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    Capture is the process or means of obtaining and storing external data, particularly images or sounds, for use at a later time. 

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    In this lesson in SearchSecurity.com's Identity and Access Management Security School, Burton Group's Mark Diodati explores innovative and cost-effective user-based authentication technologies. 

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    Enterprises looking for a biometric single sign-on solution will like what DigitalPersona Pro offers. It's easy to use and can function with single- and two-factor authentication. 

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  • Do privacy regulations protect biometrics information?

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    Find out how much you learned in Identity and Access Management Security School and the areas where you need to focus more attention. 

  • Secure user authentication: Regulations, implementation and methods

    When deploying any authentication option -- whether to comply with the FFIEC's two-factor authentication mandate or simply strengthen access controls -- businesses need to weigh several factors to decide which option best suits their needs. In this l...