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Year in Review: The Appeal of Biometric Airport Screening

Year in Review: The Appeal of Biometric Airport Screening

Biometrics-based expedited screening systems have continued to spread to more airports around the world over the past year. In the US these have taken a few different forms, such as TSA PreCheck, Nexus, and the expanding CLEAR program, in which travelers register their biometrics ahead of time in order to speed up the screening process…

Year in Review: ‘Friction’ is Still a Bad Word

Year in Review: ‘Friction’ is Still a Bad Word

It was at the 2018 Money20/20 event in Las Vegas that a quip about the importance of frictionless user experiences started to become a kind of meme in the world of FinTech: “Friction is the new F-word,” the saying goes. It was hard to disagree with the sentiment. In the world of financial services, a…

Year in Review: When Do We Think Biometrics Will Replace the Password?

Year in Review: When Do We Think Biometrics Will Replace the Password?

The annual FindBiometrics Year in Review survey always delivers a number of interesting and sometimes complicated insights into how the biometrics industry sees itself, but one of the simplest and most interesting of its findings comes from the question about when biometrics will finally kill off the password. For the 2019 edition of the survey,…

Year in Review: A Status Quo Surprise for the Most Exciting Biometric Modalities

Year in Review: A Status Quo Surprise for the Most Exciting Biometric Modalities

When it comes to the matter of which biometric modality was the most exciting one in 2019, the big question going into the latest edition of the annual FindBiometrics Year in Review survey – to one industry watcher, at least – was whether fingerprint recognition would take back some of the spotlight that facial recognition…

Year in Review: The Importance of Looking Back on Biometrics

Year in Review: The Importance of Looking Back on Biometrics

“…it remains a critical matter to get as much accurate information as possible about how the industry is doing, where it’s headed, and how its leaders are thinking – and the best way to do that is through this year’s survey.” The 2019 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey is now open, offering industry insiders, analysts,…

How Do We Feel About the Government’s Use of Biometrics?

How Do We Feel About the Government’s Use of Biometrics?

FindBiometrics’ annual Year in Review survey asks our industry a number of compelling questions, but one of the most interesting of them in 2019 is surely the matter of whether we are comfortable with how our governments are using biometric technology. This issue exploded into the spotlight last year, thanks in large part to the…

Large Portion of Irish Adults Still Using Year-Old Passwords: OneLogin Study

Large Portion of Irish Adults Still Using Year-Old Passwords: OneLogin Study

OneLogin is taking a closer look at Ireland’s password habits as it celebrates the opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin. The company commissioned a YouGov study that polled 1,000 Irish adults, and found that a large portion (39 percent) of the Irish population is still using the same password that they were using 12…

Banks Must Focus on Strong Mobile Authentication, Suggests iovation Survey

Banks Must Focus on Strong Mobile Authentication, Suggests iovation Survey

“…just as younger consumers tend to show a higher preference for mobile banking, those in the 18-34 age range tend to prefer using the biometric authentication capabilities of those devices, whereas older survey respondents showed more of a preference for security questions.” Customers are increasingly accessing financial services on mobile devices, and providers need to…

DIACC Finds Support for Digital IDs in Canada

DIACC Finds Support for Digital IDs in Canada

The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has released a new report that suggests that the majority of Canadians would be receptive to some form of digital identity. Most notably, the Burak Jacobson survey found that 70 percent of Canadians want the government to work with private corporations to develop a national digital…

New Study Finds Consumers Will Trade Privacy for Access to Services

New Study Finds Consumers Will Trade Privacy for Access to Services

A new report from Strategy Analytics suggests that consumers are willing to put up with data breaches and privacy violations for the sake of convenience. The firm’s researchers found that while most people underestimated how much of their personal information – including biometric information – was available to corporate entities, they didn’t mind sharing that…

Payments Pros Concerned About Cybersecurity, Want In-House Solutions: Survey

Payments Pros Concerned About Cybersecurity, Want In-House Solutions: Survey

Professionals in the payments industry are very concerned about cybersecurity, but are at least a little mistrustful of third party solutions providers, suggest the results of TD Bank’s 2019 NACHA PAYMENTS survey. Conducted at the 2019 NACHA PAYMENTS Conference in Orlando this past May, the survey polled just under 500 of the payments industry professionals…

LexisNexis Survey Finds Healthcare Providers Overestimate Their Security

LexisNexis Survey Finds Healthcare Providers Overestimate Their Security

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has published a new report on The State of Patient Identity Management after polling more than 100 healthcare professionals about their cybersecurity practices. Carried out in collaboration with the Information Security Media Group (ISMG), the survey revealed that many healthcare providers may be overconfident about their organization’s ability to protect their patients’…

Frequent Flyers Support Airport Facial Recognition in NEC Survey

Frequent Flyers Support Airport Facial Recognition in NEC Survey

A new NEC survey suggests that travelers are becoming more receptive to facial recognition technology at airports. Released ahead of the July 4th weekend, the survey found that 75 percent of respondents would support the use of facial recognition to screen regular travelers, with the vast majority (87 percent) supporting efforts to identify criminals and…

Unisys Study Highlights the Importance of Data Security for Hong Kong Banking Customers

Unisys Study Highlights the Importance of Data Security for Hong Kong Banking Customers

A new report from Unisys suggests that data security is crucial for Hong Kong banking customers. The regional study looked at people’s banking preferences in Australia, the Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong, and found that the majority (61 percent) of those in Hong Kong cited safety as their primary criteria when searching for…

Consumers are Increasingly Open to Financial Services From Tech Companies: Fiserv

Consumers are Increasingly Open to Financial Services From Tech Companies: Fiserv

“…49 percent of respondents in Fiserv’s surveys said they would feel secure with biometric authentication in financial services.” Consumers are increasingly open to the idea of receiving financial services from tech companies, suggests new research from Fiserv, Inc. The findings come by way of Fiserv’s newly published “Expectations & Experiences: Channels and New Entrants” study,…

Survey Finds Strong Appetite for Digital Government Services Secured by Biometrics

Survey Finds Strong Appetite for Digital Government Services Secured by Biometrics

Citizens around the world want more digital access to government services, and are largely comfortable with the use of biometrics therein, suggest new findings from Accenture. The findings come from a survey of about 6,000 people across Australia, France, Germany, Singapore, the UK, and the US. According to Accenture’s report, 86 percent said they see…