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White House official says biometric authentication should replace passwords

Michael Daniel, the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator, recently spoke out against passwords as a security measure, and in favor of…

 

Alaska Air considers biometrics for boarding

Alaska Airlines is exploring the use of passenger fingerprints as a way of replacing customer boarding passes, according to a…

 

Apple drives biometrics in mobile commerce, boosts consumer privacy: report

Recent developments from Apple – Touch ID, mobile payment system Apple Pay, and Apple’s updated privacy policy – have been…

 

FBI seeks to add Rapid DNA to biometric database

This week, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation announced a plan to accelerate the collection of DNA profiles for the…

 

Identify Security Software demonstrates biometric authentication platform

Identify Security Software announced it has released a new security authentication platform iDentifyME, which perpetually observes, records and updates the…

 

What is Biometric Data Sharing? An Introduction & Overview

This is a guest post by Paul Coombes, Head of Commercial (EMEA) for Argus Global The Five Country Conference (FCC)…

 

Guidelines for UK police chiefs on applications to retain & use biometric material

The UK’s National DNA Database Strategy Board has published guidelines for chief police officers when deciding whether to make an…

 

FBI’s new NGI system leads to faster and more accurate responses

The FBI said that its new biometric identification system, Next Generation Identification, has resulted in faster and more accurate matches…

 

Lumidigm demos biometric sensors at bank security conference in Miami

Lumidigm has been demonstrating fingerprint technology at CELAES 2014, the FELABAN Conference on Bank Security in Miami this week. Lumidigm’s…

 

Health IT in the Cloud: Moving From “Nice to Have” to “Mandatory”

This is a guest post by Mohammad Shahnewaz, Senior Digital Marketing Specialist at M2SYS Technology. 83% of IT executives report…

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