• Shawn Campbell, Director of Product Management, SafeNet Assured Technologies
    CxO Perspective,  Cyber Security

    Bringing Biometrics to the Tactical Edge of Security – and Beyond

    As security concerns mount domestically and abroad, databases are becoming a potent tactical tool, and a growing number of companies are arming the frontline with biometric tools to help identify threats and persons of interest. Down the road, these biometric tools may not only be useful at the tactical edge of national security, but may also have a home as a complement to conventional IT security as well. One of the biggest pushes to advance biometric information in security came in 2015, when the FBI modernized a 15-year-old fingerprint system with the Next Generation Identification (NGI) System. This improved biometrics system cost over $1.1 billion, effectively replacing the 1990s vintage…