How Can Biometrics Enhance the Transportation and Cargo Security?

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Cargo security issues – a growing problem $30 billion worth of cargo lost each year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation; deceptive pickups – in which a thief poses as a legal driver and hauls a load away – spiked 763% from 2009 to 2012, according to FreightWatch International. Richard Murphy, president of Murphy…

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Biometric Systems Fulfill the Security Demand of Law Enforcement

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For over a century, biometric systems have assisted law enforcement efforts. During the early twentieth century, law enforcement agencies gradually replaced Bertillon’s anthropometry system with fingerprint identification. By the mid-twentieth century, police used fingerprints to link arrestees with their criminal records and to identify suspects from latent fingerprints left at a crime scene. As biometric…

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Biometrics to Boost up M-Commerce Market

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Along with the widespread of e-commerce, m-commerce or trading on mobile is gaining prominence in the years ahead. Here are some mind-blowing figures about M-Commerce. Based on the Goldman Sachs report, worldwide consumers making purchases via mobile increases to $626 billion in 2018  from $204 billion in 2014. According to this report and the projected world…

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Can mobile push biometrics to the mainstream?

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Mobile devices are rapidly becoming a key computing platform, transforming how people access business and personal information. Access to business data from mobile devices requires secure authentication, but traditional password schemes based on a mix of alphanumeric and symbols are cumbersome and unpopular, which makes users to avoid accessing business data on their personal devices…

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Biometrics in Education – A Growing Demand

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Biometric technology is becoming increasingly more powerful and cost-effective, and it has been making inroads into education sector. Educational institutions recognize the threat of insecurity to their children and are starting to adopt biometric identification systems to protect the students under their care. A growing trend is that biometric access control devices are being used…

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Can Biometric Technology Secure the Prevalence of ATMs?

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Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are terminals which are installed by banks to facilitate cash withdrawal, fund transfer, balance check for customers. ATM allows the account holder to have transactions with their own accounts without the opportunity to access the entire bank’s database. The original ATM systems utilize PIN and cards to authenticate users when making the…

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