Archive for ID Cards

29 May 2013

Children’s Hospital Tightens Security With Photo-ID Visitor Passes

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Philadephia.cbslocal.com reports that the Children’s Hospital of Philidelphia is adding a new policy to tighten up security. “No on incident caused this” says a hospital spokesperson. This seems to be a trend among children’s hospitals now. Prepare to bring your ID to the hospital. They will use your photo ID to place your photo on [...]

14 May 2013

Student IDs replace paper tickets for campus events

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CR80.com reports that at some colleges, a student now can use his or her student ID card to attend a campus event, rather than by purchasing a ticket. A number of different systems are in use, including the “first come first served” format to lottery systems. The purpose of this is to make attending events [...]

13 May 2013

Boston bombing aftermath: Why do we need a national biometric ID card?

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I wanted to share this information from communities.washtingontimes.com. After the Boston bombing massacre citizens of the United States are becoming increasingly wary of immigrants. One option to help people feel more at ease is something called a biometric identity card. It would hold information about an individual and would be stored on a social security [...]

13 May 2013

One student ID to rule them all?

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From theconversation.com – The Australian government is hoping to create a student identity card for all Vocational Education and Training students, but the path is a rocky one given Australia’s history. Twenty years ago Australia tried to establish a universal identity card, but it failed to come to fruition. Now Australia is working on a [...]

13 May 2013

Man Accused of Trying to Persuade DDS Employee to Issue Fake ID

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Just read on norcross.patch.com. A Nigerian man walked into the Georgia Department of Driver Services and tried to convince an employee at the counter to issue him a license without displaying any of the necessary paperwork. The employee immediately notified DDS fraud investigators and the man Osamuyimen Ediagbonya, 32, was subsequently arrested on April 17. [...]

07 May 2013

Inslee might allow CIA to get fake Wash. ID cards

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thenewstribune.com posted an interesting article. Wasthington state governor Jay Inslee may allow CIA and law enforcement professionals the opportunity to obtain fake state licenses for crime prevention activities based on his translation of a proposed law. The main questions concerns the CIA’s ability to obtain fake licenses because they are not considered part of the [...]

07 May 2013

HID’s Hebert evaluates ‘move to mobile’

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This article, from securitydirector.com describes the security industries concern’s with technology going in a mobile direction. One of the main reasons is becuase many securit professionals do not have the ability to maintain technology because of the cost. However, policy and decision making are also becoming a part of the process and best practices are [...]

07 May 2013

Bar owners scramble to keep up with fake ID technology

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JSonline.com. reports that it is becoming more and more difficult for today’s bar owners to keep up with the latest technology being used to help kids acquire fake identification. There are many websites out there where kids can spend anywhere from one hundred to one hundred and fifty dollars on a legitimate looking I.D. Many [...]

06 May 2013

National ID: far-reaching federal interference

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Hillsdalecollegian. com reposts that  if you are following the national ID debate you are probably familiar with both the potential and possible dangers of theproposed introduction of a new national ID. Aaron Sandford thinks that a new government ID program would  be dangerously far-reaching. Every worker in the country would need to have a card. [...]

06 May 2013

HID Global expands government solutions portfolio

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Securityinfowatch.com has published an interesting article. HID Global announced that it expanded its portfolio for government solutions when ti comes to full Personal Identity Verification (PIV) and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) functionality. Their new software solutions allow customers to harvest cardholder data and enroll the information into a variety of physical access control systems. Read [...]