As fraud rises, a new report has revealed that biometric-based authentication is set to become more prevalent in the UK.
Mastercard plans to authenticate transactions using selfies and thumb-prints, in a bid to move away from traditional username and password authentication, and make the payment process as frictionless as possible.
Barclays bank is to begin identifying customers by voice recognition, representing the latest industry attempt to abolish passwords.
This week, biometrics isn't quite up to scratch for banking, Amex breached and SC Magazine UK released its finalists for the upcoming 2016 awards.
A German hacker who rose to fame after hacking Apple's TouchID has revealed a method where iris images taken from a distance with a high-resolution camera can be recreated with a laser printer.
The SC Magazine UK roundtable convened with several industry experts to talk about the issues surround identity and access management
SCMagazineUK.com investigates the real value of biometric IDs, particularly fingerprints, on smartphones.
Eyeprints - of veins in the white, not the iris of an eye - captured via selfie are another biometric option for 2-factor security, but concerns about the implications of compromise remain.
A leading French security company plans to continue its work in the Russian market, despite the Western sanctions imposed against the country.
Differences in brain patterns allow a computer to currently achieve 94 percent accuracy in identification, but a lot more work is needed to make it a security id option.
Smartphone users could be offered a new way to protect their devices. Fujitsu is set to introduce iris-scanning technology for phones as an alternative security measure.
A new approach to mobile user protection should focus on self-defending apps that provide an integrated, dedicated and secure solution to cyber-crime threats suggests Tom Lysemose Hansen
The gradual shift to biometric authentication continues with the news that two UK banks will allow customers to sign-in to their accounts by using Apple iPhone's fingerprint recognition technology.
As DeepFace facial recognition rolls out on Facebook its still unclear exactly what the privacy implications may be.
The problem with passwords, is users says Francois Amigorena, and overcoming user-error can make passwords fit for purpose once again.
A panel compromising the former head of GCHQ, leading scientists and privacy rights campaigners raised concerns over the use of biometrics at a government committee meeting earlier this week.
The growing cyber-threat landscape poses some awkward questions for present and future authentication methods, argues Barry Scott.
Touch fingerprint ID: still hackable on the iPhone 6 and not noticably more secure.
The FBI: we have your facial and fingerprint templates on file...
Biometric id options need appropriate mobile computing support to ensure that they too are not compromised says Jon Geater.
You could be implicated as a criminal suspect, just by virtue of having that image in the non-criminal file, says the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Single step authentication on Galaxy leaves PayPal accounts open to abuse say German researchers.
There are better paths to authentication than passwords, primarily using multifactor and biometric tools, says Peter Stephenson.
Is the introduction of new technologies adding to security, or undermining it, asks Toby Flaxman, Senior Technical Security Consultant, IRM plc
People would not expect to bring a server to work, yet the concept of 'bring your own device' (BYOD) is about taking authentication home with you.