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Posted: 27 Feb 2020
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The fast-changing digital world, remote workforces and mobile apps of today’s complex IT environments require businesses to continually improve their security posture. As IT and cybersecurity professionals look to utilize strong user authentication technology, they seek the following requirements: easy deployment and management, flexibility to protect both on-premises and cloud-based...

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Posted: 23 Feb 2020
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When someone is murdered and the killer is never found, the family members of the victim have to live with terrible unanswered questions. It is this distress that motivates people who work in law enforcement to open cold case units. Sometimes advances in technology or further investigation can help solve cold violent crimes, which offers some peace and closure for those family members.

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Posted: 18 Feb 2020
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Over the past year, many countries and border authorities have either installed automated passport control systems or implemented pilot projects to speed up the identity verification processes without compromising security. There is no doubt that this trend will continue to accelerate in 2020.

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Posted: 10 Feb 2020
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68-year-old Sondra Better was finishing her shift at Lu Shay’s Consignment Shop in Delray Beach Florida in August 1998 when a man came into the store and beat her to death. Sondra received several blows to the head before her throat was slashed and she was left on the floor to die.

Sondra was a mother, a grandmother and the cherished wife of her husband Seymour “Zeke” Better. The...

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Posted: 04 Feb 2020
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Although the subject of biometrics can still be controversial, there is a growing acceptance of biometric identification—fueled no doubt by its increased use in everything from mobile phone security to citizen identification.

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Posted: 31 Jan 2020
ilowe's picture

Today we’re excited to announce the public preview of WorkforceID, HID Global’s new identity management cloud service. It provides an ever-expanding set of cyber and physical identity access management applications, which help your organization address its continually evolving workforce and visitor security, compliance, and business challenges.

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Posted: 27 Jan 2020
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While often used for identification purposes to cross an international border or to gain access to a device or a location, biometrics―such as fingerprints―have advanced to become an integral part of criminal and forensic investigations.

It is easy to take for granted that it has taken more than 100 years to develop the technology that makes the capturing of biometrics as...

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Posted: 27 Jan 2020
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At HID Global, we believe in partnering with world-class experts to develop, refine, and implement industry-leading authentication solutions. That’s why we were delighted to partner with KuppingerCole to review and understand the latest authentication trends. Here is a summary of the topics reviewed, presented at a recent webinar:

  • Business Requirements for Authentication Solutions...
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Posted: 21 Jan 2020
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At the start of 2019, we wrote about the trends in the document security industry for the year ahead. In a new series of articles we will look at whether those trends look set to continue into 2020 and what we can expect in the next year.

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Posted: 13 Jan 2020
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When it comes to running an organization, lots of good things are optional: healthy snacks in the break room, monthly shared birthday parties, chairs with good lumbar support. But some things are anything but optional, and network security is one of them. With data privacy regulations, threats from hackers and unscrupulous competitors, and the simple need to protect your organization's assets...

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