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Protecting medical big-data

By Daniela Previtali, Wibu-Systems.   On 11 September 2016, a gang of three men drove up to a hospital in the quiet seaside town of Sande on Germany’s North Sea coast. CCTV recordings show the men walk into the hospital and come out again, unperturbed, with almost a million Euro’s worth of medical equipment stashed […]

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Don’t get left behind by quickly changing PKI Standards

By Tomas Gustavsson, PrimeKey  As cybersecurity gets more complex and the threat landscape evolves, PKI is there as always, as one of the underpinnings of a robust security infrastructure. As technology evolves faster, so does the PKI, and your teams that are responsible for operations must be on their toes to keep up. Running a […]

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Biometrics 
- marrying security and convenience

By Isabelle Moeller, Biometrics Institute. Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable. Thanks, in no small part, to the whims of Hollywood, biometrics have become something of a go-to metaphor for bleeding edge, bullet- proof security. It’s easy to see why: […]

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Reducing cost through ePassport and eID synergies

By Veronica Atkins, Silicon Trust. The fast digitization of society continuously brings new challenges to the public sector, its offerings and its service infrastructure. Electronic identification (eID) allows citizens to access online services, using, for example, a secure token in the form of an ID card. During the last two decades, governments all over the […]

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Top 10 considerations on how to boost security while reducing total cost of ownership

By Craig Sandness, HID Global  With security concerns ever on the rise, today’s enterprise corporations, healthcare facilities, educational campuses and government agencies are seeking reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions for producing secure ID badges on-demand. These credentials come in many forms and can serve one or more purposes – from a simple photo identification (ID) […]

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Quality is always the best investment

A quick word with Dirk Melzer  Cost of ownership is an important topic throughout the ID value chain. Production equipment will make up for a substantial part of any new system, so we caught up with Dirk Melzer of the family-run business Melzer maschinenbau, to find out how to best address the topic of ensuring […]

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