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Controversial biometric project in India may go ahead

The largest biometric identification projects in the world -- India's attempt to give an ID number to 1 billion people...

September 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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3 agents of change on Twitter for #FollowFriday

The world can move quickly sometimes. Lucky that there's some smart people and organizations out there who can keep up...

March 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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Background: Why the use of voice biometrics is increasing

It's not uncommon to see people walking down a street chattering away over their smart phones through a Bluetooth connection...

March 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Hackers claim they thwarted iPhone’s Touch ID

Fingerprint authentication, a biometric security feature highlighted in the recently released iPhone 5S smart phone, is not secure and should...

September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Bionym Inc.'s Nymi wearable biometric authentication device

Toronto firm uses heartbeat as password

Sure they’re being used on the new iPhone 5S, but fingerprint scanners are so yesterday. Toronto biometrics firm Bionym Inc.,...

September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Beyond passwords: Attitudes toward authentication

We want it all-in one place Most consumers said they would use a multi-purpose identity credential to verify who they...

August 14th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Biometrics growing in popularity, analyst says

Biometrics growing in popularity, analyst says

Biometrics is growing increasingly popular amongst enterprises as a security measure, according to a report by Global Industry Analysts Inc....

February 7th, 2011 selena mann

Perfect authentication remains elusive

Perfect authentication remains elusive

For years, leaders of the security industry have warned that passwords have outlived their usefulness. Users pick easy-to-crack passwords like...

March 3rd, 2010 Bill Brenner

U.S. working on federated biometrics-based identity management

U.S. working on federated biometrics-based identity management

When it comes to biometrics, the U.S. Department. of Defense has gained vast experience during the wars in Iraq and...

September 23rd, 2009 Ellen Messmer