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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.
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 But in 2012 that’s a fallacy, a fantasy, an outdated sales pitch.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.
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.
As we become more mobile in our computing activities from banking, shopping, working and education, cyber crime is also increasing and costing individuals and businesses billions of dollars each year. According to the DOJ, in the past two years, it is estimated that over 11.7 million Americans were victims of identity theft. Even the FBI reports that "identity theft has emerged as a dominant and pervasive financial crime that exposes individuals and businesses to significant losses and undermines the credibility and operation of the entire U.S. financial system." [caption id="attachment_1285" align="alignright" width="361" caption="BSI authenticates the WHO before granting access"][/caption] One of the reasons this is happening is the security and management, rather lack of management, of passwords by only requiring a single layer to protect data which makes it very easy for cyber criminals to gain access ...
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released a supplement (June 28, 2011) to their authentication in an Internet banking environment guidance which was previously issued in 2005. According to the FFEIC, need for this update is due to the the growth and sophistication of attacks from hackers which have increased the risks for financial institutions and their customers resulting in substantial losses. The FFEIC is calling for increased, effective security for financial institutions to safeguard customer information, reduce fraud from identity theft, and promote the legal enforceability of financial institutions' electronic agreements and transactions. The purpose of this supplement was to reinforce the risk-management technology framework and to provide customer authentication via layered security (Multi-Factor Authentication: MFA) that should exceed controls applicable to routine business customer uses i.e. transaction verification or additional authentication prior to gaining access. Biometric Signature ID Patented Solutions Exceed Requirements [caption id="attachment_1268" align="aligncenter" width="638" caption="BSI Exceeds Government ...
With online enrollment increasing 12% annually, BSI’s solutions can be used efficiently in distance learning environments including discussion groups, attendance checking, paper submissions, or accessing personal student files. A recent proof-of-technology pilot was run at Houston Community College with Biometric Signature ID with the following goals: Meet HEOA and SACS requirements Assess biometric technology as a cost-effective way of addressing online student security Ensure accuracy and ease of use Measure student acceptance of new identity verification software Use a biometric system where no hardware is required Reduce / eliminate proctoring Test a system where students create their unique password by just drawing shapes/letters/numbers with their mouse Results in the publication of a pilot study found the following results: Student verification is intuitive and simple to use Protects students’ privacy Only requires a student to create a profile one time during his or her relationship with the institution Includes a process to easily distribute, revoke, renew, and replace credentials in the event of loss Identifies students with ...
BioSig-ID™ can help your organization achieve 99.97% accuracy in identifying and stopping imposters from a successful log in even when they have legitimate credentials + Exceed Federal NIST standards for biometric accuracy by a 3X factor + Identify legitimate users and permits access at an extremely high rate of accuracy (99.78%) which is 27 times more effective than keystroke biometrics + PLUS 99% of BioSig-ID™ users rate the solution as a positive user experience
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