Archive for the ‘BioSig-ID’ Category
of Community Colleges Online to Address the Use of Biometrics for Online Student ID Verification at Pearson’s CITE Conference
Press Release: Biometric Signature ID and the Iowa Consortium of Community Colleges Online to Address the Use of Biometrics for Online Student ID Verification at Pearson’s CITE Conference April 1, 2013 Dallas, TX, April 1, 2013--(PR.com)— Ann M. Jenkins, Instructional Designer, ICCOC, a consortium of 7 colleges in Iowa, and Jeff Maynard, CEO of Biometric Signature ID, (BSI), are scheduled to co-present at the upcoming Pearson CITE Symposium on Online Learning Emerging. The presentation will highlight the cost savings and long-term benefits from ICCOC’s use of BSI’s patented BioSig-ID™ biometric technology for student identity proofing. Instructors saved up to 20 hours per semester by switching from proctoring to BioSig-ID and found no differences in student grades. Jenkins and Maynard will be sharing the results of the ICCOC’s user experiences over the last year and how the new BioSig-ID audit trail was responsible for identifying suspicious student behaviors leading to cheating. ICCOC’s BioSig-ID Student ...
A couple of months back, I advocated killing your password policies and applying some other techniques instead to make existing use of passwords more effective (including my hobby horse: take the user-experience sting out of rotating ordinary static passwords by pushing them out to users on an alternate channel, à la activation codes and other OTPs). But adding factors is still a great idea, and the barriers to doing so are falling fast. Read More
Biometric Signature ID Strikes Deal with Mohegan Biometrics LLC to Provide Online Identity Verification Solutions
This investment is consistent with the tribal Council’s strategy to diversify its revenue sources by pursuing other non-gaming investment opportunities. The Tribes’ Business Diversification Department identifies and evaluates various diversification opportunities in commercial enterprises and technologies such as BSI’s gesture biometrics. For full article click here.
More than half of the students implicated in a Harvard University cheating scandal that involved about 125 undergraduates were told to withdraw for as long as a year. Full article click here.
Your email. Your bank account. Your address and credit card number. Photos of your kids or, worse, of yourself, naked. The precise location where you’re sitting right now as you read these words. Since the dawn of the information age, we’ve bought into the idea that a password, so long as it’s elaborate enough, is an adequate means of protecting all this precious data. But in 2012 that’s a fallacy, a fantasy, an outdated sales pitch. And anyone who still mouths it is a sucker—or someone who takes you for one. For full article click here.
BSI among 130 companies and technologies seeking capital, acquisition or licensing partners during WBT 2012 San Diego, CA – October 22, 2012– Biometric Signature ID (BSI), a unique gesture biometric software company, announced today it has been selected to be a presenter at the tenth annual WBT Innovation Marketplace presented by Northrup Grumman taking place October 24 – 26, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center. BSI is among 130 companies and technology innovators from across the globe that was individually chosen by the WBT Selection Committee to present during WBT 2012. BSI will speak about its gesture biometric software, and discuss future plans for its proprietary technology to some of the country's leading venture capital firms, Fortune 1000 corporate licensees, federal agency representatives and university technology transfer managers. BSI has patented a software only biometric, the strongest form of identity verification on the market today with a twist: no additional hardware ...
Motor vehicle officials and a biometric firm are piloting a federally-funded online program to let citizens renew driver’s licenses by drawing a passcode with a mouse or finger on a touchscreen -- a method with the potential to stanch voter fraud. For full article click here.
Biometric Signature ID Annouces it’s Learning Management System Partnerships and Interfaces with the Following Companies
Biometric SIgnature ID announces it's Learning Management System partnerships and interfaces with the following companies: Pearson eCollege - Learning Studio Blackboard - Building Block Module Moodle Moodlerooms Remote Learner Desire2Learn ProctorU - Online Proctoring
ViaWest today announces that Biometric Signature-ID has chosen the company to deliver cloud services as part of its disaster recovery strategy. BSI utilizes ViaWest's cloud computing platform, KINECTed Cloud, for a personalized, scalable solution to meet its unique requirements. For full article click here.
Biometric Signature ID Receives an Award and Recognition by the US Dept of Commerce to Secure Online Transactions
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced more than $9 million in grant awards to support the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). Five U.S. organizations will pilot identity solutions that increase confidence in online transactions, prevent identity theft, and provide individuals with more control over how they share their personal information. For full article click here.
Jeff Maynard CEO of Biometric Signature ID Participates at IDESG Conference for Online Privacy
Jeff Maynard CEO of Biometric Signature ID Participates at IDESG Conference for Online Privacy Dallas May 10, 2013. Biometric Signature ID (BSI) CEO Jeff Maynard attended the Identity Ecosystem Steering Committee Group (IDESG) meeting this week to take part in discussions about online privacy and its continuous importance in cyberspace. The meeting held in Santa [...]
NSTIC-led ID plan earmarks $4 million to secure state government services
The two-year-old initiative to create an identity layer for the internet is backing a set of projects aimed at creating identity-based security to support state and local government services online. Read More
Gesture Recognition & Touch-less Sensing Market Worth $12.21 Billion by 2018
According to a new market research report Gesture Recognition & Touchless Sensing Market (2013 – 2018): By Technology (RFID, IR, Capacitive); Product (Biometric, Gaming, Smartphone); Application (Healthcare, Consumer Electronics, Automotive); Geography (Americas, EMEA, & APAC), the total touchless sensing and gesture recognition market is expected to reach $15.02 billion by 2018 growing at a CAGR of 34.94% from 2013 to 2018. [...]
Two-Step Verification Will End Consensual Impersonation
A couple of months back, I advocated killing your password policies and applying some other techniques instead to make existing use of passwords more effective (including my hobby horse: take the user-experience sting out of rotating ordinary static passwords by pushing them out to users on an alternate channel, à la activation codes and other [...]
Click and Go Vote: PA politician proposes online registration
HARRISBURG — It’s possible in these days of instant connectivity to monitor nearly every financial, physical and social transaction using the Internet – from banking to travel, and from dieting to dinner reservations. Read More