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New Book Asserts Biometric Security Is Not Hack-Proof

Global strategist Marc Goodman writes biometric security will offer many advantages, but will increasingly become a target for cyber espionage.


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Lumidigm Inc.'s board of directors has appointed Mark Shermetaro as CEO. He served on the company's board of directors for two years. February 05, 2012

The ievo Micro fingerprint sensor by Albuquerque, N.M.-based Lumidigm is an indoors-only reader and features the company's Mercury multispectral imaging sensor and an 8,000 unique fingerprint capacity. SSI Staff · January 27, 2012

Funding for government projects has slowed but that is only a temporary hiccup in a security market with unlimited potential for skilled and savvy integrators. Experts in video surveillance, access control, biometrics and physical barriers lay out the tools for success. January 22, 2012

Carmel, Ind.-based Schlage, an Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies company, releases the GT-400 HandPunch biometric terminals for collecting time and attendance information for small and enterprise businesses. SSI Staff · November 12, 2011

Biometrics is one of the most fascinating areas of electronic security, representing both the epitome of high tech and the nadir of false authentication and vulnerability to compromise. But improvements continue to emerge, and so long as security professionals remain aware of potential issues biometrics can have a place in your access control mix. By Bob Dolph · September 20, 2011

The world we woke up to on that clear September day 10 years ago was in many ways vastly different than the one we live in now. That world was before robust wireless networks, smart phones, broadband, GPS and a host of other technological advances that make us feel safer today. Our ability to track people, check identities and access infinite amounts of information via the Internet is leaps and bounds ahead of what was possible then. September 04, 2011

Installing contractors are discovering that biometrics, once a much maligned technology segment, offer practical solutions to meet clients' security needs. Learn how to eliminate keys or cards to reduce administrative costs. August 28, 2011

Lumidigm of Albuquerque, N.M. releases the Mariner fingerprint reader, which extends to Windows PC-based biometrics applications SSI Staff · August 03, 2011

Stanley Convergent Security Solutions (CSS) will now offer iris-based biometric product solutions, thanks to a new partnership with Hoyos Corp., a biometrics R&D firm ... April 07, 2011

Samsung Techwin America of Carson, Calif., presents the SSA-S30 Series of standalone single-door controllers. SSI Staff · April 06, 2011




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