Authentication

Going Beyond 2FA With Citrix NetScaler


Mobility is becoming both the present and the future of working professionals because organizations have found it essential to embrace the flexibility of a mobile workforce if they want to stay competitive and expand their global presence. With the latest trend of allowing access to company resources at any time, in...

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...

Biometric Fundamentals

The Role of Biometrics in a Cashless Society


The days of writing checks and carrying around wads of dollars appear to numbered as the trend towards more “cashless” transactions gains momentum. The reason? Biometric technology is leading the way as the primary driver to a more secure and trusted payments...

Authentication

Facebook is Getting Rid of Passwords, When Will You?


The password is dead. I know it’s true because I read it on Facebook. The social media giant announced plans to replace static passwords with something more secure and easier to recover for their users. The headline value of this announcement is worth a...

Authentication

A Bridge Too DFARS: Authentication and the DoD Deadline for Cyber Compliance


In the epic war film “A Bridge Too Far,” a group of World War II GIs scramble to save the last bridge crossing over a river before the enemy blows it up. If you’re a U.S. Department of Defense prime or sub-contractor, you may feel like you’re facing a similar...

Authentication

5 Things You Need to Know to Become a GDPR Authentication Hero


Take a deep breath. Okay, now process this: we are a mere 365 days until the General Data Protection Regulation becomes enforceable. That’s right, on 25 May 2018, a wave of new regulations embodied in GDPR go into effect with far-ranging consequences for your...

Enrollment

Solving the Challenge of “Combined” Fingerprints in EBTS 10.0


When the FBI released the EBTS 10.0 specification in 2013, it contained requirements for a number of capabilities which were not yet available on the market. Over time, the biometrics industry and the FBI itself have partnered to meet the high bar set by EBTS...