Authentication

The Password is Dead?


The password is dead, or at least that was what Bill Gates proclaimed in 2004. Since then, the password has been declared defunct many times by industry leaders and pundits. Death knells for the much maligned, but much used passwords have now reached a frantic level. Despite the strident proclamations of the demise of...

Market Trends

Estonia or Israel? Why National ID Programs Need Public Support


Estonia is identity heaven. In 2003, Estonia rolled out an ambitious e-government program designed around the use of secure identities. The government started by creating a secure identity exchange, “X-Road”, which was tied to national ID credentials. With...

Solutions

Multi-factor Authentication Solution Secures Access for 22K Employees


Driven by increasing compliance requirements and the need to implement a strong yet highly flexible multi-factor authentication solution, Finanz Informatik (FI) evaluated both smart card and biometric solutions. FI chose Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona...