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How FIDO-based biometric technology clears up the IoT authentication mess

IoT devices can be a security nightmare for businesses and consumers, and now that they have become part of daily…

 

Active and passive liveness detection for biometric face authentication explored in ID R&D whitepaper

As biometric liveness detection technology advances, companies are struggling to keep up with developments sufficiently to understand the relative advantages…

 

TypingDNA to demo typing biometrics to growing market at RSA

Fresh off a $7 million Series A funding round led by Gradient VC, Google’s AI venture arm, TypingDNA is bringing…

 

Behavioral biometrics and persona-based security intelligence as a key fraud prevention layer

A number of companies on the market today are exploring behavioral-based security, which relies on an individual’s unique behavior patterns…

 

Facial recognition issues to be studied by new National Sheriffs’ Association working group

Continuing with its educational program for its members on facial recognition and associated issues it initiated several years ago, the…

 

New U.S. travel restrictions on six nations cite ID authenticity, vetting problems

In a background briefing just hours before President Donald Trump issued a proclamation imposing new travel restrictions on six countries…

 

Jumio looks to settle biometric data privacy class action for $7M

Jumio has reached a proposed $7 million settlement in a class action lawsuit filed under the Biometric Information Privacy Act…

 

Could cloud liveness detection and facial biometrics make high security attractive?

A recently granted U.S. patent links facial recognition, liveness detection and cloud computing. In June 2018, a secretive licensing startup…

 

USCIS revises biometrics collection guidance on fingerprint waivers, mobile service policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday issued new policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the…

 

Why biometrics win consumer trust and layers are critical for identity verification

Some 19 billion records containing identity data and passwords have been compromised in the last seven years, leaking the information…

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