Biometrics early adopters reveal secrets, challenges

Friday, 29 October 2004, 2:38 PM EST

In a conference room overlooking the site of the World Trade Center, early adopters of biometrics technology this week stressed the importance of determining someoneís true identity.

Gathered at the Millennium Hilton across the street from the site, attendees of the Fall 2004 Biometrics Summit heard about the challenges and benefits seen by those who would implement biometrics, both before and after the 9/11 attacks that put a greater focus on security needs. They also heard about why some companies still arenít yet ready for biometrics, technology that uses the personal characteristics of users to identify them.

By Jeff Caruso at NWF.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Android Fake ID bug allows malware to impersonate trusted apps

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Bluebox Security researchers unearthed a critical Android vulnerability which can be used by malicious applications to impersonate specially recognized trusted apps - and get all the privileges they have - without the user being none the wiser.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Jul 29th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //