Articles By Chris Burt

Chris Burt is a writer and contributor to Biometric Update. He has also written nonfiction about information technology, dramatic arts, sports culture, and fantasy basketball, as well as fiction about a doomed astronaut. He lives in Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter @AFakeChrisBurt."

 

Majority of European consumers trust organizations using biometrics for online authentication

More than two in three Europeans (68 percent) would trust organizations more if they used biometrics for authentication, according to…

 

Acuity forecasts one trillion cloud-based biometric transactions by 2022

More than one trillion transactions will be authenticated with biometrics in the cloud by 2022, supported by 5.5 billion biometrically-enabled…

 

UK’s Home Office Biometrics to host supplier event for procurement project

The UK’s Home Office will host an event to share its Home Office Biometrics (HOB) Strategic Central and Bureau Platform…

 

Visma taps Inside Secure for mobile authentication

Inside Secure’s mobile strong authentication and payment authorization service has been selected by Finnish software as a service (SaaS) provider…

 

Judge takes issue with Facebook motion to dismiss Illinois privacy lawsuit

Facebook’s bid to have a lawsuit filed against it under Illinois’ biometric privacy law thrown out seems unlikely to succeed…

 

UK Ministry of Defence develops new chemical to reveal fingerprints on challenging surfaces

The UK government has announced the development of a chemical for use recovering fingerprints from previously challenging or impossible surfaces….

 

Samsung applies for palm scanning password hint technology patent

Samsung has filed a patent Thursday for technology to provide users with hints for forgotten passwords based on palm scans,…

 

Amazon under fire for requesting Aadhaar numbers

Amazon customers in India attempting to track lost packages are being asked to provide their Aadhaar numbers as proof of…

 

Researchers develop fast new DNA identification technology

A new method of identifying people based on their DNA has been developed by researchers at Columbia University and the…

 

Ethiopia to enroll all refugees in new biometric system by end of 2018

Ethiopia is carrying out a large-scale biometric enrollment project for refugees to deliver better protection and assistance to them in…

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