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Iris Biometrics Set the Stage for Future Federal Access Control

Final of a three-part series By Mohammed Murad When the federal government first established a PIV card program to increase security for federal employees and contractors, they were wise to include fingerprint biometrics into the protocol to provide another layer of identity authentication. By having employees present a PIV credential to a reader and then

October 12th, 2021|Blog|

Time to Make PIV Cards Universal in Federal Facilities

Second of a three-part series By Mohammed Murad Getting into a federal building or gaining access to a logical device isn't as easy today as in the early 2000s. Now, more than five million federal employees and contractors carry high-security Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards at many departments and agencies.  The cards, featuring embedded biometrics,

October 5th, 2021|Blog|