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IT Admin Survey Points to Growing Awareness Over Cloud Security

IT Admin Survey Points to Growing Awareness Over Cloud Security

Security is the top concern for IT administrators when choosing a cloud services provider, says Frost & Sullivan. The finding emerged from the growth consultancy’s IT Decision Maker Survey, in which 45 percent of respondents named security as the main factor in their decision. That’s way above price, which only 27 percent named as the…

Unisys Survey Finds Europeans Warming to Biometric Authentication

Unisys Survey Finds Europeans Warming to Biometric Authentication

Europeans are really warming up to biometric authentication, suggest findings from a new Unisys survey. The company has found that 68 percent of Europeans say they would trust an organization more if it used the technology. The survey polled 3,500 individuals across the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Switzerland, in August of…

Survey: Americans Fear Identity Theft and Banking Fraud More Than Terrorism

Survey: Americans Fear Identity Theft and Banking Fraud More Than Terrorism

Americans are more worried about identity theft and banking fraud than they are about being the victim of terrorism, suggests new survey data from FICO. The analytics software provider commissioned an online survey of a representative sample of a thousand US adults in February and March of this year. It found that 44 percent of…

Consumers Want Biometric Authentication for Online Banking, Shopping: Survey

Consumers Want Biometric Authentication for Online Banking, Shopping: Survey

Consumers are concerned about security in their online banking and shopping, and see biometric authentication as a means to address that issue, suggest new findings from a survey by MYPINPAD. In a statement announcing its Consumer Trust and Mobile Payments Growth survey, the company says that 67 percent of respondents expressed concern about online security,…

EyeVerify Poll Shows Growing Appetite For Biometric FinTech

EyeVerify Poll Shows Growing Appetite For Biometric FinTech

New survey data suggests a growing appetite for biometric authentication in banking and payments. The data comes by way of EyeVerify and its recent online poll of 1,002 American adults, published in a new report entitled The Retail Banking Biometrics Confidence Report. Seventy-nine percent of respondents said they wanted to be able to use biometric…

Americans Suffer from Pervasive ‘Cyber Insecurity’: Accenture

Americans Suffer from Pervasive ‘Cyber Insecurity’: Accenture

There is a pervasive sense of “cyber insecurity” among Americans, says Accenture. The company’s assessment is the result of an online survey it commissioned of 3,469 online users. Thirty percent of respondents said they had been victims of digital crime, and 65 percent said they were not confident in law enforcement agencies’ ability to investigate…

Biometric Security Has Multigenerational Appeal: Survey

Biometric Security Has Multigenerational Appeal: Survey

A new survey suggests that consumers across multiple generations are ready to move beyond password-based security and into biometric authentication. The survey was conducted by Aite Group on behalf of digital security solutions provider Iovation, and its results were published in a report entitled Moving Beyond the Password: Consumers’ Views on Authentication. It found that of…

Consumers Like Call Center Voice Recognition, Too: NICE Survey

Consumers Like Call Center Voice Recognition, Too: NICE Survey

A rising number of organizations have been enjoying the administrative benefits of voice-based authentication in the contact center, but new survey data is now affirming that customers like it, too. The data comes from enterprise software provider NICE, which surveyed 900 customers across India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia. Announcing its results,…

Year in Review: Mobility and FinTech By Way of Events

Year in Review: Mobility and FinTech By Way of Events

Mobility and finance have long been major areas of excitement, innovation, and adoption in biometrics, and that trend held strong in 2016. From the get go, this year has seen substantial momentum in both areas of biometric application, and for good reason: mobility, biometrics, and financial services are positively linked. As innovations in mobility allow…

Take Our 2016 Year in Review Survey

Take Our 2016 Year in Review Survey

The end of 2016 is fast approaching and that means it is time again for the FindBiometrics Year in Review. Now in its 14th year, our annual industry review is the longest running biometrics industry assessment of its kind. The following survey takes less than four minutes to complete and will help us and your…

SecureAuth: It’s The Beginning of The End of The Password

SecureAuth: It’s The Beginning of The End of The Password

It’s the beginning of the end of the password, suggests survey data from SecureAuth. Conducted by Wakefield on SecureAuth’s behalf, the study surveyed over 200 US-based “IT decision makers”, according to a statement from SecureAuth. The results indicated that 69 percent of organizations will move beyond password-based security within the next five years. Still, other…

Consumers Prefer Biometrics to PINs in Payments: Mastercard

Consumers Prefer Biometrics to PINs in Payments: Mastercard

“Mastercard says that its study revealed that over 90 percent of consumers report using their smartphones more than any other devices…” Mastercard has issued the results of its Impact of Innovation study, and they bode well for mobile payments. Conducted over the summer by IPSOS Research, the study collected online surveys from 23,000 bank account…

Survey Data Shows Rising Interest in FinTech Biometrics Among Brits

Survey Data Shows Rising Interest in FinTech Biometrics Among Brits

Britons are developing a taste for biometric authentication, and trust banks more than ever to keep that data safe, according to new survey data from Visa. The findings are part of a larger, Europe-wide study conducted for Visa by Populus, with roughly 2,000 Brits offering their opinions this past spring. About 64 percent of respondents…

European Consumers Prefer Fingerprint Authentication: Survey

European Consumers Prefer Fingerprint Authentication: Survey

New research undertaken on behalf of Visa shows a growing enthusiasm for biometric authentication among European consumers. The research was conducted by Populus, which surveyed 14,236 individuals across France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. Among the major findings: 68 percent of respondents expressed interest in using biometrics for payment authentication, and 73 percent…

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…

Survey Finds Majority Unsatisfied with Password Security

Survey Finds Majority Unsatisfied with Password Security

A new survey has found that 52 percent of respondents would prefer biometric authentication over traditional password-based systems. The results were published in a white paper from customer identity management solutions provider Gigya, which commissioned OnePoll.com to conduct the study. The survey polled 2,000 adults in the US and 2,000 adults in the UK online this…

American Voters Want Change in Voting Technology: Smartmatic

American Voters Want Change in Voting Technology: Smartmatic

Smartmatic says a new survey conducted by the company clearly indicates an appetite for change to America’s voting system. The survey asked 1,000 registered voters about their attitudes toward voting and potential upgrades to voting systems, and found that 81 percent felt that changes should be made. Asked to select the priority from three potential…

Biometrics Year in Review: The Dedicated Roundup

Biometrics Year in Review: The Dedicated Roundup

FindBiometrics’ 13th annual Biometrics Year in Review has reached its conclusion. The identity management industry’s longest running year end survey is an ambitious project and results in a great deal of content as our editorial team unpacks and deconstructs it all. This year, in order to keep you up to speed on the latest published results…

Biometrics Year in Review: The Need for Liveness Detection

Biometrics Year in Review: The Need for Liveness Detection

As we come closer and closer to the dawn of 2016, it’s time to start considering goals. If not right out New Year’s resolutions, it’s at least prudent to identify areas of focus moving forward. In the identity management industry, there seems to be a strong intention to kill passwords over the next five years,…

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