Achieving Confidence in the Identification of People across Defense Operations

Article on Identity and Operational Risk--Boyd-Nov 2015

The author of this paper, John Boyd,  is a key member of the Sonavation Strategic Advisory Board. Mr. Boyd is a distinguished Naval Officer with 3o years of military experience, and served as Director, Defense Biometrics and Forensics for the United States Department of Defense. Achieving Confidence in the Identification of People across Defense Operations 16 … [Read more…]

Sonavation Interview with Computer America

Sonavation COO, Bob Stewart, dialed in for an interview with Craig and Ben Crossman of Computer America on 10/29/15 to talk Sonavation technology and history. Skip to the 1:06 mark to view and listen in for a Sonavation education.   About Computer America: Carried live for two hours each weeknight, Computer America® is the longest … [Read more…]

The OPM Hack – Now 5.6MM Fingerprint Records Stolen

Five months later, the OPM saga continues. As reported September 23rd by the New York Times, the Office of Personnel Management is now saying that the fingerprints of 5.6 million federal employees were stolen by hackers in a breach uncovered in April of this year. Needless to say, this is much, much worse than the … [Read more…]

Both Michael Hayden And Michael Chertoff Surprise Everyone By Saying FBI Is Wrong To Try To Backdoor Encryption

We applaud former Secretary Chertoff and former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden for strongly expressing their opposition to the FBI’s demands that companies build a duplicate key or back door to encrypted data. Both Michael Hayden And Michael Chertoff Surprise Everyone By Saying FBI Is Wrong To Try To Backdoor Encryption Well, here’s one … [Read more…]

Sonavation Chairman and CEO, Karl Weintz, Delivers Address at 14th CIC in Beijing, China


Sonavation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Karl Weintz announced Sonavation’s ability to capture a fingerprint through protective glass yesterday while delivering an address on “State of the Art Authentication for a Safer Mobile Internet” at the 14th China Internet Conference (CIC) in Beijing, China. The audience of Chinese Government Ministers, renowned Academicians, leading China Internet Entrepreneurs and … [Read more…]

The LastPass Hack and What They’re Doing Right

On June15th LastPass announced that they experienced a data breach, while this sounds bad (and it is), it’s not a reason to panic. In recent memory we have witnessed data breaches that have compromised raw credit card numbers which results in an immediate potential for fraud. This is inevitable when credit card numbers are multi-use … [Read more…]

Breaking Down Biometric Security | TechZone 360

Sonavation COO, Bob Stewart, was featured as a guest columnist on TMCNet’s TechZone 360. In his article he breaks down biometric security and where it is headed. A very interesting read for anyone interested in the FIDO Alliance or the Biometric Security Space. Breaking Down Biometric Security By TechZone360 Special Guest Bob Stewart, COO, Sonavation … [Read more…]

Sonavation Bring Your Children to Work Day

Sonavation supports children’s education in technology, hosting our annual Bring Your Children to Work Day. On May 26th, 2015, Sonavation held it’s annual Bring Your Children to Work Day. The kids got to experience the day-to-day activities that take place at Sonavation HQ and get a look at the great work their Mom or Dad … [Read more…]