About Scott Richardson

Scott Richardson is managing director of Cardzgroup Ltd, a China-based contract manufacturer of smart card and RFID tagging solutions. Living in Shenzhen for the last 15 years, Scott has extensive on-the-ground experience in the RFID and card manufacturing industry and serves a global client network based across EMEA, NA, and Australasia.

Mobile biometrics: past, present, and future

This is a guest post by Scott Richardson, Managing Director of Cardzgroup Ltd. Biometrics aren’t necessarily the first thing the average person thinks of when they think of the word “security”. And when it comes to protecting ourselves through passwords, most people will set a pet’s name as a password and add a 123 at the end, and for the average Joe, that’s all that’s perceived as being necessary. While the lucky ones will be able to get away with