Unisys Secures Biometric Identity Management on Cloud with New Versions of Stealth(identity)™ Software

Unisys | July 21, 2020

Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the availability of Unisys Stealth(identity)™ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) 2.0 and Stealth(identity) 2.7, the latest versions of the company's biometric identity management software. Stealth(identity) is highly scalable and brings flexible biometric authentication and strong security to enterprises of any size, while the SaaS offering means protection capabilities are available either on premises or in the cloud. Stealth(identity) strengthens defense against identity fraud by establishing trusted and irrefutable identities of individuals across multiple physical and digital channels. It also provides comprehensive control of biometric management processes and the flexibility to adapt to and leverage advancements in technology to consistently stay ahead of cyber criminals. Identity theft has proven to be particularly problematic during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, more than 124,000 complaints regarding fraud schemes related to COVID-19 have already been filed from consumers, with nearly half (48%) saying they lost money in a scam. And according to the 2020 Unisys Security Index™, the longest-running snapshot of consumer security concerns conducted globally, identity theft ranks as the top area of concern for consumers both globally and in the U.S.

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It's an election year, and the political theater is in full swing. As the Republican National Convention wraps up this week and the Democratic National Convention waits around the corner, there's one issue that seems to be missing from the political conversation again: cybersecurity. You won't hear many candidates discussing cybersecurity matters on the campaign trail, but that's not to say that their parties - and U.S. voters - haven't already been impacted by cyber attacks and data loss. Check out our latest infographic below for a short history of some of the major political security incidents in recent years.

Spotlight

It's an election year, and the political theater is in full swing. As the Republican National Convention wraps up this week and the Democratic National Convention waits around the corner, there's one issue that seems to be missing from the political conversation again: cybersecurity. You won't hear many candidates discussing cybersecurity matters on the campaign trail, but that's not to say that their parties - and U.S. voters - haven't already been impacted by cyber attacks and data loss. Check out our latest infographic below for a short history of some of the major political security incidents in recent years.

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