PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Secure Technology Alliance will host the second webinar in its series on mobile identity credential use cases. The webinar explores the uses of mobile identity credentials for physical and logical access security, and is targeted at businesses, mobile device, software and application providers, and OEMs of security applications.

The webinar, “Identity on a Mobile Device: Access Control Use Cases,” will be held on July 26, 2018 at 2pm ET/11am PT. Registration is available at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/95281870086281985.

Speakers include: Tom Lockwood, NextgenID, Inc.; Dr. John Fessler, Exponent; Neal Fallon, HID Global; and Randy Vanderhoof, Secure Technology Alliance.

“Mobile identity credentialing can create a more secure and convenient experience for many applications for both consumers and businesses,” said Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Secure Technology Alliance. “There are a number of benefits to enabling and using identity on a mobile device, and the demand for an on-the-go solution to secure access is becoming more apparent. This webinar will help to explore the benefits of using mobile credentials and explain how they can enable stronger authentication and secure authorization when accessing physical facilities, computers, networks and online applications.”

Through this webinar, attendees will hear:

-- An overview of the Secure Technology Alliance mobile identity landscape initiative -- The technologies and approaches for using identity credentials on mobile devices for physical and logical access -- Next steps for leveraging mobile identity credentials

The first webinar in the series presented mobile driver’s licenses and derived PIV credentials and is available at https://www.securetechalliance.org/identity-on-a-mobile-device-webinar/. Additional webinars in the series are expected to be scheduled this summer.

Those interested in learning more about digital identity credentials can attend the Secure Technology Alliance’s Securing Digital Identity 2018, which will be held December 4-5 in Washington, D.C. Speakers at the event will explore, explain, debate and share their knowledge and experiences about digital identities and how they are used for strong authentication and remote authorization purposes. To view the agenda and register, visit http://securingdigitalid.com/.

About the Secure Technology AllianceThe Secure Technology Alliance is the digital security industry’s premier association. The Alliance brings together leading providers and adopters of end-to-end security solutions designed to protect privacy and digital assets in payments, mobile, identity and access, healthcare, transportation and the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) markets.

The Alliance’s mission is to stimulate understanding, adoption and widespread application of connected digital solutions based on secure chip and other technologies and systems needed to protect data, enable secure authentication and facilitate commerce.

The Alliance is driven by its U.S.-focused member companies. They collaborate by sharing expertise and industry best practices through industry and technology councils, focused events, educational resources, industry outreach, advocacy, training and certification programs. Through participation in the breadth of Alliance activities, members strengthen personal and organizational networks and take away the insights to build the business strategies needed to commercialize secure products and services in this dynamic environment.

For more information, please visit www.securetechalliance.org.

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