Biometrics: What and How
by Moustafa Kamal El-Hadidi - MIS Student, Delta Academy for Science - Monday, 19 March 2007.
Humans use body characteristics to recognize each other. Some characteristics donít change over time and some do. What characteristics do we use for identifying people? Are they accurate? Can we depend on them in our daily life?

A biometric system is a pattern recognition system; it operates by acquiring biometric data from a person, extracting a feature set from the acquired data and comparing this feature against the templates in the database.

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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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