Applications at their fingertips

Monday, 9 August 2004, 11:56 AM EST

Remembering complicated passwords or personal identification numbers is no longer necessary for at least 1,300 Defense Department employees who are using new technology to access their computers.

The group, part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (NII), is one year into the pilot test of a program that enables users to sign on to their computers and access applications using only a fingerprint authentication system.

By Dan Caterinicchia at FCW.

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