Data Access/Security

This section will provide all the latest news and information on how biometrics is being used for logical access control, including data access, device access and data security…

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Australian Government plays down mass biometric surveillance concerns 17 August 2018

Australian Home Affairs seek to ease concerns about the proposed intorduction of biometric and facial recognition technologies.


EyeLock patent envisions privacy protection at network level 17 August 2018

Iris security firm EyeLock has reported that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. patent No. 100,009,178 B2, to the company, adding to the company's IP portfolio, according to a press release.


Airport Automated Biometric Tech expected to reach over US$1 Billion in revenue 16 August 2018

Research firm Acuity Market Intelligence has found that by the end of 2020 just 17% of the Total Addressable Market (TAM) of nearly 100,000 automated biometric check-in, auto bag drop, and border control, security checkpoint and boarding kiosks and eGates will be deployed.


Behavioural Biometrics: Tracking how you interact with technology 15 August 2018

The way you interact with technology is as unique as any fingerprint or iris pattern. These markers are being used by banks and other companies to help fight cybercrime and fraud.

Features

Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 


Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Intelligence and Efficiency through On-Demand Media Analysis using Face Recognition

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. This, coupled with the massive increase in the creation of digital media and the availability of cheap computing, now provides authorities with the ability to bulk ingest and process media in an automated fashion. Carl Gohringer, one of Planet Biometrics' Expert Panel members reports.


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