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First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

India to Administrate Health Plan with Digital Citizenship Cards

India’s federal government will coordinate delivery of its ambitious new healthcare plan using its biometric identification card system, according to a new Economic Times article .Announced only a few months ago, India’s new National Health Assurance ... [Published FindBiometrics - 54 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

MasterCard and Zwipe launch world’s first biometric contactless payment card with integrated fingerprint sensor

MasterCard and Zwipe have announced the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor for enhanced security.The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot conducted with Norway’s Sparebanken ... [Published Risk UK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

A Security Upgrade For Google Chrome

If you are the type of person who likes to keep things safely under lock and key, Google’s move to add security keys to Google Chrome will give you additional peace of mind.The USB-based keys, announced today, work on the principal of two-factor authentication. ... [Published Forbes.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Biometric identification and verification

In real biometric systems, false match rates and false non-match rates of 0% do not exist. There is always some probability that a purported match is false, and that a genuine match is not identified. The performance of biometric systems is often expressed ... [Published Free Patents Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

MasterCard and Zwipe unveil biometric contactless payment card

MasterCard and Zwipe have announced the launch of a biometric contactless payment card with integrated fingerprint sensor, which they say will improve security and consumer convenience.Biometric contactless payment has arrived in the form of a new partnership ... [Published Essential Retail - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Passwords Not Going Away Any Time Soon

While biometric authentication and other password alternatives abound, traditional passwords remain the go-to method of authentication due to low cost.While passwords have got a lot of bad press recently thanks to some massive security breaches , the ... [Published E-Security Planet - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Big gains for SuperCom following mobile payments PR

With Apple Pay hype running high, SuperCom (SPCB +16.9%) announced this morning it would show off its SuperPOS mobile point-of-sale solution at upcoming Las Vegas and Paris conferences.SuperPOS relies on biometric authentication, and allows iOS/Android ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

What Only The “Almost Famous” Know About Payments

Nobody in the real world likes failure.  When new business ventures are launching, entrepreneurs talk about the great and potent success they plan to enjoy, not the many valuable lessons they will learn in the wake their inevitable failure – a reality ... [Published PYMNTS.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

OZ Retailers Set To Use New Mastercard Biometric Payment System

One of the new ways to pay is set to be introduced by Mastercard who have teamed up with Zwipe to combine fingerprint authentication and contactless payments via a new card called the Zwipe MasterCard.Where the new card is different from the the standard ... [Published Channel News Australia - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 6 reports

MasterCard And Zwipe Unveil Credit Card With Fingerprint Scanner

VideoMasterCard partnered with Zwipe to create the world's first credit card that combines biometric authentication and contactless payment technology. Financial institution Sparebanken DIN of Norway conducted a live pilot of the Zwipe MasterCard before ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 20 reports

MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit cards for PINless spending

Intelligent flash storage arraysMasterCard and Norwegian biometrics firm Zwipe have announced the first fingerprint-activated credit card that the firms hope will replace signatures and PINs."Our belief is that we should be able to identify ourselves ... [Published The Register - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

‘Electronic voting system needs political will’

Islamabad - Electronic voting based on biometric identification of voters is very much possible in Pakistan as National Database and Registration Authority is fully capable to provide the required solution to Election Commission but the only thing required ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 17 2014]

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"Feedback from our pilot with Sparebanken DIN has been very positive," said Kim Humborstad, founder and CEO of Zwipe. "Cardholders love how easy the card is to use with the added security feature. We have also had exceptionally good feedback from retailers participating in the pilot. This pilot enabled the partners to gather valuable customer feedback, experience and best practice for the enrolment and deployment phase."
Speaking about the launch, Ajay Bhalla, President of Enterprise Security Solutions at MasterCard commented: "Our belief is that we should be able to identify ourselves without having to use passwords or PIN numbers. Biometric authentication can help us achieve this. However, our challenge is to ensure the technology offers robust security, simplicity of use and convenience for the customer. Zwipe's first trial is a significant milestone and its results are very encouraging."
"The entropy of a complex password is uncrackable, and a fingerprint can't be better than that. It may be better than a simple password, but not better than a strong one" he says
Ajay Bhalla, president of enterprise security solutions at MasterCard, commented: "Our belief is that we should be able to identify ourselves without having to use passwords or PIN numbers."

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MasterCard and Zwipe launch world’s first biome... [Published Risk UK - 1 hour ago]
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iWallet CEO Releases Letter to Potential Shareh... [Published MarketWired - 3 hours ago]
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This Mobile Payments System requires you to Sig... [Published Let's Talk Payments - 5 hours ago]
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Ajay Banga, MasterCard CEO Reaffirms Commitment... [Published NigeriaCommunicationsWeek - 8 hours ago]
MasterCard Teams up with Zwipe, Launches First ... [Published International Business Times India - 11 hours ago]
Passwords Not Going Away Any Time Soon [Published E-Security Planet - Oct 20 2014]
Big gains for SuperCom following mobile payment... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 20 2014]
Apple Pay Was Released Today. What Is It And Wi... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Oct 20 2014]
Apple iPad Goes Biometric With Touch ID [Published FindBiometrics - Oct 20 2014]
SmartMetric Says Cards Will Remain King of the ... [Published MarketWired - Oct 20 2014]
Chip-and-PIN Cards - A Modern Alternative? [Published Daily Markets - Oct 20 2014]
MasterCard, Zwipe team up for world’s first con... [Published Russia Today - Oct 20 2014]
MasterCard and Zwipe unveil biometric contactle... [Published Essential Retail - Oct 20 2014]
Alipay Wallet Reaches 190 Mn Annual Active Users [Published Let's Talk Payments - Oct 20 2014]
MasterCard issues biometric thumbprint card [Published Computer Business Review - Oct 20 2014]
Media Alert; NXT-ID Chief Technology Officer Co... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Oct 20 2014]
Zwipe MasterCard Will Come With A Built-In Fing... [Published UberGizmo - Oct 20 2014]
Media Alert; NXT-ID Chief Technology Officer Co... [Published Financial Services - Oct 20 2014]
MasterCard and Zwipe launch biometric contactle... [Published Paypers - Oct 20 2014]
What Only The “Almost Famous” Know About Payments [Published PYMNTS.com - Oct 20 2014]
Will Apple's Mobile Wallet Replace Your Leather... [Published WNYC - Oct 20 2014]
The HCE Tap Is Open, Mobey Day shines again! (S... [Published Finextra Research - Oct 20 2014]
MasterCard brings the fight to Apple as it unve... [Published Tech City News - Oct 20 2014]
MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit c... [Published IT News Australia - Oct 20 2014]
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The biometrics revolution is already here — and... [Published Post Tech - Oct 17 2014]
Apple introducted the iPad Air 2 on Thursday in Cupertino, Calif.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) The future is here, and it's biometric identification: You will soon be able to unlock the most recent iPad model with your fingerprint; banks are reportedly ...
The biometrics revolution is already here — and... [Published Faster Forward - Oct 17 2014]
Apple introducted the iPad Air 2 on Thursday in Cupertino, Calif.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) The future is here, and it's biometric identification: You will soon be able to unlock the most recent iPad model with your fingerprint; banks are reportedly ...
South Africa Steps Up Activity Around Voice Pas... [Published Opus Research - Oct 17 2014]
South Africa is continues to distinguish itself as a hotbed for implementations of voice biometric-based authentication. As we reported in August 2014 , its Social Security Agency (SASSA) is enrolling roughly 7 million voiceprints to fight fraud ...
MasterCard’s Apple Pay alternative: A card with... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 17 2014]
Above: The Zwipe MasterCard Image Credit: Zwipe Not to be outdone by Apple’s upcoming mobile payment solution, MasterCard has unveiled its own vision of secure NFC-based payments. MasterCard has partnered with Zwipe , a company that develops fingerprint ...
Why the Technology Behind Apple Pay will Change... [Published McAfee Blogs - Oct 17 2014]
Mike here – Exciting news today at the Apple event! I can’t wait to upgrade to the iPad Air 2 and take slow-mo videos at the next Phish concert. I’m also loving the front-facing ‘selfie’ camera, retina HD displays, and the extra screen space on my new ...
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Why Apple Pay Can Succeed Where Google Wallet F... [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
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Media Alert; NXT-ID Chief Technology Officer Co... [Published Financial Services - Oct 20 2014]
NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conf... [Published Financial Services - Oct 16 2014]
NXT-ID Inc. to Ring the Opening Bell of the NAS... [Published Financial Services - Oct 09 2014]
CNBC Commercial Airings for Wocket Smart Wallet... [Published Financial Services - Oct 02 2014]
IDC Comment: Biometric Identification in Financ... [Published IDC Press Releases - Sep 30 2014]
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