Biometric technology

Get advice from the experts on biometrics technology and security. Learn about several biometric authentication devices and methods -- fingerprint and iris scanners, facial recognition -- that can be used for secure user access and how to implement them.

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  • FIDO (Fast Identity Online)

    FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication. FIDO is developed by the FIDO Alliance, a non-profit organization that seeks to standardize authentication at the client and protocol layers. Continue Reading

  • physiognomy

    Physiognomy is a pseudoscience based on associating personal characteristics and traits with physical differences, and especially with elements of people's faces. One common example is associating a high brow with intelligence and a greater affinity... Continue Reading

  • What is emotional data and what are the related privacy risks?

    SearchSecurity talks with UC Berkeley professor Steven Weber about the concept of emotional data, where it comes from and how it can potentially be used -- and abused. Continue Reading

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