Biometrics news stories - Page 2
NEC named Frost & Sullivan Biometrics Company of the Year
The award recognises NEC's foresight in innovating and developing biometric solutions for the future that maximises customer value and experience.
The impact of bringing biometrics to the door
"Despite the benefits of biometrics, there have been impediments to its broader enterprise adoption."
Why multifunction devices need biometric security
PINs, or ID badges on card readers are important basic measures, but can still leave information vulnerable in the case that they’re lost, stolen, or copied.
Nuance biometrics fight back against fraud
Nuance Communications has crunched the numbers and discovered that it has prevented more than US$1 billion worth of fraud from being passed on to users of its Nuance Security Suite.
Facial recognition helps problem pokies players say no
The New Zealand Community Trust is using facial recognition tech to help problem gamblers exclude themselves from gambling rooms.
Identity and Access Management
ImageWare unveils biometric-based digital identity platform
"Identity is the new security perimeter," declares ImageWare CEO Jim Miller.
Gartner: Smartphone biometrics coming to the workplace
Gartner predicts increased adoption of mobile-centric biometric authentication and SaaS-delivered IAM.
Facial recognition tech can identify partial images of people
We’re now at the point where technology doesn’t even need an entire image of someone to identify them.
LG G8 ThinkQ will include IR facial recognition
With Infineon’s REAL3 image sensor chip, LG offers a depth measuring selfie camera for face-based security.
Oppo unveils world-first 10x lossless zoom phone camera
At a conference Oppo has revealed its revolutionary phone camera in addition to new fingerprint unlocking tech.
A photo still enough to defeat face unlock of many phones
Despite almost all smartphone manufacturers bragging about just how secure their ‘face unlock’ feature is, a new study has found many models wanting in security.
Two top execs’ predictions for cybersecurity in 2019
One Identity and Secureworks executives Alex Tilley and Serkan Cetin have released what they see coming for cybersecurity in 2019.
How voice biometric solutions reduce friction and cut fraud
"By deploying voice biometric solutions, organisations are able to authenticate customer transactions instantly."
Internet of Things
Transform responsibly - CompTIA’s top 10 tech trends
From IoT to AI, these innovations have the greatest potential to make near-term impacts on business, but CompTIA warns to approach them with care.
Touch ID for BNZ mobile banking app on its way
“Our customers expect easier and faster ways to access their banking information. Touch ID delivers that without compromising security."
Schools using fingerprint technology to deter theft
“When items like laptops and tablets are taken from schools, it can have a pretty big impact."
Biometrics: the time is now
From customer contact centres and logical access control, to cloud computing and password management, has enterprisebiometrics come of age?