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2010-05-25 07:30:00

ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With identity theft and credit card fraud concerns rising, California-based Kena Kai has launched a new line of DataSafe(R) Wallets and Passport Wallets specifically designed to thwart identity theft. These patent-pending and stylish Italian leather wallets utilize multiple layers of radio frequency (RF) shielding material to protect the millions of new wireless credit cards and "ePassports" that will be issued this year. Credit cards have...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

DALLAS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A leader in the preparation and development of the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) standard for ePassports, Entrust Inc. announces the official availability of the Entrust SPOC ePassport solution. An important protocol developed by the European Union (EU) and the Brussels Interoperability Group (BIG), SPOC serves as the standardized mechanism for certificate management between countries for support of EAC-enabled ePassports. "Entrust is a strong advocate of...

2010-05-12 07:00:00

DALLAS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A major security expert entrenched in the Canadian technology landscape, Entrust, Inc., is committed to the growth, innovation and leadership of the country's information and communications technology (ICT) efforts. In support, Entrust is a strong advocate of the Government of Canada's plan to implement a new digital economy strategy, which was announced by members of the government's cabinet on May 10. "One of the first governments to embrace digital and...

2010-05-12 02:43:00

COPENHAGEN, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CardLab (Denmark), the world's leading powered card technology developer, announced today that their Powered Biometric ID Card exceeds the technical challenges and demands in the new proposed US National Immigration ID Card. Several senators, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, announced the crucial need for improved identification of immigrants, and the use of biometrics. The...

2010-05-04 07:00:00

DALLAS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Strengthening its position as a global leader of ePassport security, Entrust Inc. will provide proven, PKI-based ePassport technology to help the Malaysian government (Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia) migrate to the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Basic Access Control (BAC) standard. "Malaysia has always prided itself on being at the forefront of border security," said Encik Ibrahim Abdullah, Director of Security and Passport, Jabatan...

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2010-04-15 15:30:00

TAU security expert finds security holes in America's passports and "smart cards" Since 2007, every new U.S. passport has been outfitted with a computer chip. Embedded in the back cover of the passport, the "e-passport" contains biometric data, electronic fingerprints and pictures of the holder, and a wireless radio frequency identification (RFID) transmitter. Although the system was designed to operate at close range, hackers were able to access it from afar "” until research by Prof....

2010-04-13 07:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced its Next Generation Airport Passenger Security Solution, aimed at helping commercial airlines and airports speed passenger processing time, reduce costs and create a more secure and convenient experience for air travelers around the world. Unisys, a leading integrator of security solutions for private and public sector organizations worldwide as well as a longtime provider of technology...

2010-03-30 07:17:00

BARCELONA, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Both Companies Foresee an Increase in Demand for the new Generations of Citizen Identification Solutions for the Coming Years - The Company is Leader in Developing Technology for Digital Identification, Electronic Signature and Data Protection Safelayer Secure Communications (http://www.safelayer.com) - leader in the security and trust market for information and communication technologies - consolidates its strategic alliance with...

2010-03-10 21:37:00

SINGAPORE, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific biometrics market has made hay against the background of escalating security concerns in the region. The Bali bomb blasts and recent attacks on the city of Mumbai have raised concerns regarding the existing security measures. Legislations are being passed to beef up security across the countries in the region. In such a scenario, biometrics have assumed great importance, and it will only be a matter of time before it becomes the standard...

2010-03-01 05:00:00

VILNIUS, Lithuania, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology (http://www.neurotechnology.com), a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, announced today that VeriFinger was selected to be the fingerprint verification engine for Poland's new biometric passport system. Now implemented in more than 130 passport offices throughout the country, VeriFinger provides reliable 1:1 fingerprint verification at each stage of the passport application, generation and issuance...


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