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ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY); StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SFOR)
AMAG recently announced...
AMAG Technology's Bob Sawyer advances to Chairman of the Board and Matt Barnette promoted to President
In a planned transition effective July 1, 2014, AMAG Technology, Inc. announced that Bob Sawyer, AMAG's President and CEO, will become Chairman of AMAG's Board of Directors, relinquishing day to day executive management of the Company to Matt Barnette, currently AMAG's Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Matt Barnette will be promoted to President and will report to G4S Technology CEO, Keith Whitelock.
"Bob Sawyer recently celebrated 40 years of service with AMAG Technology and has been President and CEO for the last 19 years. During his tenure, AMAG's revenue growth, market position and expansion has positioned the company as a recognized market leader. His guidance, leadership and commitment to exceptional customer service have been instrumental in AMAG's success," said Keith Whitelock.
"Matt Barnette has a deep knowledge of all major aspects of the security products industry coupled with over 20 years of experience building and leading teams," said Bob Sawyer. "Over the last 10 years, Matt has done an exceptional job leading the Sales and Marketing teams, while working closely with AMAG's senior leadership to support the growth of the company's global organization. His contributions, experience and integrity make him the ideal candidate to succeed me as President of AMAG Technology."
Prior to AMAG, Mr. Barnette planned and executed sales and marketing initiatives for multiple national account organizations. At Andover Controls and its Integral Technologies Division he served as Eastern Regional Sales Manager and Senior National Accounts Manager, respectively. Since joining AMAG in 2004, Mr. Barnette has served AMAG as a Senior Business Development Manager, Vice President of Sales and Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. "Thanks to Bob's leadership, AMAG is positioned well for accelerated growth," said Mr. Barnette. "I plan to ensure that AMAG leads the way in both security technology and outstanding service delivery, supported by a company of talented and dedicated personnel. I am fortunate to be surrounded by a team of gifted employees who are committed to providing exceptional customer service to our partners and customers."
For the complete interview with Jody Ross, AMAG Vice President of Business Development: http://www.securitysolutionswatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_AMAG_JodyRoss.html
For more information www.AMAG.com and please see the following links:
About AMAG: http://www.amag.com/About-AMAG-Technology.aspx
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AMAG Solutions: http://www.amag.com/solutions.aspx
AMAG Services & Support: http://www.amag.com/Support.aspx
AMAG Partners: http://www.amag.com/area-of-interest.aspx
AMAG Case Studies: http://www.amag.com/Case-Studies.aspx
AMAG Resources: http://www.amag.com/library.aspx
AMAG News: http://www.amag.com/library/News.aspx
HP Enterprise Services
Mr. George Romas, Technical Director, Cybersecurity Solutions Group, HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector, told us, "IoT will create completely new industries that form around smart devices. We already see the beginnings of that today, where smoke detectors, thermostats, audio/video equipment, watches, smart phones, vehicles and more are becoming sensor-rich and network-enabled. Everyday devices in your home or office will collaborate to form new capabilities. An example of this scenario can be demonstrated through home security. Using IoT, your home would know that your house is vacant by polling the motion detectors embedded in its Nest Protect smoke detectors and thermostat, and correlating that information with the family schedule (work and school). When the back door opens without the proper key code or ping from an authenticated smart phone and motion is detected, your home sounds a piercing alarm over the whole-house audio speaker system. In turn, it also sends an alert with streaming video to the police, sends warning texts to all family members, and disrupts other communications from within the house. "
For the complete interview with George Romas: http://www.securitysolutionswatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_HP_Romas2.html
For more information on these topics:
HP blog post, "The Internet of (Secure) Things - Embedding Security in the IoT."
HAVEn and Autonomy - designed to help enterprises leverage all your relevant Big Data, to make more informed decisions.
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, was selected to implement a multi-modal biometric driver license system for the State of Baja California, Mexico.
The contract was awarded by the Funciones Ocupacionales Insha, S.A. de C.V., the prime contractor on the project. For ImageWare, the contract is valued at more than $1.0 million and its software will help generate more than one million licenses over the next three years. ImageWare will receive one time license fees for its software upon delivery and ongoing payments for its professional services and maintenance as delivered.
ImageWare will help to deploy the system at governmental offices in the largest cities in the state, including Tijuana, Mexicali, Tecate and Rosarito, as well as implement mobile stations through the state. The project will begin in the third quarter of 2014.
"As security needs become more complex and demanding, our customers increasingly appreciate the unique power and flexibility of our patented cloud-based, multi-modal biometric solutions," said Jim Miller, ImageWare's chairman and CEO. "Our proven track record of providing state-of-the-art biometric solutions for government agencies was a key factor in winning this award."
The multi-modal biometric driver license system will be based on ImageWare's CloudID™ modular software platform that supports the rapid development and deployment of highly secure, yet flexible identity management solutions for the creation of credentials, including IDs, passports, driver's licenses, smart cards and access control credentials. IWS CloudID is designed to deliver a "future proof" identity management solution, allowing unlimited population sizes and stations, as well as adding additional biometric modalities and incorporating new biometric devices.
The company's IWS QuickApps™ will provide the user interfaces to register applicants, validate identities and print and encode cards. Both IWS CloudID and IWS QuickApps are driven by ImageWare's patented, multi-modal Biometric Engine® 2.0, and the system can be integrated with the government's existing biometric identification and verifications processes. Security for the system will be managed by ImageWare's Desktop Security System, with the use of multifactor authentication, data encryption and a secured log of all actions by the user.
About ImageWare Systems, Inc.
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) is a leading developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions, providing biometric, secure credential and law enforcement technologies. Scalable for worldwide deployment, ImageWare's biometric product line includes a multi-biometric engine that is hardware and algorithm independent, enabling the enrollment and management of unlimited population sizes. ImageWare's identification products are used to manage and issue secure credentials, including national IDs, passports, driver's licenses, smart cards and access control credentials. ImageWare's digital booking products provide law enforcement with integrated mug shot, fingerprint livescan and investigative capabilities. ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with offices in Portland, OR, Washington, D.C., and Ottawa, Ontario. For more information on ImageWare Systems, Inc., please visit www.iwsinc.com
For the complete Press Release: http://iwsinc.com/iwsy-awarded-1m-multi-modal-biometric-contract/
For the complete interview with Jim Miller, ImageWare Systems, Chairman and CEO, please click here (http://www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_ImageWare.html)
For more information:ImageWare Systems Solutions: http://iwsinc.com/solutions/
ImageWare Systems Products: http://iwsinc.com/products/
ImageWare Systems Investors: http://iwsinc.com/about-iws/investors/
For more information: www.iwsinc.com
March Networks recently announced...
March Networks®, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to introduce its new 6700 Series Hybrid Network Video Recorders (NVRs) and the Edge 4e Encoder. The high-performance products support a cost-effective transition to high-definition (HD) IP video and advanced business intelligence applications, while providing unparalleled reliability and browser-based video management. In addition, the 6700 Series recording platform incorporates privacy masking and other privacy protection features to meet varying video surveillance guidelines across Europe.
"These latest additions to our portfolio make it easier for customers to deploy advanced IP video solutions sooner and more affordably," said Net Payne, Chief Marketing Officer, March Networks. "They support capabilities that deliver practical business benefits to an organization, and incorporate industry-first features that save customers and channel partners service costs in the field."
6700 Series Hybrid NVRInitially available in 16 and 8-channel models, the 6700 Series recording platform provides exceptional hybrid flexibility, supporting any combination of analog and IP cameras up to a maximum of 16 IP cameras. Its optimized H.264 video compression ensures detailed, HD video and sharp analog image capture without increasing storage requirements.
Designed with channel partners in mind, each 6700 Series Hybrid NVR comes with a unique QR code on the front panel. Technicians working at a customer site can scan the code using March Networks' free GURU smartphone application to access a wide range of product information and utilities, such as on-the-spot troubleshooting, warranty status and express return material authorizations. The industry-first application is compatible with iOS and Android devices and can significantly reduce the time and effort required to service systems in the field. In addition, the rack-mounted 6716 R Hybrid NVR includes March Networks' innovative docking-station design, which further streamlines maintenance by allowing camera cables to remain in place when servicing is needed.
The 6700 Series recorders are fully managed with the March Networks Command® video management system (VMS) and its powerful, browser-based client -- one of the only thin software clients able to support complete system configuration and administration in addition to live and archived video access. Other system features available with the 6700 solution include interactive mapping, smart card and USB token authentication, and the ability to set user permissions down to the camera level and hourly timeframe.
Edge 4e EncoderAlso new to the March Networks portfolio is the new Edge 4e Encoder. The four-channel encoder enables organizations to seamlessly convert video from existing analog cameras into digital video running on an IP video network. The high-performance device works in concert with Command VMS installed on March Networks hybrid NVRs or industry-standard servers. It offers full frame rate resolution (25 fps PAL / 30 fps NTSC), H.264 and M-JPEG compression streams for bandwidth efficiency, and can stream all four channels in parallel to an optional internal SDHC card for enhanced redundancy.
As an added cost-efficiency, the Edge 4e Encoder requires just one license for all four video channels -- making it a compelling and affordable option for IP video migration in many enterprise environments.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SFOR), a company that specializes in cyber-security solutions for the prevention of identity theft and data breaches, announced today that Logical Source, Inc. has signed on to distribute its products.
"We are very pleased that Logical Source has signed on to distribute our products," says Mark L. Kay, CEO of StrikeForce. "Logical Source is a leading provider of health information services to small to mid-size businesses, public and private institutions, and Fortune 500 corporations for over 20 years. Logical Source also benefits from its partnerships with leading professional associations that set the standards for the industry, such as the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the American Records Management Association (ARMA), and the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM)."
"Health care organizations are besieged by cyber-attacks," says Jon Demarest, CEO of Logical Source. "In light of all the new HIPAA regulations, I believe that our healthcare clients will want to protect patient information by deploying StrikeForce's GuardedID® and MobileTrust® keystroke encryption applications."
"It's apparent that these data breaches are occurring because of the over-reliance on anti-virus programs, which no longer protect anyone," says Demarest. "Already, a few of our hospital clients are looking to deploy GuardedID for critically-needed security to help prevent data breaches. Some of our clients in other markets are also interested in StrikeForce's ProtectID® Out-of-Band Authentication to prevent hacking, and MobileTrust and GuardedID Mobile SDK products to prevent data leakage."
Logical Source will offer StrikeForce products and services to their healthcare clients in order to help prevent medical identity and records fraud. For example, "A typical medical record will sell for about $50 per record. Compare that to a Social Security number, which sells for about $25....one third of medical identity fraud victims had to pay for a procedure they never had. The average cost for this group of people was $18,000." ("Hackers Are Profiting from Your Medical Records," www.nbcconnecticut.com, May 6, 2014).
Program highlights include:
250 education sessions spanning all security disciplines and industry sectors Security products and services from 600+ leading solutions providers Unmatched peer-to-peer networking opportunities Colocated event: (ISC)² Security Congress. *****
LinuxCon Europehttp://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europeCongress Centre Düsseldorf
October 13 - 15, 2014
LinuxCon Europe is the conference for all matters Linux, bringing together developers, sysadmins and architects to learn and collaborate on the latest technical issues facing the Linux and IT operations ecosystems. Launched in 2009, LinuxCon has quickly become known for offering top speaking talent, a cross-section of the leading players in the Linux community, innovative and timely content, a wide variety of opportunities for attendee collaboration and a place for smaller groups to co-locate for topic-specific mini-summits and workgroups.
US/Canada Border Conference
Cobo Center, Detroit, MI
September 16-17, 2014www.Beyond-Border.com
Beyond the Border 2.0
The US/Canada Border Conference will bring together local, state, provincial and federal agencies, as well as business organizations, in a central location convenient to both nations, to advance the "Beyond the Border" Action Plan between the United States and Canada.
Government and industry leaders share their knowledge and thoughts at a conference designed to enlighten, inform and educate the audience on the complex challenges outlined in the bi-lateral plan. The program advances the mission by providing a forum that helps foster collaboration while gaining a better understanding of the political, infrastructure and technological needs in the combat against current and future security threats, while improving the efficient flow of legal cross-border activity.
Sponsors will attend all keynotes, panel sessions and food functions and have the unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with border security leadership from both the US and Canada.
Contact: John Moriarty, jmoriarty@EagleEyeExpos.com, 203-822-7953
WORLD SMART WEEK
Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum
Advances in Securing Embedded, Mobile & Cloud Services and Ecosystems
Conference Sept. 23-25 & Exhibition Sept. 22-24, 2014 - Marseille Provence, France
Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum provides an independent collaboration and information-sharing platform dedicated to advance end-to-end digital security. Created from the former e-Smart and Smart Mobility conferences, its wide-ranging technical conference covers four key themes: embedded security, security & mobility, M2M & IoT security and secure cloud applications. The full digital security value chain will attend, with 300 expected attendees from Academia and Industry. Part of World Smart Week (1700 participants), the Forum offers great networking and forward-thinking opportunities with the attendees of the three co-located conferences dedicated to contactless/mobile, e-ID and M2M services and also includes a 50-booth exhibition. Visit us online at www.chip-to-cloud.com
M2M Innovation World Congress
Smart Services for Vertical Markets
Conference & Exhibition Sept. 22-24, 2014 - Marseille Provence, France
M2M Innovation World Congress invites all the M2M stakeholders to shift from a technology-driven to a business- and user-centric approach. Focused on emerging business models, technologies and best practices, this conference & exhibition gives its participants new inspirations to innovate and setup business while meeting prominent figures both from M2M industry and verticals. The conference will explore in particular M2M innovations in Smart Grids, Smart Cities, Retail and Consumer Electronics. Held in conjunction with the three other smart devices-related conferences and 50-booth exhibition forming World Smart Week, the Congress provides its 300 attendees rich opportunities to network, share knowledge and develop business with 1700 participants overall. Visit us online: www.m2minnovationworldcongress.com
NFC World Congress
Mobile Proximity: Innovation, Services & Business
Conference & Exhibition September 22-24, 2014 - Marseille Provence, France
Now in its 4th edition, NFC World Congress explores the emerging ways to interact with the digital world through NFC and related mobile proximity technologies.
From start-ups to leading IT/mobile players and implementers from verticals, its conference gathers 600 participants from 60 countries eager to advance mobile proximity business in all its applications. Within World Smart Week, the Congress benefits from synergies of contents with three co-located conferences and a 50-booth joint exhibition. 1700 participants overall will converge at this global meeting of contactless/mobile, e-ID, M2M and digital security industries. Visit the Congress online: http://www.nfcworldcongress.com
World e-ID Congress
Identity services for Government, Mobility & Enterprise
Conference Sept. 23-25 & Exhibition Sept. 22-24, 2014 - Marseille Provence, France
Since 2004 World e-ID gathers e-ID programs managers, government officials and technology experts around world's most inspiring large scale rollouts and latest innovations. Over 400 delegates from 60 countries are expected in 2014. Among the conference highlights: mobile ID advances, emerging countries and EU projects' latest results, cyber-security policies, e-ID for banking. Its 50-booth exhibition, featuring e-ID solutions leaders, will add knowledge sharing and networking opportunities with the mobile/contactless, M2M and digital security professionals attending World Smart Week (1700 participants overall). Visit the Congress online: http://worlde-idcongress.com
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