30,000 infrared dots called 'True Depth' build a map of an individual's face so Face ID can claim a 1 in 1,000,000 rate of error but its not infallible; biometric authentication should be used in combination with other forms of authentication.
Millennials use passwords less than others and as they come to dominate the workforce, their online authentication habits impact the way employers and technology companies provide access to devices and applications.
Indian woman dies of starvation because of failures in system for biometric authentication for rations; her status is wrongly changed, unknown to victim who then receives reduced rations.
A society where identity authentication is allowed without users' volition would be a society where democracy is dead. The password as memorised secret is absolutely necessary says Hitoshi Kokumai.
For voice biometrics to become a cross-industry security standard, there is a greater need for a more advanced and robust solution says Nick Gaubitch.
Smart devices demand smart authentication, with frictionless security in the background, not impacting usability - and behavioural biometrics is one option that may be able to deliver suggests David Vergara.
A society where login without users' volition is allowed would be a society where democracy is dead says Hitoshi Kokumai
The biometrics firm argues that the issues with biometrics often cloud over the benefits gained from using them.
The German Chaos Computer Club (CCC) hackers has found a way to cheat the biometric verification safety feature found on the Samsung Galaxy S8
Raz Rafaeli looks at top trends that can be expected in authentication this year and what it means practically for organisations and individual users.
As Microsoft files a patent for secure user authentication using a stylus, SC Media UK asks if the world needs yet more biometric security?
Biometrics should be used with another authentication factor and needs to depend on passwords as a recovery mechanism says Hitoshi Kokumai, thus other alternatives to text passwords are needed - such as images.
Biometric identification might be the latest weapon in the cyber-security battle, but it is not without risk. Lee Painter argues that those risks mean the traditional password won't be disappearing any time soon.
McDonald's has been tinkering with the idea of using biometrics to manage employee access to corporate systems inside its retail locations, said a McDonald's corporate manager at SC Congress Chicago on Thursday.
More than half of global consumers believe mobile wallets are less secure than cash, but nearly 60 percent of executives say mobile money will build their business because it's safe.
André Malinowski discusses his view on how Britain is too trusting of biometric security
Biometrics can actually weaken authentication security if not implemented correctly says Hitoshi Kokumai, who asks, what exactly does the NIST Authentication Guideline have to say on this issue?
Tony Anscombe says biometric identification is becoming the security measure of choice for a growing number of companies.
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A mid-year update to HID's top 2016 security trends has been released. During the first six month's of the year, HID stated continued progression in market adoption of mobile solutions and interest in the Internet of Things (IoT).
Over two thirds (68 percent) of consumers across Europe are interested in using biometrics when making a payment, especially when integrated with other security measures.
Tony Anscombe asks, which is more secure, the password or biometrics?
The FBI recently pressed for a 29-year-old Los Angeles woman to provide her fingerprint to open her phone after she was sentenced in an identity theft case.
Despite new adoptions by RBS and Natwest, even three factor authentication may not be enough to adequately defend online banking against attackers according to experts
Two researchers at Michigan State University have succesfully spoofed security on two models of smartphone using a mere inkjet printer.
From HSBC's new voice recognition access to the now ubiquitous finger print readers, biometrics promise greater levels of security - but are often more about delivering a satisfying user-experience reports Davey Winder.
The rollout of fingerprint ID and voice recognition to authenticate customers' is a step change in online security but won't solve all our cyber problems.
There are legal issues and technical vulnerabilties aound the use of fingerprint scanners on mobiles, hence, Anthony Neary says, it is vital to have a mix of solutions which enable maximum possible security.
Lee Munson describes how facial recognition could be the future of stronger security via Windows 10.