Will Biometric Passport Be Utilized Worldwide in the Future?

Biometric passport has become the mandatory for governments to reinforce security features in national border control.

The global security landscape has changed. The increased threat of terrorism, the universal problem of identity theft, and fraud have forced governments to make a concerted effort to improve the security of their national borders. In reality, the terrorist attacks on mainland US on September 11, 2001 have transformed the way governments worldwide handle security…

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Biometric Cloud-Based Offers Attractive Deployment

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Cloud computing security concerns Cloud computing is defined as a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared large number of configurable computing resources, for example: networks, servers, storage, applications, and services that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. Cloud computing is an emerging…

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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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Biometric single sign-on – A secret weapon to protect your data

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Single sign-on (SSO) is a session/user authentication process that allows a user to enter one name and password in order to access multiple applications. The process verifies the user for all the applications that they have been given rights to. Biometrics is unique traits or behavioral characteristics that can be captured and used for individual…

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Biometric payment – An evolution in payment technology

Biometric micro ATM to provide a cost-effective and ultimate solution for the micro finance’s development

The evolving of payment technologies is fueling the rise of biometrics. Biometrics is becoming more important for payments due to the ability to enhance the security of transactions. Biometric payment is a point of sale technology which uses biometric modalities to authenticate a user and authorize the online payment. Many banks around the world have…

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FiDELYS on planetbiometrics

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Dear readers, It’s not too often Planet Biometrics’ editors get excited by a new product. But leading our news column this week is a smart watch – FiDELYS – that not only looks technologically sophisticated, but pretty suave too…With its promise to use iris recognition from IriTech to secure data and applications/transactions on the owners’ accompanying mobile phone/PC, it…

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