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…

Latest Headlines

DISA planning gait biometric checks 12 January 2018


The Defense Information Systems Agency wants to use gait as well as fingerprints and iris scans to improve identity verification, reports government media


Dusun Electron to launch face recognition access control for IoT 29 December 2017

Dusun Electron has developed a new access control product that provides identity confirmation using biometrics and a machine learning algorithm. 


Japanese bank Aeon to use Mofiria biometric tech 11 December 2017

Japan-based Aeon Bank has selected Mofiria to enable its customers conduct empty-handed transactions with biometric identity verification.


UTI Mutual Fund to use biometric verification 08 December 2017

India's UTI Mutual Fund has introduced Aadhaar based e-KYC using biometric verification validated through UIDAI.

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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