Biometric Identification – An Efficient Weapon against Frauds in Insurance Industry

Biometric Identification – An Efficient Weapon against Frauds in Insurance Industry

With the proliferation of online channels, consumer conveniences and even continuous developed tactics of fraudsters, deploying some degree of biometric technology will become a competitive necessity. As the insurance industry continues to expand consumer services because of e-commerce and m-commerce, there is no doubt that new applications of biometrics will come about. Given insurers’ focusing…

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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 E-Voting Gains High Attention in the Emerging Market

Biometric E-Voting Gain High Attention in the Emerging Market

In the present day, democracy has become a vital part of people’s lives and countries’ development, and to achieve democracy must meet several conditions. The heart of democracy is voting. The heart of voting is trust that each vote is recorded and tallied with accuracy and impartiality. In order to improve voting systems for elections,…

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Key Drivers for Biometrics in Africa in The Next 5 Years

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Biometric market is growing fast in Africa, especially in recent years. Current challenges such as national security threats, lack of infrastructure, large geographic area, manual processes related forgery, etc. have greatly driven the need for biometrics based electric systems in this region. In order to build a strong national security and reduce the incidences of…

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Key Drivers for Biometrics in South America in next 5 years

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South America is emerging as one of the key growing regions in biometric market worldwide as stated by 6Wresearch. It is estimated that South America accounts 10% of global revenue with an annual growth between 2005 and 2010 of 30% by International Biometrics Group. Countries such as Brazil, Argentina and Colombia are contributing majority of…

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Key Drivers for Biometrics in Middle East in The Next 5 Years

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Business is active in the Middle East, where national ID schemes, commercial ventures and improving border security are all providing impetus. The ambitious approach taken by some of the region’s governments has led to many exciting and cutting edge biometric schemes being deployed in the recent years. In 2004, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)…

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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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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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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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