Articles By David Hamilton

David Hamilton is a technology journalist who contributes to BiometricUpdate.com. His work has appeared in various publications including The WHIR, the National Post, TechVibes, and BetaKit. He is always interested in hearing about the latest technologies that are shaping our world.

The Nymi Band, a wearable authentication device that uses electrocardiogram technology, has been used to make the world’s first credit…

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EyeVerify technology uses smartphone cameras to easily verify ID by eye veins

The iris and retina aren’t the only useful eye-based biometrics available. The veins in the whites of the eye, the…

 

Sonavation aims to make passwords obsolete with its biometric authentication solution, IDKey

With the various means by which attackers can steal passwords, account breaches have become commonplace. This has caused many organizations…

 

Canada to expand collection of biometrics from foreign visitors

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said his government will put $312.6 million over five years towards expanding biometric screening…

 

MorphoTrust discusses patent trolls, biometrics

Many high-tech companies are being aggressively targeted by patent lawsuits that drain resources and hurt innovators, and the biometrics industry…

 

As online fraud gets more sophisticated, passive biometrics could help keep accounts more secure

Hackers are finding new ways to avoid fraud detection, and are increasingly trying to steal account login information using scripted…

 

Financial institutions are embracing biometrics … but with due caution

More than 25 banks are registered to attend an upcoming seminar discussing biometric technology and implementations in the European financial…

 

BioCatch Flags Bank Fraud Attempts Using Physiological and Cognitive Behavioral Analysis

For Israel-based biometric authentication and threat detection company BioCatch, the way we do things says a lot about who we…

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