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

BIO-key debuts bike lock 03 January 2019

BIO-key International has announced it will introduce a new line of robust biometric and Bluetooth enabled carabiner locks for bicycles, scooters and motorcycles at CES 2019.


'Masterprints' used to hack fingerprint systems 16 November 2018

NYU researchers have demonstrated the vulnerability of fingerprint recognition systems to dictionary attacks based on 'masterprints'.


BIO-key secures more than $10M in orders 15 November 2018

BIO-key has secured in excess of $10 million in orders for its biometric authentication platform from two Hong Kong based companies focused on the technology and financial services industries in Asia.


Tapplock announces new fingerprint padlock 14 November 2018

Tapplock is introducing its newest generation of fingerprint-enabled security, the Tapplock one+, along with its new enterprise platform, Tapplock enterprise, at an upcoming conference.

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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Events


Securex West Africa 16-17 Apr 19

connect:ID 2019 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 29 Apr 19 - 01 May 19


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Sponsored Links

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