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6 reasons biometrics are bad authenticators (and 1 acceptable use)

Biometrics-only authentication is inaccurate, hackable and far from foolproof.

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N-dimensional behavioral biometrics: a viable solution for digital fraud?

Artificial intelligence can be used to stop identity fraud from reaching record-breaking highs.

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Can biometrics fix Know Your Customer?

The issues of Know Your Customer (KYC) verification, like costs and portability, may be able to be fixed with the data from biometrics identification systems.


Biometrics in the workplace: what about consent and legitimate interest?

How can organizations processing biometric data for workplace security or fraud prevention use cases ensure that they are compliant with requirements within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? This article explores the use...

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Self-sovereign biometrics and the future of digital identity

Could we travel without passport or any documents? Our biometrics hold the key to efficient, safer and more secure travel in the future according to a 2018 World Economic Forum report.

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Decentralized biometric authentication reshapes mobile payments

Once trust is lost, it’s extremely hard to get it back.

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Biometrics and blockchains: Why identity matters [part 2]

One of the most common new applications for blockchains is digital identity. Today, your passport, driver’s license, birth certificate and other forms of identity are recorded primarily on paper, kept on your person or in filing...

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Biometrics and blockchains: Why identity matters (part 1)

Your identity matters online because so many services now require proof for access to money, benefits, and medical information. Document-based credentials, like birth certificates, passports, and driver's licenses, will become...


Are we ready for biometrics to speed us to the airport gate?

Are the current implementations of biometrics ready for mass adoption?

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