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More authentication and identity tech needed with fraud expected to increase

The proliferation of real-time payments platforms, including person-to-person (P2P) transfers and mobile payment platforms across Asia Pacific, has increased fraud losses for …

Apple Face ID
Facial recognition hardware to reach over 800 million devices by 2024

A new report from Juniper Research found that facial recognition hardware, such as Face ID on recent iPhones, will be the fastest growing form of smartphone biometric …

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Tackling biometric breaches, the decentralized dilemma

A recent discovery by vpnMentor revealed a worst case scenario for biometrics: a large cache of biometric data being exposed to the rest of the world. In this case web-based …

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Global security screening systems market to reach $12.2 billion by 2024

The global security screening systems market was worth $7.9 Billion in 2018, according to ResearchAndMarkets. Security screening refers to any electronic, visual or manual …

GitHub
GitHub announces wider array of 2FA options, including security keys and biometrics

GitHub has started supporting the Web Authentication (WebAuthn) web standard, allowing users to use security keys for two-factor authentication with a wide variety of browsers …

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Huge database found leaking biometric, personal info of millions

While working on a web-mapping project, vpnMentor researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar discovered a publicly accessible database containing fingerprint records of over 1 …

AI
The rise of biometrics and passwordless security

Whether you realize it or not, our current era of mobile and cloud computing can be defined, both positively and negatively, by shared secrets. Shared secrets — passwords, …

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Avoiding a biometric dystopia

In part one of our two-part series, we explored how biometric authentication methods are being defeated. In the second part, we’ll explore how manipulating biometrics can …

iPhone
Most organizations plan to adopt new authentication solutions within two years

Enabling mobile device authentication with biometric-based access is the best approach to eliminate passwords, according to MobileIron. Percentage of respondents identifying …

identity
Beating biometrics: Why biometric authentication alone is not a panacea

As we witness the accelerating use of biometrics throughout our lives, we must pause to consider the risks and ramifications of doing so as technological advancements make it …

Password
Insecure password memory aids: A passwordless future could be the solution

There is a readiness for passwordless security methods such as biometrics, with 70% workers believing biometrics would benefit the workplace, according to Okta. The …

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Personal security and national security concerns are back on the rise

More than one in five (22%) Americans say they have cancelled plans or considered cancelling plans to attend large-scale public events due to concerns about physical attacks …

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