Biometric Technology News
August 03, 2016
Barclays is offering U.K. retail banking customers the option to do voice authentication instead of using passwords, with voiceprints that are as unique as fingerprints.
September 25, 2015
News roundup: More fingerprint records were stolen during the OPM breach than originally reported. Plus: the $1 million iOS bounty; DHS CISO calls for harsher phishing policies; Safe Harbor in hot water.
January 22, 2015
Juniper Research claims that the popularity of biometric authentication will rise dramatically in the next five years, incorporating innovative technology beyond today's fingerprint sensors and voice authentication systems.
October 20, 2014
The newly launched Apple Pay mobile payment system could deliver the most secure shopping experience for U.S. customers yet, though it still may not be perfect.
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NIST is coming up with new password recommendations for the U.S. government. Expert Michael Cobb covers the most important changes that enterprises should note. Continue Reading
Barclays now uses a biometric authentication system for phone banking customers, where 'voice prints' can replace passwords. Expert Michael Cobb explains the security risks. Continue Reading
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Securing biometric information is a crucial step for enterprises to take, but what happens if the data is still compromised? Expert Randall Gamby discusses biometric data security. Continue Reading
Enterprise authentication practices are plagued with problems. IAM expert Michele Chubirka examines whether the FIDO Alliance can offer solutions. Continue Reading
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Researchers found that facial recognition systems can be bypassed with 3D models. Expert Nick Lewis explains how these spoofing attacks work and what can be done to prevent them. Continue Reading
Two-factor authentication systems require more than using codes sent through SMS and smart cards. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to properly and effectively implement 2FA. Continue Reading
Millions of fingerprint records were exposed in the OPM breach. Expert Michael Cobb explains how attackers can abuse such biometric data and what enterprises can do about it. Continue Reading