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Podcast: Fujitsu PalmSecure provides highly-secure biometric Windows sign-on and access control

Bill Detwiler speaks with Fujitsu's Dan Miller about the company's PalmSecure biometric technology. Miller explains how the technology works, the advantages it offers over fingerprint scanners, environments in which devices make sense, and the company's new LOGONDIRECTOR single sign-on integration software.

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Biometric security measures have long been used to control physical access to high-security resources. And in the past few years, they've made their way into the mainstream computer market--most commonly in the form of fingerprint scanners. But is there's a new technology on the market that offers some significant advantages over traditional fingerprint scanners--Fujitsu's Palm Vein Authentication technology or PalmSecure.

In this podcast, I speak with Dan Miller, Development Manager for PalmSecure, about the how the technology works, the advantages it offers over fingerprint scanners, environments in which PalmSecure devices make sense, and the company's new LOGONDIRECTOR single sign-on integration software. Using LOGONDIRECTOR and a PalmSecure mouse, IT organizations can better control access to sensitive information and resources.

To see Fujitsu's PalmSecure technology in action, check out the following videos:

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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As security devices are brought onto the IP network, many IT departments are finding they must manage physical, as well as network, security. Does your IT department manage physical access control systems in your organization? Take this quick poll and let us know. Poll: http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=440

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