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Biometric identification must rise to protect us


20 Jun, 2016 04:18 pm

The current 'weaknesses' in one, two and even three-factor authentication techniques are not enough to keep us safe.


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New security methods built on biometric technologies are capable of using a person's fingerprints, voice, heartbeat or even gait (walking posture) as a means of authentication.
 
According to a recent report, "When it comes to the corporate environment, biometric authentication has a long way to go in order to catch up to the level of adoption seen within the consumer realm today.
TAKEAWAY THOUGHTEven cutting edge biometric technologies have a long way to go i.e. fingerprint readers are often befuddled by the simple presence of dirt. We are a long way from safe, yet.
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