NIST testing ranks TECH5 among the world's best performing Face Recognition Algorithms

(ACN Newswire) - Recently released results from the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT 1:1 Ongoing), conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), rank TECH5 as one of the leading biometric technology companies in the world. "Ranking second in the VISA category, the largest database in NIST testing, confirms our experience and excellence in biometric technologies, as well as the top quality of our research and development teams", comments Rahul Parthe, Chairman and Co-founder of TECH5. "We continue to invest heavily in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning techniques to keep improving our world class Face, Finger and Iris core algorithms. Our mission is to develop large scale systems that address and solve real world problems."

Smart solutions the ‘key to innovation’ at ASIAL Security Exhibition and Conference

With an over-riding theme of “Securing Innovation”, exhibition floor discussions on day two of the Security Exhibition & Conference were focused on the rapid rise of automation and artificial intelligence (AI), and how security solutions are adapting technology to meet the enormous potential for ‘smart solutions’.

Hacked and Secured! - The Hong Kong FinTech HackFest

Cyber security in FinTech is a growing concern, with no markets more directly impacted by its rise than banks, payments and Blockchain. Data from banks and other financial organisations is a premium target for hackers, offering clear incentives for their malicious attacks.

Government face detection system is helping governments

Government offices are the main places to store numerous confidential files. It's necessary for government to improve the access control system especially the face detection system. Telpo's face recognition device is a good terminal combine with kinds of biometric technology like iris, fingerprint, palm plus etc.

Kiandra IT launch cyber security consulting and training packages

Kiandra IT, a Melbourne-based full-service IT company, have launched three new cyber security consulting and training packages to better prepare organisations for a potential data breach and educate on new local and global laws surrounding personal information.

Ixia’s ThreatARMOR Selected as the Gold Winner in the 12th Annual 2016 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards® in Security Products and Solutions for Medium Enterprises

Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named ThreatARMOR the Gold winner of the 2016 Global Excellence Awards® in Security Products and Solutions for Medium Enterprises.

Visa Holds Fraud Prevention Workshop in West Africa for the First Time

Visa Inc. (V) (, a global payments technology company, organized its first ever fraud prevention workshop dedicated to its West Africa-based clients and partners. Held in Dakar, the three-day workshop provided an in-depth look at the latest tools, information, and best practices for issuers and acquirers to effectively combat fraud. Workshop attendance was high, with thirty-two delegates representing 17 partner banks from eight markets in West Africa attending the workshop

Mobile Devices Become a New Target for Spam and Malware Attacks

According to the latest Kaspersky Lab Security Bulletin (, the volume of spam emails in 2015 decreased to 55.28% of overall email traffic – a fall of 11.48% on the previous year. The significant slump in spam emails can be attributed to the increasing popularity of legal advertising platforms on social networks, coupon clipping service and etc.

Gabon selects Gemalto for fully integrated border and visa system

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) (, the world leader in digital security, has been selected as end-to-end solution provider by Gabon’s Department of Homeland Security DGDI* to supply and implement a fully integrated border and visa management system ( The new scheme will strengthen national security, improve operational efficiency and enhance the traveling experience for people entering and leaving the Central African state.

Guinea turns to Gemalto to modernize its national voter register

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) (, the world leader in digital security, has managed a comprehensive modernization of Guinea’s voter register on behalf of CENI, the National Independent Electoral Commission in the country. This included the use of 2,500 units of the Coesys Mobile Enrollment station, a portable biometric citizen registration kit deployed throughout Guinea and reaching even the remotest areas of the country. The aim was to ensure that millions of eligible voters were enrolled accurately and reliably ahead of elections which took place in October.

Security Mentor Recognized as a Visionary in the Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training

Security Mentor, a global leader of innovative security awareness training that drives real behavior change, announced that the company has been recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s 2015 “Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training”. The report evaluated 22 different vendors and placed Security Mentor in the Visionaries quadrant.