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

Biometric Single Sign-On

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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Highlights of Biometric Market 2015

There are many biometric scanner deployments in 2015 that have greatly affected the adoption of biometrics

In 2015, we have witnessed breakthroughs and initials in the field of biometric technology. As a new year has started, let’s take a look back of notable developments and events in last year to see an overall picture on how they have affected the adoption of biometrics in major vertical sectors and how they have…

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Liveness Detection – The Increasing Requirement for Biometric Solution

Liveness detection is one of the countermeasures needed to be taken to thwart spoof attacks and enhance biometric security

Biometric authentication system provides additional security over traditional methods such as passwords, credentials, but it can also have vulnerabilities. One of the most common forms of attack on biometric system is called “spoofing”, in which one person or program successfully impersonate as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining unauthorized right. Artificial fingers, high resolution…

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Will Biometric Authentication Define the Future of Mobile Banking?

Multimodal biometric systems have been proven to be very effective in protecting information and resources in banking applications

Mobile banking as defined is a service provided by a bank or other financial institution that allows its customers to conduct some financial transactions remotely using a mobile device such as a mobile phone or tablet. In mobile banking, biometrics is one of the most interesting new trends. It seems to be a milestone when…

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Refugee Identity Crisis and the Role of Biometrics

Biometrics to ease the refugee’s management and enhance the security of the border control system.

The protracted Syrian civil war has caused one of the “biggest refugee and migration crises since World War II” as said by U.N. General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon. As a result, nearly 12 million Syrians, equivalent to half of the Syrian population, have fled their homes. European countries have wrestled with its immigration policies on whether…

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How to Evaluate the Accuracy of a Biometric Modality?

With many biometric modalities available such as fingerprint or iris recognition, it is critical for users to assess their accuracy before implementing

Biometrics is a means of identifying and verifying people identity based on physiological characteristics. The core value of a biometric system depends on its ability to correctly accept or reject an individual identity. In other words, accuracy is the criteria to assess the reliability of a biometric modality. The accuracy of a biometric modality is…

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Biometric identification Boosting Automotive Security

Biometric identification Boosting Automotive Security

Today’s vehicles are highly complex in terms of both features and user interfaces. Biometric identification system is an effective solution to personalize vehicles for each driver and allow him to access to confidential information stored in the vehicle’s database. Utilizing advanced biometric technology, biometric driver identification optimizes the settings of the vehicle’s active driver assistance…

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How Can Biometrics Boost Healthcare Security?

How Can Biometrics Boost Healthcare Security

Many consumers have become acquainted with biometric security measures recent years. Although it was once considered the realm of science fiction, biometric technologies are now being considered by industries like banking and health care, as a way to meet the dual demands of data security and physical security. The privacy and security of health records…

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Can Multimodal Biometrics Strengthen Online Banking Security?

Multimodal biometric systems have been proven to be very effective in protecting information and resources in banking applications

In the ever changing world of technology, the banking and financial services sector has seen a tremendous shift in the way these services are now being catered to retail and corporate customers. With the millions of dollars being spent by organizations on online services, the online banking and financial services sector become a critical infrastructure…

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