive or ineffective responses to compromised data,” said Jeff Brown, vice president of identity risk solutions at TransUnion. “Through our relationship with ImageWare, we can offer customers an added level of fraud defense that helps them quickly establish a trusted relationship with consumers.”
Identity verification tools help organizations verify and ensure the correct customer is accessing information or accounts, which reduces risk exposure and potential loss. With biometric authentications, organizations can ensure they are integrating advanced fraud-prevention capabilities, while gaining additional consumer trust in their security procedures.
“Biometrics are the key to effective and seamless security in mobile channels,” said Jim Miller, chairman and CEO of ImageWare. “TransUnion has a record of innovation in fraud solutions for businesses and consumers. This integration with the TransUnion ID Manager platform allows us to quickly enroll users while enhancing the security of a rapidly-growing technology to the benefit of both of our customers.” For more information: www.iwsinc.com/imageware-to-combine-technologies-with-transunion
ImageWare also recently announced…
ImageWare Systems Debuts Biometrics-as-a-Service Identity Authentication Solution Combined With FUJITSU Retail Solution Market Place
“GoVerifyID™ software application will be demonstrated within an omni-channel workflow transacting with the FUJITSU Retail Solution Market Place. The demo, with GoVerifyID identity authentication running on the FUJITSU Cloud IaaS Trusted Public S5, will be shown at next week’s Fujitsu Forum in Munich, Germany.
FUJITSU Retail Solution Market Place is an omni-channel Point of Service (PoS) application that allows retailers to significantly simplify and enhance the customer shopping experience and increase revenue while reducing IT costs. FUJITSU Market Place achieves this by supporting enterprise-wide transaction and order fulfillment to deliver a consistent and seamless buying experience to customers across traditional point of service, online and mobile channels.
FUJITSU Market Place breaks down the barrier between orders and in-store shopping by combining both in a single transaction. For customers, this means consistent pricing, promotions and customer experience whether online, in-store or using a mobile device. Combined with the IWS Identity Authentication Solution, retailers and customers can be more secure in their transaction processing, ensuring that the person attempting the transaction has been authenticated and verified. The result is a lower risk of transaction fraud, whether online or in a physical retail store.
“We are very pleased to demonstrate ImageWare Systems’ Biometrics-as-a-Service Identity Authentication Solution at Fujitsu Forum in Munich,” stated Rowan Cape, director of Global Retail Software Solutions at Fujitsu America, Inc. “Adding IWS’s fast and powerful biometric authentication to transaction processing elevates the level of trust that can be established between retailers and their customers, minimizing the overall risk of fraud from the entire retail operation.”
The IWS GoVerifyID identity authentication solution, in addition to being algorithm and hardware agnostic, enables plug-n-play technology and can be deployed globally as an enterprise end-to-end or modular solution that can be implemented in a matter of hours rather than days or weeks. GoVerifyID, which is a part of the GoCloudID platform that includes a software development kit (SDK), enables rapid integration into existing company programs and applications.
“Through our partnership with Fujitsu and their global omni-channel commerce solution, FUJITSU Market Place, the demonstration shows we can bring convenience and biometric-based security to retailing and ‘e-tailing’ via the omni-channel functions that Fujitsu Market Place addresses, improving customer service and overall enterprise efficiency,” says Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO of ImageWare. For more information: www.iwsinc.com/imageware-debuts-biometrics-as-a-service-with-fujitsus-retail-solution-market-place
To learn more about ImageWare Systems GoVerifyID, please go to: http://iwsinc.com/products/goverifyid/
For the complete interview with Jim Miller, ImageWare Systems, Chairman and CEO, please click here or here: www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_ImageWare.html
For more information: www.iwsinc.com
And, for more information about the Fujitsu Cloud ISV Program…
please click here, or here: www.securitysolutionswatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_Fujitsu_Geoghegan.html
for our thought leadership interview with…
Mr. Will Geoghegan, Cloud Architect, TPS5 Cloud & ISV Partner Solutions, Fujitsu Americas.
Nok Nok Labs
Nok Noks Labs recently announced that, “Sensory Inc., an innovator in voice and vision biometrics for consumer products, is pleased to announce its partnership with Nok Nok Labs to offer voice and facial based authentication solutions to Nok Nok Labs’ customers based on the new specifications from the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance.
Sensory will work closely with Nok Nok Labs to achieve FIDO Ready status based on the recently released FIDO 1.0 Specification and integration into Nok Nok Labs’ S3 Authentication Suite.
Among Sensory’s solutions available for implementation is Sensory’s latest offering, TrulySecure™, a combined voice and vision biometric authentication solution for mobile Phones, tablets and PCs. TrulySecure is a sophisticated technology leveraging the company’s deep strengths in speech processing, computer vision, and machine learning. The combination of face recognition and speaker verification to authenticate a specific individual allows users to rest assured that their device is secure, without the hassle of entering a password or PIN every time they want to access it. TrulySecure is also an on-device biometric not requiring a cloud connection. This requirement is a preferred approach for consumers who don’t want their biometric information stored outside their personal devices. Embedded biometrics are also the preferred approaches for higher security because cloud based systems have proven to be vulnerable to hackers and break ins.
Nok Nok Labs is an innovator in modern authentication and founding member of the FIDO Alliance. The Nok Nok™ S3 Suite enables the next generation of authentication for Internet-scale applications and services. While improving the user experience and unifying authentication silos, the S3 Suite reduces the cost and complexity of authentication infrastructure. With a flexible and extensible architecture, the S3 Suite provides risk-appropriate authentication capabilities for a wide range of applications.
“Nok Nok Labs is one of the leaders in the movement towards user-friendly, strong authentication solutions,” noted Todd Mozer, CEO of Sensory Inc. “We look forward to working with them to power the next generation of security for their customers’ products.”
“Providing support for biometric authentication is an important component of the mission of Nok Nok Labs and the FIDO Alliance — and offers a superior approach to current weak authentication alternatives,” said Ramesh Kesanupalli, Founder of Nok Nok Labs and FIDO Visionary. “We are happy to partner with Sensory to combine their voice and vision technology with our S3 Authentication Suite. Organizations are looking for a range of different user verification methods for their consumers and Sensory offers solutions that meet those requirements.”
For more information, please click here or www.noknok.com/what-they-say/press-releases/sensory-partners-nok-nok-labs-voice-and-vision.
Wednesday 11 February 2015 – Friday 13 February 2015
The concept of the “super-identity” in physical and cyber spaces using retina scanning, iris structure, hand geometry, vein structure, voice, personal touch and keystroke recognition have become the future of biometrics, creating one core identity to verify characteristics that are unique to only one person. With the widespread adoption of biometrics, there is also the potential to undermine privacy with increased awareness related to phone surveillance, internet hacking and identity theft.
Advanced Biometrics: Future Trends and Applications, February 11-13th in Washington, D.C. presents insights into how to overcome data security obstacles presented by traditional means and the emergence of new biometric trends, advancements, drivers, and opportunities that will shape the biometrics industry of the future. Advanced Biometrics: Future Trends and Applications is a must-attend event for anyone currently using or considering the use of biometric technology, as it will showcase the latest applications and expertise of the industry to ensure the best business decisions in implementing biometric technology now and in the future.
CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA 2015
May 5-7, 2015
CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA is a new business event designed to promote smart technologies in the large and dynamic North American market. CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA combines a high level conference program with international experts and a comprehensive exhibition featuring the most representative companies in the industry.
They will present their latest innovative technologies in card manufacturing, payment solutions, identification and authentication solutions, mobility and digital security. They will benefit from a booming market with the potential deployment of EMV standard, the arrival of NFC-enabled mobile phones and the numerous e-government and security applications. Based on the international success and development of the existing CARTES events, the organizer of CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA will provide a high level business event for all the decision makers in the smart security industry.
The World of Cloud Computing All in One Place!
Cloud Computing – Big Data – Internet of Things- SDDC – WebRTC – DevOps
Join Us at Cloud Expo New York June 9-11
Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday’s debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some form of XaaS–software, platform, and infrastructure as a service. Cloud Expo is the single show where delegates and technology vendors can meet to experience and discuss the entire world of the cloud.
Connect:ID – An Exploration of Physical & Digital Identity in the 21st Century
Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, Washington, DC, USA
Conference: March 23-25, 2015 – Exhibition: March 24-25, 2015
Science Media Partners Ltd and the International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) will power the visionary, international conference and exhibition — connect:ID — that focuses on all aspects of personal identity and the opportunities for its management in both the physical and digital worlds.
Taking place on March 23-25, 2015, in the heart of Washington, DC, connect:ID will unite solutions adopters and stakeholders from the four corners of the globe and will explore the development and fusion of multiple advanced identity technologies — including biometrics, secure credentials and digital identity systems.
Contact: Janine Bill, Exhibition Sales & Sponsorship Manager at Tel No: +44 (0) 1189 843209 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.connectidexpo.com
Counter Terror Expo is the leading international event dedicated to mitigating the threat of terrorism.
April 21-22, 2015, Olympia, London
Over 10,000 attendees involved in the protection and security of private and public interests come from across the globe to explore solutions for threat mitigation, protection against attacks and to understand the risks they face. The exhibition, featuring over 300 exhibitors, showcases the latest counter terror technology and solutions. In recent years it has been the launch platform for some of the most innovative products on the market.
Click here to register as a visitor (http://clarion.circdata-solutions.co.uk/Microsites/RFG/publish/CTX15/)
Click here to find out more about exhibiting (https://www.counterterrorexpo.com/page.cfm/Action=Form/FormID=1/t=m )
April 15-17, 2015
Sands Expo, Las Vegas, NV
ISC West sponsored by SIA (Security Industry Association), is currently the largest physical security tradeshow in North America and is the security industry’s premier launching pad for new products, solutions and technologies. Each year, ISC West hosts over 1,200 international and domestic security product manufacturer companies and over 30,000 security professionals. In addition to the 10,000+ products featured on the Show floor, ISC West offers business critical education sessions on the newest technologies in security, with more than 60 sessions designed for every security professional. SIA Education@ISC West will provide the latest insights and applications for security professionals involved in every segment of the industry. It is the security industry’s broadest offering of education, developed by the industry, designed to take today’s security professional to the next level. Learn more here or here: http://www.iscwest.com/?campaignid=61853089&iusercampaignid=84956669
RFID JOURNAL LIVE !
April 15-17, 2015
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif.
RFID Journal LIVE! is the world’s largest and most important event focused on radio frequency identification and related technologies. Now in its 13th year, LIVE! features more than 200 exhibitors from around the world. The conference program, which feature more than 100 sessions — including more than 50 new end-user case studies — is comprised of preconference seminars, the main conference (keynotes and tracks) and post-conference master classes and workshops.
SDW 2015 – The Global Hub For Next Generation Citizen & Government ID Solutions
QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London, UK
Conference: 9-11 June 2015 – Exhibition 10-11 June 2015
SDW 2015 (Security Document World) — the world’s leading document security show — focuses on ePassports, visas, driving licenses, national IDs, worker credentials, advanced border control, anti-counterfeiting, fraud detection, and much more. The event will provide a global showcase for next-generation human identity solutions, focusing on intrinsic document security and on the new cutting-edge secure infrastructure now required to produce and use these advanced documents in live situations. Plus, a special focus on Biometrics, Document Fraud Detection and Intelligent Border Control.
Contact: Janine Bill, Exhibition Sales & Sponsorship Manager at Tel No: +44 (0) 1189 843209 or by email at: email@example.com www.sdw2014.com
Smart Card Alliance presents the 8th Annual Conference
2015 Payments Summit
February 3-5 * Grand America Hotel * Salt Lake City
Payments at a Higher Level
At the beginning of the year hundreds of industry executives will convene high in the Rocky Mountains at Payments Summit, the leading forum for secure payment technology, implementation, and markets. They come for for high-level discussion on every leading transaction platform: EMV card payments, mobile payments, and transport payments. Over 600 came together last February in Salt Lake City. The next event will build on that success with an expanded program and an up-to-the minute conference agenda. Reserve your seat now at this gathering of leading smart card practitioners, solutions developers, end users, and suppliers.
The US is the world’s largest payments ecosystem and the migration to EMV “the global transaction security standard” has now begun in earnest. Yet, for many banks, credit unions, issuers and merchants there is still a frustrating lack of clarity. At the same time, NFC-enabled payments are starting to take shape as card networks, telecoms and handset manufacturers target the market with mobile wallet solutions. But no ubiquitous model for all merchants and issuers has emerged. Finally, transit ridership is considered by many to be the killer app in expanding the use of open standards-based contactless bank card and mobile payments, and major transit operators have launched pilots nationwide.
Contact Bill Rutledge at firstname.lastname@example.org +1 212-866-2169
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