- Hacking out a niche. Burnell // Automatic I.D. News;Dec99, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p33
Focuses on the computer security applications of biometrics and smart cards. Factors that led to growth of applications; Product developments.
- Next-generation cards, readers take `multi-tech' to new level. Hodgson // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jan2000, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p21
Focuses on the multi-technology card, a unique invention which stemmed from the proliferation of access control technologies. Features; Potentials; Influence of smart cards; Examples of multi-technology cards. INSETS: Y2K access: Biometrics, smart cards will play future role.;Biometrics: The...
- Selling certainty? Prophet, Graham // EDN Europe;Dec2003, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p22
Comments on the applicability of the smart card- and biometrics-based identity card technology on the solution of the security problems faced by Great Britain. Diversities in the opinions given by the population; Characteristics of the proposed identification system; Drawbacks seen on the...
- TRENDS IN ACCESS PRODUCTS & SYSTEMS. O'Connell, Tim // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Aug2004, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p65
Reports on trends in the use of access control products and systems in the U.S. Use of electronic access control products by small businesses; Effect of smart card technology on access control systems; Potential and acceptance of biometrics; Response of security systems providers to trends in...
- Smart Cards: A PC for Your Eyes Only? Jantz, Richard; Littman, Dan; Strauch, Joel; Thornton, Carla; Baguley, Richard; Cekan, Lisa; Lockey, Mick; Murugesan, Kalai; Narayanamurthi, Kalpana; Silver, Karen; Stafford, Alan // PCWorld;Dec2000, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p226
Recommends Smart Card readers for stronger security on computers. Details of the system which requires users to insert a plastic card and use a pin number to gain access to their computer; How to obtain Smart Card readers; Opinion that security options will continue to grow.
- New iCLASS Multi-Technology Reader from HID. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar2006, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p93
The article features HID Corp.'s multiClass RP40 single-card reader solution for facilities upgrading card access systems that simultaneously supports Prox, iClass, MIFARE and multi-technology HID credentials. The migration path can be selected when upgrading to contactless smart cards.
- Passwords become passÃ©. // Accountancy;Feb2005, Vol. 135 Issue 1338, p57
Focuses on the possible replacement of passwords by a digital identity based on biometrics and smart cards, according to Microsoft founder Bill Gates. List of favorite passwords according to research from Visa Europe; Importance of passwords that are personal and meaningful to individuals.
- Fingertip control. Druce, Chris // Electronics Weekly;4/24/2002, Issue 2049, p26
Discusses the use of fingerprint smart cards in response to the growing demand for a suitable security and data system in electronic trading. Information on the Safeguard biometrics offered by Ultimaco Safeware UK; Smart card system that makes use of a desktop mouse to read the users...
- Fake ID? Fight it with technology. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun99, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p62
Presents strategies for tackling the spreading problem of fake identification. Necessity of balancing acceptable level of risk and security; Use of chip cards and smart cards for high-level security environments; Incorporation of biometrics in computer chips.