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Cheaper Biometric Smartphones Flooding Global Market: Acuity

Cheaper Biometric Smartphones Flooding Global Market: Acuity

“…there are now at least 120 biometric smartphone models priced under $150, with the average price now only $116.” Biometric smartphones are now flooding the global mobile market and prices are way down, according to a new report from Acuity Market Intelligence. There are now 500 biometric smartphone models on the market, from 87 different…

Report Points to Ascent of Behavioral Biometrics, Persistent Authentication

Report Points to Ascent of Behavioral Biometrics, Persistent Authentication

The global biometrics market has shifted from one comprised primarily of hardware-based technologies to a mobile-focused, software-driven industry, and behavioral solutions will play an increasingly important role, according to a new report from Mercator Advisory Group. The report cites Google’s efforts with Android in pointing to the rise of persistent and passive authentication systems, which…

Iris and Fingerprint Biometrics Are Making It To The Workplace

Iris and Fingerprint Biometrics Are Making It To The Workplace

“…the more sophisticated authentication mechanisms now seen in consumer devices, such as fingerprint and iris scanning, are making their way into the workplace.” Gemalto has issued new findings indicating that more organizations are starting to take digital security more seriously. The findings are part of Gemalto’s Authentication and Identity Management Index, and identify a trend…

Security Pros Expect Passwords to be Replaced by 2FA, Behavioral Biometrics: Report

Security Pros Expect Passwords to be Replaced by 2FA, Behavioral Biometrics: Report

A majority of security professionals believe passwords will by phased out by the year 2025, according to a new study. Commissioned by mobile identity solutions provider TeleSign and conducted by LawLess Research, the study surveyed 600 US security professionals across a range of industries. It found that 69 percent of respondents felt that passwords no…

Boxever Survey Suggests Biometrics’ Potential in Customer Loyalty

Boxever Survey Suggests Biometrics’ Potential in Customer Loyalty

Airlines need to find new ways to engender customer loyalty, and biometric technology may be part of the solution, according to a new report from Boxever. Analyzing the results of a recent survey, the predictive marketing company points out that only 28 percent of respondents thought airline loyalty membership led to better service, and that…