Tag Archives: biometrics

QBS Partner content: Hitachi Security Business Group’s Andy Milton

In an interview with QBS: Alpha Gen, the UK’s Cyber Security Value Added Distributor arm of QBS, Hitachi Security Business Group’s, Head of Sales and Marketing, Andy Milton discuses the latest advances in biometrics. Here’s what Andy Milton had to say: Please could you tell me a bit more about …

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PCR May issue out now! Biometrics and Security special focus

If you follow PCR’s daily newsletter then you will be familiar with the frequency of news on cyber security we regularly cover. Just the other day we reported on Bloomberg’s findings that cyber security spending is headed for $200 billion a year as the market switches to cloud-based security with …

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PCR MAY ISSUE SECURITY SPECIAL: How to get involved?

In the May issue of PCR, which will be arriving in your post box at the beginning of May we will be featuring a special focus on security. Probably one of the biggest channel focuses for us is the topic of digital security so we’re starting early with this issue …

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Acuant integrates iProov biometric authentication into its identity platform

Identity verification solutions specialist, Acuant has integrated iProov biometric authentication Flashmark technology into its facial authentication platform. The technology creates a “one-time biometric” by projecting a cryptographic sequence of colours from the device screen onto the user’s face for a few seconds, the face imagery is stamped with a one-time …

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Could 2020 see the death of the password?

With millions of workers returning to work after Christmas and New Year, each one will have to remember an average of 27 passwords. Many of these will have been forgotten over the break, causing employees to not be instantly productive as they waste time calling IT helpdesks to help them …

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Passwords negatively impact company security and employee mental health

Okta’s new Passwordless Future Report demonstrates how passwords negatively impact the security of organisations as well as the mental health of employees. The research, which surveyed 4,000+ workers across the UK, France and the Netherlands, found that 70% workers believing biometrics would benefit the workplace. It also revealed that the …

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