Tag: Mark of the Beast

New Pennsylvania driver’s license design coming in two weeks

Pennsylvania’s new driver’s license design is on track to be available n about two weeks.   The updated design offers enhanced security features for the state’s driver license and identification card products. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has been working those improvements for two years.   “The update is an important component of PennDOT’s ongoing […]

Microchip Implants for Employees? One Company Says Yes

At first blush, it sounds like the talk of a conspiracy theorist: a company implanting microchips under employees’ skin. But it’s not a conspiracy, and employees are lining up for the opportunity.   On Aug. 1, employees at Three Square Market, a technology company in Wisconsin, can choose to have a chip the size of […]

Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees

Welcome to the future?   A Wisconsin technology company is offering its employees microchip implants that can be used to scan into the building and purchase food at work. Whether or not to get a chip is up to the employee to decide.   Three Square Market, a company that provides technology for break-room or micro […]

Could local businesses soon be going cashless? Visa is willing to pay them to try

GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) – Would you still shop at your favorite place if they no longer accepted cash?   A major credit card company seems to think people will, and is even offering to pay small businesses $10,000 to try going cashless.   Visa’s war on cash is a trend that could be coming […]

Facial Recognition Coming to Police Body Cameras

An approach to machine learning inspired by the human brain is about to revolutionize street search. Even if the cop who pulls you over doesn’t recognize you, the body camera on his chest eventually just might.   Device-maker Motorola will work with artificial intelligence software startup Neurala to build “real-time learning for a person of interest search” on […]

Biometrics are preferred for security

A recent survey by Mastercard and the University of Oxford shows how British consumers are increasingly eager to use biometrics as part of the purchasing process with 93 per cent of consumers saying they would choose biometrics over the traditional security measures. Ievo Managing Director, Shaun Oakes comments on the findings.   Unlike the security […]

Daon partners with EyeVerify for eye recognition biometrics in financial services

Securely accessing your bank account could soon become as simple as a quick glance of the eye, thanks to a new biometric partnership between Daon and EyeVerify. The partnership will integrate EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID technology into Daon’s IdentityX authentication platform. Eyeprint ID is a FIDO-certified biometric solution, which will allow IdentityX customers an additional, secure […]

Real ID Extensions

All REAL ID extensions are pending a decision by Secretary Kelly until further notice.  For states with extensions that expire after June 6, 2017 that do not receive an extension, Federal agencies will not begin enforcement until the grace period ends on July 10, 2017.   During the grace period, Federal facilities are expected to continue […]

Biometrics: Are We Going Too Far?

You don’t have to wear a tinfoil hat, be a civil liberties activist, a pro-business lobbyist, or even an entrenched deep-state spook to recognize that security, convenience and privacy are in a perpetual state of conflict. Often, the solution to a real (or imagined) security threat is, somewhat counterintuitively, less privacy — or, more accurately, we […]

REAL ID available to Minnesotans beginning next year

Minnesotans will be able to get REAL ID compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards next year under a law signed by Gov. Dayton this week. The law now allows the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services to begin the process of meeting the requirements of the federal REAL ID Act. DPS was […]