Articles By Rawlson King

Rawlson O’Neil King is a contributing editor at BiometricUpdate.com and is an experienced communications professional, management consultant, trade journalist and author who recently published a book about control and electronic networks and who has written numerous articles in trade publications and academic journals about smart home and building technologies. Follow him @rawlsonking2.

Biometrics will be used instead of passwords for financial services as soon as 2019, says data vendor GlobalData. The firm…

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Biometrics research briefs: global biometrics market, smart cards, facial recognition

Biometrics Market Global Market Insights Inc. projects that the global biometrics market will grow at a compound annual growth rate…

 

U.S. senators voice concern over State Department cybersecurity

A group of bipartisan U.S. senators have voiced their concern over State Department cybersecurity. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ron Wyden…

 

Biometrics research briefs: sensors, identity and access management

Biometric sensors According to Energias Market Research Pvt. Ltd., the global biometric sensors market is expected to increase from US$863.7…

 

Paragon reveals cryptographic weaknesses in WebAuthn

Paragon Initiative Enterprises recently announced the discovery of security flaws in the latest drafts of a standard Web Authentication API…

 

Biometrics research briefs: fingerprint, next generation biometrics, sensors

Fingerprint sensors According to the ResearchAndMarkets, the global fingerprint sensor market was US$3.17 billion in 2017 and is expected to…

 

Gartner says data security spending to reach $114 billion this year

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach over US$114 billion in 2018, an increase of 12.4 percent…

 

Courts, inquiry both reviewing Aadhaar security measures

Delhi High Court judges have requested a written response from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to a petition…

 

Biometrics research briefs: China, airports, cybersecurity

China driving smartphone biometrics Juniper Research notes that China, whose urban areas have been early adopters of mobile payments, will…

 

Safaricom considers fingerprint biometrics for SIM registration

Safaricom, a leading mobile network operator in Kenya, is considering using biometrics to reduce SIM fraud. Chief executive Bob Collymore…

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