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Schools Can Step up Their Security Game With More Secure ID Cards

By Heather Morris

July 14, 2016

As hubs of research, academia and culture, colleges have been targets of hackers on more than one occasion in the past few years. In 2014, one university reported a data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of hundreds of thousands of students and staff, dating back to 1998. This information was also tied to the […]

High Security ID Documents – Using the QSDC Framework

By Nick Nugent

September 3, 2014

For anyone involved in the production of a high security identification document — whether a driver’s license, national ID, passport or other — the risk of the program is a constant concern. Will the document look good and hold up after years of use? How do we make it affordable? Can we make the document […]

Reducing Complexity and Strengthening Trust in a Highly Connected World

By Melissa Prosen

May 20, 2014

The market demand for connectivity is growing tremendously.  From 2011-2016, combined demand for citizen, consumer, and employee secure identification needs are expected to grow 18% annually – which means that we will continue to evolve into an even more highly-connected and complex world. By 2017: 30B devices are expected to be Internet connected, including over […]

The Heartbleed Bug

By Kristin Eckmann

April 11, 2014

Earlier this week, on April 7th, 2014, news broke that a threat named the Heartbleed bug was discovered by researchers at Codenomicon and Google. The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability that attacks the heartbeat extension implemented in OpenSSL. This weakness allows the ability to steal information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to […]