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FIDO Authentication Spotlighted at World Economic Forum

FIDO Authentication Spotlighted at World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is encouraging organizations to adopt the FIDO Alliance’s passwordless authentication standards with a new paper that was published during last week’s annual meeting in Davos. The paper was put together with input from the FIDO Alliance and a number of member organizations, and specifically highlighted the fact that password-free authentication…

Aware Puts Biometrics in the Driver’s Seat in New Automotive White Paper

Aware Puts Biometrics in the Driver’s Seat in New Automotive White Paper

“It’s a compelling case for bringing biometrics into the car, and given Aware’s expertise in the world of biometric authentication, it’s coming from an expert source.” As today’s cars get increasingly sophisticated on the technological and IT front, Aware Inc. wants to put biometric technology in the driver’s seat. The company has published a new…

HID Global White Paper Makes Strong Case for Biometric Identity

HID Global White Paper Makes Strong Case for Biometric Identity

As physical and digital security continue to converge, HID Global has issued a new White Paper illustrating how biometric technology can be used to establish irrefutable identity and maintain trust. Entitled “Powering Trusted Identities with Biometrics“, the paper begins with the premise that ‘identity is who you are, not what you know’. Knowledge-based authentication mechanisms…

Biometrics, Identity Proofing & Certified Liveness Detection Can Mitigate Data Breaches: White Paper

Biometrics, Identity Proofing & Certified Liveness Detection Can Mitigate Data Breaches: White Paper

The digital world is an increasingly scary place, with each passing year delivering new data breach and hacking events in which consumers’ Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is spilled into the dark web and afflicted organizations suffer significant damages to their operations and their reputations. But digital security is evolving, too, and there are compelling solutions…

Iris ID White Paper Outlines Biometric Needs, Opportunities in Healthcare

Iris ID White Paper Outlines Biometric Needs, Opportunities in Healthcare

Iris ID has issued a new white paper on the exciting opportunities emerging in healthcare through biometric technology – and, of course, iris recognition in particular. It’s a timely analysis. As the report notes, multiple industry reports have predicted that the global healthcare biometrics market will see considerable growth over the next several years; Credence…

Federal Reserve Sounds Alarm About Synthetic Identity Fraud

Federal Reserve Sounds Alarm About Synthetic Identity Fraud

The US Federal Reserve System has released a new White Paper that calls attention to the growing threat of synthetic identity fraud. The paper defines a synthetic identity as one that combines false information – such as a fake name or date of birth – with legitimate information like a social security number that has…

This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories: Fingerprint Tech, ATMs & e-Passports

This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories: Fingerprint Tech, ATMs & e-Passports

It’s another varied assortment of topics and themes in this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top stories. And it begins with a bit of international flavor, with FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill having reported live from one of the year’s biggest trade shows in Africa, and a major fingerprint biometrics specialist checking in on its new office…

Identity Verification Market Driven by Digital Onboarding Demand

Identity Verification Market Driven by Digital Onboarding Demand

Goode Intelligence has published a new White Paper that highlights the importance of secure digital identity verification. Titled “The Digital Identity Problem – Solving the issue of trust,” the free paper suggests that reliable verification is essential because enterprises need to know the identities of their customers in order to safely do business with those…

NEXT White Paper Argues Bigger is Better for Biometric Sensors

NEXT White Paper Argues Bigger is Better for Biometric Sensors

NEXT Biometrics has long positioned itself as a uniquely capable biometric technology supplier for the emerging concept of fingerprint-scanning payment cards, and has issued a new White Paper laying out exactly why. Central to the argument is NEXT Biometrics’ use of large-size sensors. This isn’t a trivial matter, and there’s no need for technical expertise…

New Aware White Paper Outlines Enterprise Security Challenges, and Biometric Solutions

New Aware White Paper Outlines Enterprise Security Challenges, and Biometric Solutions

“Work will continue to change, but identity will always remain a fundamental element of enterprise security.” That observation is key to the perspective offered in Aware, Inc.‘s newest white paper, “Enterprise Security in the Age of Remote and Mobile Work”, a newly published resource offering a compelling assessment of the enterprise security landscape in the…

MasterCard Lays Out a Consumer-Friendly Set of Principles for Digital Identity

MasterCard Lays Out a Consumer-Friendly Set of Principles for Digital Identity

MasterCard has published a new paper in an effort to build a more consumer-friendly understanding of digital identity. Restoring Trust in a Digital World argues that digital autonomy is a fundamental human right, and seeks to give people more control over their identities based on a set of principles that prioritizes transparency, security, privacy, inclusion,…

The Week’s Most-Read Biometrics News: March 16-22

The Week’s Most-Read Biometrics News: March 16-22

This week’s most-read articles on FindBiometrics cover a range of topics, including liveness detection, security in the Internet of Things, and even a bit of biometrics controversy. First, though, some good news. Despite incursions from facial recognition in the wake of Apple’s launch of Face ID, the overall fingerprint biometrics market is going to continue…

New FaceTec White Paper Highlights Importance of Anti-Spoofing Standards

New FaceTec White Paper Highlights Importance of Anti-Spoofing Standards

“It comprehensively lays out the growing proliferation of biometric security, the serious risks that presentation attacks pose, and the consequent importance of independent, accredited industry testing…” Toward the end of this summer, FaceTec‘s ZoOm 3D Face Login authentication solution became the first in the world to attain Level 1 certification in iBeta’s Presentation Attack Detection…

HYPR, Goode Intelligence Target Vulnerabilities of Passwords in New White Paper

HYPR, Goode Intelligence Target Vulnerabilities of Passwords in New White Paper

“…HYPR emphasized that while a growing number of companies are wisely adopting biometric security, they’re also still relying on centralized password authentication, leaving them ‘vulnerable to credential stuffing and reuse attacks, phishing, social engineering credential theft, account takeover, payment fraud, prepaid product cash-out scams, loyalty fraud, and large-scale data breaches.’” HYPR Corp. has published a…

New IBIA White Papers Explain Benefits of Biometric Identification

New IBIA White Papers Explain Benefits of Biometric Identification

“The white papers represent the latest examples of the IBIA’s ongoing public education effort on biometric technologies…” The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has issued two new white papers aimed evangelizing the benefits of biometrics. One of the papers, entitled “The Biometric Answer to the Identity Challenge”, lays out the case for biometric identification…

SIA Predicts Growing Importance of AI, Blockchain in 2018 Digital Security Trends

SIA Predicts Growing Importance of AI, Blockchain in 2018 Digital Security Trends

It’s going to be an interesting year in digital security, suggests the Security Industry Association’s “Data Privacy and Security Trends for 2018” report. The first key trend outlined in the report is the rise of AI, both for the good guys and the bad guys. The report quotes Alan Silberberg, CEO of digital security consultancy…

Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Covers the Mobile Authentication Revolution

Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Covers the Mobile Authentication Revolution

Fresh off its rebrand from the “Smart Card Alliance”, the Secure Technology Alliance has announced a new white paper tackling the mobile authentication. Aptly titled Mobile Identity Authentication, the report offers an overview of the mobile authentication revolution, noting that as consumers increasingly use their smartphones to access a range of services, their devices are…

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