Implementation of Biometrics in Social Networking Site

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Over the past few years, communication through social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn etc has become increasingly popular. According to Smart Insight, there are 2.307 billion social media users in the word, which account for 31% till 2/2016. Due to their popularity, it’s hard to figure out the fallacies in the…

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Biometric Smart Card: The New Alternative Solution for Driver License

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In the past, Biometric Smart Card has been only deployed to secure identity, payment, and healthcare applications in many countries such as Germany, France, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. But recently, governments all over the world have looked more closely and seriously entertained the idea of standardizing licensing systems. In North America, both the American and…

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Will Biometric Smart Gates Become The Future of Airport Security?

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In today’s unstable world, security is more important than ever.  According to BBC News, five months ago (June 2016), a gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport killed 41 people and injured more than 230 people. Due to the growth of terrorist attacks, governments all around the world are looking for ways to tighten the…

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Use of Biometric Safety Guns Should Be Widely Deployed

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It’s undeniable that America has a destructive gun culture that is borne out by the high correlation between mass gun ownership and violence. According to Washington Post, in 2009, American people owed 114 million handguns, 110 million rifles, and 86 million shotguns. Accompanied with this mass number of weapons are mass numbers of killings involving…

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The Rise of IoT Hacking: New Dangers, New Solutions – Biometrics

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Imaging a future where every device you own and every object surrounding you will be connected to the Internet. The Internet of Things (IoT) is exactly that, which is defined as “the complete computerization of everything in our life and autonomously interacting with each other”. According to The Globe and Mail, by 2020 there will be 21 billion…

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“Ghost Schools” Threaten Next Generation

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‘Ghost schools’ are one symptom of a troubled education system in the developing world. It results in leakage of government funding and exacerbates the high levels of frustration experienced by the overlooked, neglected and disenfranchised youths. The Supreme Court defined a ‘ghost school’ as an infrastructure built for education but in reality that function has…

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Biometric Identity in the Sharing Economy

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The sharing economy seems to be going from strength to strength – potentially doubling in the next 12 months. According to Forces, currently, nearly a quarter of population of the US, the UK and Canada engages in some form of economic sharing, whether that’s renting a spare bedroom on Airbnb, a car ride on Uber, a…

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Lessons for Businesses from the Security Vulnerabilities of Yahoo

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At the beginning of August 2016, Yahoo has confirmed that a data breach from 2014 hit 500 million users, allowing hackers access to sensitive information, including poorly encrypted passwords. The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. The…

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Building Cloud-Based Application for Biometric Data

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Cloud-based biometric technologies utilize cloud services through a web-based user interface, which can be either a browser or a mobile application. Here, the biometrics is managed by a cloud service provider and is available on demand. In details, cloud-based biometric includes a server, which consists of a biometric template database and all the processing data…

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Hotel Business Put At Risk after POS Hack

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In June this year, 20 hotels run by HEI Hotels and Resorts, including Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood and Intercontinental were affected by the malware which targeted payment card information of customers. According to privately-owned HEI, hackers were desired to target POS (point of sale) systems and steal card data used by customers to make payments. In…

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