Data Access/Security

This section will provide all the latest news and information on how biometrics is being used for logical access control, including data access, device access and data security…

Latest Headlines

connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


connect:ID keynote speakers to cover privacy, mDLs 08 February 2017

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have announced high-profile keynote speakers who will address critical identity issues during the show’s industry leading conference.


Allevate working on launch of face recognition service in UK 17 January 2017

British face recognition firm Allevate has revealed that it is working on bringing its Face-Searcher solution to the UK in the near future as a SaaS cloud-service for businesses and organisations.


India cloud-based biometric access firm secures seed funding 13 January 2017

Bangalore-based SecurAX, which develops biometrics-backed secure access and workforce tracking solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from companies including Axilor and the Parampara Early Stage Opportunities Fund.

Features

Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 


Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Intelligence and Efficiency through On-Demand Media Analysis using Face Recognition

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. This, coupled with the massive increase in the creation of digital media and the availability of cheap computing, now provides authorities with the ability to bulk ingest and process media in an automated fashion. Carl Gohringer, one of Planet Biometrics' Expert Panel members reports.


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