What is 'silent authentication'?
Enter the era of biometric cards
Passwords are dead, now what?
Next's CEO on the future for fingerprints
Face recognition: the societal debate
Secunet on Europe's Entry Exit System
The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
javascript

Latest Headlines

Kanguru launches biometric USB 06 December 2019

Kanguru has announce the launch of an OS Agnostic, Fingerprint Access Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive with remote management capability.


RBS to trial fingerprint payment fob 06 December 2019

RBS has begun the roll-out of a new biometric payment system using a fingerprint sensor on a key fob.


One-in-three computers processing biometry face attempts 04 December 2019

Some 37% of computers faced at least one attempt of malware infection in Q3 2019


Opinion piece: Securing the next wave of banking 04 December 2019

Generation Z looks set to transform the face of modern banking


Countries ranked on how they’re collecting biometric data 04 December 2019

Comparitech has analysed 50 different countries to find out where biometrics are being taken, what they’re being taken for, and how they’re being stored.

More News

Group slams Uber's biometric plans for London 03 December 2019

Liberty, the human rights organisation, has criticised the proposal by ride-hailing app Uber to force drivers in London to use facial recognition technology.


Biometrics to secure $2.5trn in mobile payments by 2024 03 December 2019

A new report from Juniper Research has found that biometric authentication will be used to secure $2.5 trillion worth of mobile payment transactions by 2024


Mainframe shops favour a single authentication system 03 December 2019

IBM mainframe customers would prefer a single unified authentication system that lets users securely access both mainframe and non-mainframe applications, a new survey suggests. 


UK's Conservatives to increase biometrics at borders 02 December 2019

The Conservatives want to use automated entrance and exit checks to identify individuals who have overstayed their visa, under measures to strengthen border security after Brexit.


Signicat and SurePay partner on digital ID 02 December 2019

Signicat and SurePay, a payment information service, have partnered to integrate SurePay’s bank account verification service with Signicat’s Digital Identity Platform.


Norway’s bank branches equipped with Keesing solution 02 December 2019

Keesing Technologies has reported that, together with trusted partner Risk Information Group (RIG), it has been able to implement AuthentiScan, its customer onboarding and identity proofing solution in over 96% of all physical bank branches in Norway. 


Synectics Solutions partners with Yoti 29 November 2019

Synectics Solutions has partnered with the digital identity platform Yoti to leverage advanced identity verification technology and enhance customer onboarding for its clients.


Cyber-fraudsters increasingly collecting users’ selfies and IDs 29 November 2019

In the third quarter of 2019, Kaspersky experts have detected a surge in fraud related to the stealing of personal and confidential documents through photos and selfies (often required for registration or identification purposes)


Cybersecurity firm buguroo raises $11M 29 November 2019

Madrid-based cybersecurity firm buguroo has secured $11 million in Series A funding to bring its Deep Learning based online fraud detection and prevention technology, combining behavioural biometrics, malware detection and device assessment, to more financial services customers.


Xyntek partners with Nymi 28 November 2019

Xyntek Incorporated, a global leader in pharmaceutical and life sciences automation and IT solutions recently signed a partnership agreement with Nymi, expanding its Turnkey Biometrics Authentication Platform to include wearable technology. 


Iris-based secure id management for blockchain applications 28 November 2019

Online transactions have become a dominant force in the modern era with mobile phones easing access to consumers


More articles

Commentary

Interview: HID on CID 28 November 2019

HID VP & Managing Director Jessica Westerouen van Meeteren told Security Document World about how the firm is addressing CID trends.


Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution 09 April 2019

Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management (IAM) market leaders are seeking new means of securing identities.


Size matters: why bigger is better when it comes to the biometric fingerprint sensor 22 March 2019

Whilst there is no denying the fingerprint biometric smart card is reaching its inflection point, one barrier to mass market adoption is the cost of the sensors needed to take each person’s biometric fingerprint data.


Special Report on the January SC37 Meetings 04 March 2019

A lot is going on in the biometric standards world - and if you are passionate about the future of these standards, get involved.


Company spotlight: ID R&D 03 October 2018

In this interview, Planet Biometrics spoke to Konstantin Simonchik, CTO and co-founder of ID R&D, about the company’s history, aspirations, and its position on future biometrics trends.
 


Guest Post: Why advanced liveness is a necessity when it comes to spoof detection 12 September 2018

True liveness detection in real-time is absolutely critical, whether it is just for a login identity authentication or remote on-boarding and enrolment.


More articles

Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


Company Spotlight - SITA

Company spotlights have been created to give firms operating in the biometrics and identity industry an opportunity to discuss trends, product innovations and achievements. Planet Biometrics talks to global IT provider SITA.


Company Spotlight: Ideal Innovations

Arlington-based facial recognition technology firm Ideal Innovations discusses the latest industry trends and the company's history.


More articles

Sponsored Links

Cognitec Systems - The Face Recognition Company Cognitec is the only company worldwide that has worked exclusively on face recognition technology since its inception in 2002. The company is proud to maintain a stable, market-leading position within the industry, and to uphold the trust it has gained as a reliable, experienced provider of biometric technologies.
JENETRIC JENETRIC are experts in digital fingerprint capturing technology. We develop and manufacture biometric sensors that meet the highest demands for image quality, capture speed and ease of use. Our solutions take a holistic approach to design.
DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.
MODI Modular Digits GmbH ModiVision Biometric Entrance Control Solutions - MODI develops leading innovative biometric products for fingerprint, face and iris- recognition together with user-friendly, fast and safe entrance-control solutions. http://www.modivision.net/
IDentek Global Search We work globally on behalf of Biometric Technology clients to recruit mid-senior commercial and technical experts in the following disciplines: digital onboarding and online authentication, passenger flow and border control, Citizen Identity solutions, Physical Access Control and Biometric payments. Get in touch at info@identeksearch.com

Twitter Feed



Latest Features

Guest Post: Finger authentication could be answer to crypto crime 08 Nov 18

Fingerprint authentication will hold the key to a safe and secure future in crypto.


Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction 28 Mar 18

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate 18 Jan 16

There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment


More articles