Identity Verification Newsletter — August 2022
August 2, 2022
There are about 50 to 70 million secure smart cards in the U.S., though they are nothing more than a piece of plastic without a reader. With the large (and growing) mobile workforce, employees need to access systems and networks from home. But what happens when they turn to the internet to find a low-cost smart card reader on their own?
Are Your Smart Card Readers Bundled with Malware?
Millions of contractors and government employees in the U.S. use secure smart ID cards to physically access controlled spaces while logically accessing systems and data. Most of them are not offered a government-issued smart card reader device for home or mobile use. That means they often turn to ordering low-cost readers over the internet. What could possibly go wrong?
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Mandated, Critical Security: Authentication in Law Enforcement
To combat cybercrime, law enforcement agencies need timely, secure access to the systems that provide information from anywhere at any time. That’s why the FBI introduced the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) mandate to integrate presidential and FBI directives, federal laws, and the criminal justice community’s decisions. How exactly is multi-factor authentication (MFA) the answer to CJIS?
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MFA and Mobile Workforce
We’re inviting you to be a fly on the wall in a conversation between Eric Gregg, Director of Sales at Tx Systems Inc., and Louis Modell, VP OEM Channel Americas at Identiv. Tune into their conversation as they provide valuable education on what MFA is, why it is more important than ever, and how it can be easily deployed to ensure cybersecurity for today’s growing mobile workforce.
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