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Biometrics: the game changer in access control

Biometrics is enabling a future in which authentication and access control is seamless, reliable and risk-free By Marius Coetzee, CEO of South African Identity management experts Ideco The principle of using technology for access control is not new – from

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POPIA and electronic visitor identity management in SA

Identity management expert Ideco has announced a significant upgrade to its cloud and mobile-enabled Electronic Visitor Identity Management (EVIM) solution, which makes next-generation visitor management and compliance available to even the smallest sites. Ideco, long the pioneer for advanced access

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Do villains care about biometrics?

Inadequate biometrics systems could be creating a false sense of security in banks, security estates and office blocks, and in effect rolling out a red carpet to criminals. By Marius Coetzee, Managing Director of leading identity fraud solutions provider Ideco

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Identity ecosystem must learn from banks’ example

There are clear parallels between the development of financial services and identity verification ecosystems, but the identity ecosystem has to take urgent steps to catch up with the banking ecosystem. By Marius Coetzee, Managing Director of leading identity fraud solutions

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The greatest asset every person has is his or her identity

Who you are, where you come from, what work you do and where you live are some of the most common questions being asked when meeting a stranger for the first time. And based on these few questions one will

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New head for Technology Innovation Expert Group

Ideco Biometric Security Solutions director Francois Vermeulen has been appointed as the new head of the Technology Innovation Expert Group (TIEG) for the Biometric Institute. The Group focuses on the provision of accurate and unbiased technical information, training and education

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Ideco strengthens security with two factor authentication

To keep abreast of latest technologies and the ever-evolving security environment, local biometrics solutions provider Ideco has announced enhanced features to its Electronic Visitor Identity Management (EVIM) solution. The company has introduced OTP verification to protect the portal against unauthorised

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