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Long Island U. uses BIO-key’s PortalGuard IAM platform

Long Island University is extending its use of BIO-key's PortalGuard IAM platform to protect its enterprise applications and data. The new agreement extends an existing customer relationship that BIO-key has maintained with LIU since 2015.

U. of Washington implements two-factor authentication

The University of Washington is preparing to implement mandatory two-factor authentication for access to campus platforms. The university is encouraging students to begin using 2FA through Duo now ahead of required campus wide use this November across all UW campuses.

3 big advantages of hosted and cloud computing for campus IDs

TouchNet's Ryan Audus discusses some of the advantages of hosted solutions and off-premise servers. Audus breaks down the important considerations across cost savings, efficiency, and security.

Australian National University to swap passwords for biometrics

The Australian National University will move away from passwords and usernames when accessing campus systems, and will instead turn to biometrics for secure logins. The new biometric token system will be used by all of the university's students and staff.

Transact completes annual PCI compliance assessment

Transact, credential and payment solutions provide for higher education campuses, has completed the annual SOC 2 Type 2 examination, PCI DSS assessment, and penetration tests.

Illinois North Central College adds BIO-key’s PortalGuard platform

Illinois North Central College has implemented secure multi-factor authentication and single sign-on to its campus-wide applications, including Microsoft Office 365, Blackboard, and Ellucian Colleague. The college has turned to BIO-key International and its PortalGuard Identity-as-a-Solution platform.

U. of Denver chooses BIO-key for identity and access management

The University of Denver is implementing a new identity and access management (IAM) system for student and faculty access to university portals and applications. Denver has chosen BIO-key International's PortalGuard IAM platform, featuring Identity-Bound Biometrics (IBB) technology.

Isolated data breaches leave student, university files vulnerable

A series of unrelated data breaches and cyberattacks have cropped up at universities across the country in recent weeks. University databases are always a prime target for hackers and would-be fraudsters, and a few recent incidents are serving as a reminder of the value that university databases hold. Here's a brief rundown of a few cyberattacks that have taken place at the University of Colorado, Brown University and the University of Maryland.

Transact reveals its Distinction Award winners

Integrated campus payment, ID and commerce solutions provider, Transact, has revealed the winners of its Transact 360 Distinction Awards. Announced live during a virtual Transact 360 Annual Users Conference, the annual awards honor those institutions that display a passion for leveraging technology to improve the campus and student experiences.

Oregon students to use two-factor authentication when accessing university accounts

The University of Oregon is extending the use of the two-factor login platform, Duo, to secure their Duck ID student accounts. Duo has previously been required for all UO faculty, staff and graduate employees, but this latest expansion now requires all students to leverage the service as well.
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