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Mat Honan’s Hack Exposes Major Cloud Security Flaws – Is There a Viable Biometric Solution?

Mat Honan was playing with his daughter when his iPhone suddenly shut off. Little did the Wired staff-writer know this…

 

Going visual on digital ID could keep hackers away

Hackers are now attacking cloud-based software and service providers. With many people turning into mobile devices and many more having…

 

Resident ID cards gets approval from EFC

India’s Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) has overruled objections by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on the issuance of…

 

Biometric Research Note: Commercial Applications for Biometrics Growing

Biometrics Research Group Inc. projects that the global biometrics market will grow to $15 billion by 2015 from its 2012…

 

Better biometric security to enhance Apple’s mobile enterprise offerings

The proposed acquisition of AuthenTec by Apple is set to provide iPhones and iPads with a level of mobile device security…

 

DEA approves iBeta’s biometric prescription process

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has approved iBeta LLC’s certification process for a biometrics subsystem for electronic prescriptions for controlled…

 

Biometric security to be added to smart mobile devices

Goode Intelligence, a research consultancy, has predicted that mobile biometric security will become a “must-have” feature for all smart mobile…

 

Pakistan to use biometrics to reform pension system

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered the streamlining of pension disbursements, particularly for those who are disabled. In the…

 

South African agency’s biometrics system sees positive results

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is moving in the right direction with the implementation of their new biometrics…

 

Biometric program hopes to reduce prescription drug abuse

Holzer Health Systems has teamed up with biometrics company CrossChx to monitor prescription painkiller abuse. With a $1.5 million patient…

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