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Biometric authentication app downloads to reach 770 million by 2019

More than 770 million biometric authentication applications will be downloaded per annum by 2019, up from just 6 million this year. This will reduce dependence on alphanumeric …

Biometric tool prevents fraud

BioCatch launched its eCommerce fraud prevention solution. The new tool uses behavioral biometric analysis to detect suspicious behavior and authenticate repeat customers, …

Stanford professor scrutinizes India’s biometric identification program

The cutting edge of biometric identification — using fingerprints or eye scans to confirm a person’s identity — isn’t at the FBI or the Department of Homeland …

Lie detection technology that accurately reads eye behavior

A company has discovered how to not just open the window to the soul via one’s eyes, but also accurately determine whether or not that soul is lying. For years, …

By 2016, 30% of organizations will use biometric authentication on mobile devices

The consumerization of IT and business BYOD programs have resulted in potential security problems for IT leaders, according to Gartner. User expectations of a clean and simple …

Biometric open protocol standard for safer authentication established

While biometrics are becoming a ubiquitous component of securing consumer data on mobile and other digital devices, there is no industry standard in place to protect that data …

BYOD and biometrics in the enterprise – ally or enemy?

BYOD continues its victory march as the enabler of choice among employees juggling increasingly intertwined home and work lives – for IT managers however it is the stuff …

Alliance dedicated to wireless biometric authentication launched

Natural Security has announced the launch and newly elected governing board of the world’s first open Alliance dedicated to secure transactions based on wireless and …

Why the iPhone fingerprint reader is a good idea

Two new iPhones have been announced. According to Apple’s presentation, the most common way to secure a device is with a passcode and about half of smartphone users do …

Replacing passwords and PINs with your heartbeat

We’ve been hearing for a while now that passwords will soon become a thing of the past and, as it seems now, biometric authentication is likely to take their place. The …

Fingerprint algorithm for Android devices

Precise Biometrics AB has launched a new software product designed and optimized for embedding fingerprint verification on smartphones and tablets. Precise BioMatch Mobile …

Multi-service authentication via palm vein images

Fujitsu has been creating and releasing palm vein biometric authentication and identification systems for over a decade, but have now presented a new one that definitely …

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