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'Masterprints' used to hack fingerprint systems 16 November 2018

NYU researchers have demonstrated the vulnerability of fingerprint recognition systems to dictionary attacks based on 'masterprints'.


Transmit Security wins Javelin plaudits 16 November 2018

Identity tech firm Transmit Security been named a leader in the inaugural edition of the Javelin Strategy & Research Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard. 


Sodexo Ventures invest in biometric checkout tech 09 November 2018

Sodexo Ventures, has invested in AEYE-GO, a Chinese technology company focused on smart visual checkout systems.


Photo editing solution adds face recognition 29 October 2018

Photo-editing software firm ACD Systems has released a new version of their flagship photography program featuring facial recognition.


Photographers' app uses face recognition 12 October 2018

A London-based company called Photier has developed an app that uses face recognition to identify everyone attending events - so their images can quickly be linked with those a photographer took at the event.

Features

Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


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. 


Feature: Biometrics for high-value services: Opportunities, obstacles and breakthroughs

The switch to biometric authentication, overwhelmingly supported by users who appreciate its speed and ease of use, is a real game-changer that should not be taken lightly.


Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 


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.


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