Two Things to Demand from the Access Control Provider

In today’s highly competitive environment, it is extremely important that providers have both the experience to deliver the right solution and the ability to deliver strong customer service. In the security industry, one solution in high demand is the use of mobile apps for critical functions such as credentialing, remote operations and alerts. Mobile credentialing frees the user from having to carry physical credentials such as tokens or ID badges. Further, mobile access control solutions are well-suited to applications that experience numerous spontaneous events such as lockdowns or weather related…

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Distributed Cybercrime Attack the World

Ransomware and banking Trojans dominate the cybercrime mainstream today, and their technical operations are heavily analyzed. But little attention has been given to the business model which plays a large role in dictating their behavior, targets, and tactics. A revolutionary concept in cyber crime is what I call ‘distributed cybercrime,’ a business model in which cyber criminals attack many victims in the same campaign. Like many other inventions now common in modern life, distributed cybercrime may seem trivial today. But this concept emerged little more than a decade ago and…

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iPhone app Detects Online Predators

Predator-catching app is using algorithms to detect children’s emotions so it can alert parents when online threats surface Sophie is an iPhone app developed by researchers in South Australia. Sophie uses artificial intelligence (AI) to alert parents when their children demonstrate emotional behavior such as anxiety or fear. The app is centered around a third-party keyboard, which studies typing patterns to identify when a child is under duress while on the device. It first builds a psychological profile of a child to use as a base to identify abnormal reactions.…

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Gemalto and Veridos Strengthen Citizen Identity Security with eID Cards for Macao SAR Government

Gemalto is partnering with Veridos, a German company specializing in Identity Solutions, to supply contactless electronic identity cards (eIDs) to the Macao Special Administrative Region Government (Macao SAR Government). Under the collaboration, Gemalto is the subcontractor responsible for providing the physical cards, enhanced with security features, and seamlessly incorporating Veridos’ operating system software solution. The partnership will ensure a steady and consistent supply of smart eID cards to the government. The new Macao eID cards are effective at mitigating fraud and counterfeiting activities. They are made from tamper-proof polycarbonate material,…

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