A developer's use of facial recognition technology to scan the faces of pedestrians in London has sparked concerns from residents, the mayor and Britain's privacy watchdog. Meanwhile, the use of the technology is raising privacy concerns worldwide and is even becoming an issue in the U.S. presidential race.
A South Korean company that makes a biometric access control platform exposed fingerprint, facial recognition data and personal information after leaving an Elasticsearch database open, security researchers say. They found 23GB of data belonging to organizations that use Suprema's BioStar 2 system.
With continued data breaches occurring, and heavy fines making headlines, the time is now to think more proactively about applying granular access controls to protect your unstructured data from accidental and malicious data loss.
In this webinar, we will look at typical use cases and demands - in particular data...
As businesses worldwide transition to digital first models, traditional identity verification methods are being targeted by increasingly sophisticated fraud attempts.
Why? Because tricking the system has never been so lucrative.
Biometric verification enables customers to prove ownership of their identity documents,...
Biometrics may be in fashion, but it's in part because users are ready, willing and able to use it to prove their identity, thanks to Apple, Samsung, Google and other players providing trustable hardware for verifying people's fingerprints and faces, says IBM Security's Neil Warburton.
License plate and traveler photos collected at the U.S. border have been compromised after a federal government subcontractor was hacked. While Customs and Border Protection officials claim the image data hasn't been seen online, security experts say it's already available for download via a darknet site.
Biometric technology has been gathering traction and is becoming almost ubiquitous across a range of industries and applications. But how does it work, what are the benefits, and what do businesses need to look at when implementing the technology?
Watch this Q&A with Onfido's biometrics expert, Susana Lopes, to...
The quality of authentication provided by behavioral biometrics is improving, says James Stickland, CEO of Veridium. Nevertheless, he says, "we haven't reached a maturity level where it is used as an explicit form of authentication, but it's certainly now deemed as an implicit form of authentication."
Cognitive and behavioral biometrics can play an important role in the fight against fraud. This session describes various models used for behavior pattern analysis and demonstrate how this may be integrated into a SOC to achieve a proactive posture.
Developing a risk framework with cognitive...
While banks are undergoing digital transformations, one of the ways they communicate is decidedly analog. Because not every customer wants to engage through apps or websites, contact centers still need to answer the phone.
Fraudsters know this too: Armed with personal information, PINs and passwords exposed by...
Driven by Marriott's Starwood mega-breach, California lawmakers are pushing legislation that would expand the state's pioneering data breach notification requirements to include breaches of biometric data and all types of government identification numbers, including passports.