RYE BROOK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/13 -- ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) and Deutsche Telecom (OTCQX: DTEGY)
CyberLock and Intellectual Property Protection
CyberLock shared with us these interesting details regarding intellectual property protection.
< < Intellectual property (IP) is a legal concept that refers to creations of the mind for which exclusive rights are recognized(1). In other words, it is an idea, an invention, a piece of art, a product design, a manufacturing process, or some other defined concept that a person or company has created. More often than not, this IP has significant value and needs to be protected and secured.
The physical location of where IP details are stored can vary greatly and often changes over time as concepts evolve. It can start in a notebook kept in a desk drawer. It can migrate to digital form and be stored on a workstation or server. Irrespective of how the intellectual property is stored, having security policies and procedures in place, including effective access control to the intellectual property, is critical.
Historically, no single solution has been available to safeguard such creations until the CyberLock family of mechatronic locks and smart keys came along.
Case in point, Gene Tools, LLC, based in Philomath, Oregon, turned to CyberLock to control access to their research facilities containing valuable intellectual proprietary and confidential information.
Gene Tools is involved in molecular biology and had a variety of security needs including preventing industrial espionage. In response, Gene Tools installed the CyberLock system to restrict and audit access to areas containing their intellectual property. "We need to be able to restrict who has access to each lab so that no one person can access all of the information," said James Summerton, President of Gene Tools. "With CyberLock, I have the ability to track who has accessed each lock so that if a molecule goes awry or if information has been tampered with we can get a report of who had accessed the information and when." > >
(1) Intellectual Property Licensing: Forms and Analysis, by Richard Raysman, Edward A. Pisacreta and Kenneth A. Adler. Law Journal Press, 1998-2008. ISBN 973-58852-086-9
For more information about CyberLock products: http://www.cyberlock.com/cyberlock_products.html.
For the complete interview with Mr. James McGowan, V.P. of Sales and Marketing, Videx: www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_VIDEX.html
For CyberLock News & Events: www.cyberlock.com/news_events.html
For the CyberLock Solutions Center: www.cyberlock.com/solutions_center.html
For more information: http://www.cyberlock.com
HP Enterprise Services
Mr. Scott Gaydos, Chief Technologist, Federal Healthcare, HP Enterprise Services, US Public Sector, told us, "HP provides technology, services, and turnkey solutions to Federal Healthcare entities including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the Military Health System (MHS). Many of these entities, in addition to private health institutions, share an ever-increasing amount of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), which typically includes Personal Health Information (PHI). The secure storage and access of this information is critical in creating a more effective infrastructure designed to enhance patient experiences and outcomes. The efficient management of sensitive information is just one example of improvements being made to better serve citizens and to support overall improvements to the U.S. populations' health.
Each federal healthcare entity currently maintains its own information repositories which continue to grow both from internally-generated data, as well as the data injected from collaborative information sharing. In some cases, HP technologies and services power the data centers and environments in which this data resides. In this scenario, HP helps to transform the technology infrastructure responsible for storing, managing, and processing data. In other cases, HP technologists provide services and solutions centered on building custom data analytic software to help public sector healthcare clients efficiently organize and utilize mass amounts of data for more informed clinical, administrative, and population healthcare decisions. However, in all cases, HP brings a wealth of healthcare industry knowledge, specifically to include, the effective use of IT in payer, provider, and public health settings.
Finally, HP also specifically focuses on some of the unique challenges facing the federal healthcare community through analytic research and development. For example, in the HP Advanced Federal Healthcare Innovation Lab (AFHIL), we are exploring technology solutions that enable entities such as the FDA to leverage the sea of data generated from the social media universe in order to better predict and act upon food recalls. Analyzing what people are talking about publically across social media outlets concerning health, the food they consume, and even where they're located, can potentially lead to more effective communications when recalls are necessary for public safety." For the complete interview with Scott Gaydos, please click here (http://www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_HP_Gaydos.html).
For more information: Cybersecurity for U.S. Public Sector (http://www8.hp.com/us/en/industries/public-sector.html?compURI=1087497#.UVx9sJMZauI)
Download HP's "white paper" here (http://www.securitystockwatch.com/forms/form_HP.php).
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) a leader in cloud identity management, and valued partner Emida, a leader in the global prepayment and value transfer market, entered into an agreement whereby ImageWare Systems will provide Emida its patented CloudID software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, which will enable a fully-validated, feature-rich security solution that will run on top of Fujitsu's Global Cloud Platform (FGCP). Smartphone users, service providers and merchants will have unprecedented identity and value exchange protection for financial transactions.
"According to the Digital Journal, identity is stolen every three seconds in the United States and businesses alone lost $21 billion in 2012," said Jim Miller, chairman and CEO of ImageWare Systems. "Password protection can no longer protect us from identity theft, which is a major issue in mobile security. We are extremely pleased to partner with Emida Technologies and Fujitsu to offer one of, if not the first, services to deliver smartphone user identity, value transfer and purchase protection for service providers, merchants and consumers."
"Emida endeavors to consistently bring to market new and better value transfer products and services that benefit our customers around the world," said Shane Belovsky, CEO of Emida. "We work with best-in-class partners like ImageWare who soundly develop thought-leading patented technologies. We are confident that ImageWare's security management products, coupled with Emida's trusted innovations, will help to revolutionize the prepaid landscape." 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:
IWS CloudID: http://iwsinc.com/products/next-generation-iws-cloudid-product-suite/
ImageWare Systems Solutions: http://www.iwsinc.com/markets/overview
ImageWare Systems Products: http://www.iwsinc.com/products/overview2
For ImageWare Systems Investors: http://www.iwsinc.com/about-iws/investors/overview1
For more information: www.iwsinc.com (OTCQB: IWSY)
Mr. Ryan Skipp, T-Systems International GMBH, Portfolio & Solution Design - IT, Applications & Portfolio Architecture, told us, "T-Systems as an Outsourcing & Service Provider has to provide base infrastructure services which meet the cost and quality expectations that a company transitioning to outsourced services would expect -- better than they as an end-user could produce, with better quality, and lower cost! In order to achieve that, T-Systems was one of the first Outsourcers to produce a "Cloud" platform, based on highly shared leveraged infrastructure, and with a number of pre-defined applications on top of that. Today we have enhanced that infrastructure, and wrapped the Cloud functionality into it, all the way up to self-service (to application level) for our Private Cloud clients. For the complete interview with Ryan Skipp, please click here (http://www.securitystockwatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_Tsystems_.html).
For more information: www.t-systems.com, OTC symbol of parent company, Deutsche Telecom, (OTCQX: DTEGY).
Biometric Associates, LP (BALP), recently announced the public launch of the baiBrowser app. The baiBrowser app allows people to use their iPhones and iPads, along with their CAC, PIV, PIV-I or CIV smart card, to access secure web sites and portals that require smart card authentication. The iOS version of the app is available as a free download from the iTunes App Store. The Android version is currently being tested by select US Government users and will be available in the Google Play Store in Q2. Those links and other information is available at www.baiBrowser.com
"Many government web sites and information portals, particularly those in the Department of Defense, require smart card authentication" said BALP President Scott T. Johnson. "Our baiBrowser has been successfully tested with the Army and Navy AKO sites, the Air Force portals, the DFAS myPay site, and most of the Defense OWA sites. Based on the positive feedback from of our beta testers, we are pleased to offer this capability to everyone."
The baiBrowser app supports both the baiMobile® 3000MP Bluetooth Smart Card Reader and the soon to be released baiMobile® 301MP attached smart card reader. The reader's serial number is required to register the app. The baiBrowser app was developed in cooperation with i-DENTITY, a designer and manufacturer of a wide range of Smart Card Identification Products and components, which include Strong Authentication Mobile applications.
Biometric Associates, LP is a limited partnership with offices in Maine and the Washington, DC area. Products include Bluetooth Smart Card Readers and the blueARMOR 100 Secure Bluetooth Headset. The company is a unique developer, manufacturer, and integrator of authentication and identity systems that have been specifically designed to provide a high level of security and privacy protection. BALP specializes in communications protocols, hardware design, smart cards and related cryptography, PKI and RFID implementations that can be integrated into logical and physical access control devices and applications. For additional information, go to www.biometricassociates.com or call (410) 252-7210.
PSA Security Network
Mr. Bill Bozeman, CPP
President and CEO
Security Specialists with Dan Budinoff
Bill Bozeman recently sat down with Dan Budinoff, President of Security Specialist to gain some knowledge about his company, as well as what they can offer their customers.
Bill Bozeman: Can you share some of your top-tier clients with us?
Dan Budinoff: PepsiCo is our largest customer. We work with them as a national account so anything that's new Pepsi Corporate we take care of that for them. We are currently doing an office for them in Nashville and we just finished a couple out in California. Our market really covers the fortune 500 group type of customer, a lot of education verticals, a lot of school work, that's where we really found a great niche so that's where we've stayed and that's where we've built a really good reputation.
For the complete interview, please click here http://bcove.me/kt515by2
Life Safety with Bob Vezina
Bill Bozeman recently sat down with Bob Vezina, President of Life Safety, to gain some knowledge about his company as well as what they can offer their customers.
Bill Bozeman: You recently won an award from Office Max. Tell us a little about that
Bob Vezina: We're proud of that, we were picked as Vendor of the Year and it was picked over all the service providers to Office Max throughout their chain. We do their fire alarm service. They choose us because we deliver on what we say and we care about them, we go the extra mile. At the beginning of their fiscal year they came to us and said we were charging too much money so they wanted us to lower our price, and we came back and said we're not charging too much and we'll come up with programs to guarantee you more savings than you're asking us for. We exceeded that percentage decrease with new systems and still provided the excellent service they needed. The other thing that really impressed them is we had a problem in Texas that needed extra attention; our operations manager flew in from Phoenix to personally take care of the issue.
For the complete interview, please click here http://bcove.me/vwkj86p8
Security Industry Association
Save the Date for SNG (Securing New Ground)
On November 5 & 6 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City, security industry leaders will convene for THE must-go-to-event of the year. Only at SNG do you have access to information not available anywhere and unparalleled networking opportunities that give you a competitive edge over the competition.
Quality Content at SIA Education@ISC East 2013
Be an influencer and educator of the physical security industry that provides straight-forward, relevant content to consumers by submitting a proposal for consideration at ISC East, to be held November 20-21, 2013 in NYC.
Call for Submissions for ISC West 2014
The SIA Education@ISC team is seeking quality session proposals for ISC West 2014 to be held April 1 - 3, 2014, at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas.
SIA Released Cloud & Mobility White Paper
The Security Industry Association (SIA) Standards Committee announced the first deliverable of the recently formed Cloud & Mobility Working Group: an industry white paper that explores the impact of the cloud on physical security.
SMART CARD ALLIANCE
12th Annual Government Conference
October 15-16, 2013 -- Washington Convention Center -- Washington, DC
The 12th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference will survey opportunities and challenges for government issuers, accreditation and testing authorities, procurement programs, and the industry to meet the government's market demands. The leading annual event for ID security returns to the Washington Convention Center with comprehensive coverage of efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs, including Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials, developments in National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), trusted ID on the Internet and on mobile devices, developments in state and local ID, and evolving global standards.
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