Identity management

IDnow Acquires identity Trust Management AG, a Leading Identity Verification Provider in Germany

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 7:30am

The acquisition of identity Trust Management AG will allow IDnow to expand into new industry verticals and provide its services to a broader customer base throughout Germany and beyond.

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  • The acquisition of identity Trust Management AG will allow IDnow to expand into new industry verticals and provide its services to a broader customer base throughout Germany and beyond.
  • "This combination unites the power of IDnow's innovative technology with identity Trust Management AG's diverse set of capabilities to create a differentiated identity verification platform," said Uwe Stelzig, CEO at identity Trust Management AG.
  • IDnow is a leading identity verification platform in Europe with a vision to make the connected world a safer place.
  • identity Trust Management AG is an international provider of digital and offline identification solutions and a leading technology and software provider of certified identification processes for individuals and legal entities.

IDnow Acquires identity Trust Management AG, a Leading Identity Verification Provider in Germany

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 7:30am

The acquisition of identity Trust Management AG will allow IDnow to expand into new industry verticals and provide its services to a broader customer base throughout Germany and beyond.

Key Points: 
  • The acquisition of identity Trust Management AG will allow IDnow to expand into new industry verticals and provide its services to a broader customer base throughout Germany and beyond.
  • "This combination unites the power of IDnow's innovative technology with identity Trust Management AG's diverse set of capabilities to create a differentiated identity verification platform," said Uwe Stelzig, CEO at identity Trust Management AG.
  • IDnow is a leading identity verification platform in Europe with a vision to make the connected world a safer place.
  • identity Trust Management AG is an international provider of digital and offline identification solutions and a leading technology and software provider of certified identification processes for individuals and legal entities.

Event Report: Brussels Privacy Symposium 2020 – Research and the Protection of Personal Data Under the GDPR

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 9:00pm

On December 2, 2020, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Brussels Privacy Hub of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) hosted theBrussels Privacy Symposium 2020: Research and the protection of Personal Data Under the GDPR.

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  • On December 2, 2020, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Brussels Privacy Hub of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) hosted theBrussels Privacy Symposium 2020: Research and the protection of Personal Data Under the GDPR.
  • The 2020 Brussels Privacy Symposium was the fourth-annual academic program jointly presented by VUB and FPF.
  • The Symposium also brought into focus recent developments in EU policymaking that may have significant effects on processing personal data for research purposes.
  • Overall, the Symposium focused on striking a balance between utility of research and privacy and data protection.

Genetec solutions help ensure organizations don’t have to choose between privacy and security

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:00pm

MONTREAL, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Organizations should never have to choose between protecting the privacy of individuals and their physical security, said Pierre Racz, President of Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions.

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  • MONTREAL, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Organizations should never have to choose between protecting the privacy of individuals and their physical security, said Pierre Racz, President of Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions.
  • With this methodology in mind, Genetec solutions are designed to help customers enhance cyber hygiene and respect privacy by making data and privacy protection features more accessible and configurable.
  • The Genetec Clearance digital evidence management system allows law enforcement organizations to gather and share reliable evidence that protects everyones privacy.
  • Genetec, KiwiVision Privacy Protector, Genetec Clearance, and the Genetec logo are trademarks of Genetec Inc. and may be registered or pending registration in several jurisdictions.

Americans Divided on COVID "Health Passports", Cite Privacy / Data Exposure as a Top Concern

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Digital Health Passports (also known as "COVID Passports") have emerged as an increasingly popular potential solution, allowing vaccinated individuals to upload and easily share their vaccine status using a QR code or similar method.

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  • Digital Health Passports (also known as "COVID Passports") have emerged as an increasingly popular potential solution, allowing vaccinated individuals to upload and easily share their vaccine status using a QR code or similar method.
  • DeleteMe , the leading service for removing personal info from data brokers, surveyed 1,110 Americans to get their quick takes on Health Passport.
  • The results show that Americans are deeply divided over the new technology and that there may be more risks to it than most authorities are willing to admit.
  • In business for over 10 years, DeleteMe's privacy advisors have successfully completed over 25 million opt-outs from data brokers, ensuring consumers and businesses' online privacy.

Arlo Essential Indoor Camera With Automated Privacy Shield For Added Peace Of Mind Now Available

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:01pm

Featuring an easy-to-control, automated privacy shield, the camera allows users to automatically activate the privacy shield that covers the camera lens, extending Arlo's commitment to user privacy by delivering unparalleled peace of mind.

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  • Featuring an easy-to-control, automated privacy shield, the camera allows users to automatically activate the privacy shield that covers the camera lens, extending Arlo's commitment to user privacy by delivering unparalleled peace of mind.
  • The Essential Indoor Camera is available now for pre-order through Arlo.com, BestBuy.com, Amazon.com and other retailers, at an MSRP of $99.99.
  • The Arlo Essential Indoor Camera's unique automated privacy shield is a reassuring feature designed to ease privacy concerns around having a security camera indoors.
  • "Arlo holds user privacy in the highest regard and the all-new Essential Indoor Camera further supports that commitment," said Tejas Shah, SVP of Product and CIO at Arlo.

SAFE Identity Announces Internet of Medical Things Working Group to Establish Industry Standards for Securely Credentialing Medical Devices

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

This group, composed of digital identity experts, will establish industry standards and guidance for medical device manufacturers to build trusted, secure and interoperable credentials into their products on the production line.

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  • This group, composed of digital identity experts, will establish industry standards and guidance for medical device manufacturers to build trusted, secure and interoperable credentials into their products on the production line.
  • The work done by the IoMT working group will provide a standardized requirement for medical device certificate issuance based on industry best practices for device identity and assurance requirements.
  • SAFE Identity welcomes medical device manufacturers, healthcare delivery organizations, other buyers of medical devices and industry consortiums to participate and help address the challenges of cybersecurity for medical devices.
  • SAFE Identity is an industry consortium and certification body that provides an ecosystem for identity assurance in the healthcare sector to enable trust, security and user convenience.

BIGtoken’s Top 10 Data Privacy Headlines From February

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 11:11pm

BIGtoken, Inc., the first privacy focused, opt-in, data marketplace, where people can own and monetize their data, publishes a monthly report on the top 10 stories in data privacy.

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  • BIGtoken, Inc., the first privacy focused, opt-in, data marketplace, where people can own and monetize their data, publishes a monthly report on the top 10 stories in data privacy.
  • - Data Dividend Project - February 19, 2021
    On Thursday February 18, the California Federal Court held a hearing on the lawsuit against Google for its alleged data privacy violations around its Chrome browser.
  • Why some like Apples new privacy labels , despite their flaws, Vox - February 23, 2021
    Apples new privacy labels have received praise from privacy advocates.
  • BIGtoken is the first privacy focused, opt-in data marketplace where people own and monetize their data.

Alcom Shows Commitment to Customer Privacy and Trust by Protecting Against Identity Theft and Fraud

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 6:16pm

Alcom recently became InfoSafe Certified with INVISUS, who provides the most respected and comprehensive information security and privacy certification.

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  • Alcom recently became InfoSafe Certified with INVISUS, who provides the most respected and comprehensive information security and privacy certification.
  • This shows Alcom's genuine commitment to privacy, safety and trust and doing business the right way.
  • Being InfoSafe Certified also means they meet all the requirements in federal, state and industry regulations for protecting against identity theft and fraud.
  • With information security and privacy a core value for Alcom, it's a safe place to do business.

Chinese Dissidents Tell Supreme Court: Protecting Donor Privacy A Matter of Life and Death

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 6:33pm

For our client and its supporters, maintaining privacy is a matter of life and death, said Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, and Chief Counsel for First Liberty Institute.

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  • For our client and its supporters, maintaining privacy is a matter of life and death, said Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, and Chief Counsel for First Liberty Institute.
  • In todays cancel culture, people know its unwise to trust our own government with their private information, let alone China.
  • It is vital that the Justices protect donors privacy to shield them from threats, harassment, and worse.
  • Following his return to China, he was imprisoned until diplomatic efforts by the international community including the United States procured his release.