Biometric sensors keep finger on security

Monday, 27 December 2004, 2:53 PM EST

Biometric security with fingerprint matching involves protecting results -- a user's template, fingerprint images, a fingerprint's features, and a user's finger. The simplest design solution for a client considering finger-print matching is to embed all functions and data in tamper-resistant smart cards.

However, smart cards with a fingerprint scanner and high-powered processor for feature extraction and image processing may not be practical because of the cost of distributing the card to each user.

By D.B. Kulkarni and A. Suhas at the Linux Insider.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The evolution of backup and disaster recovery

Posted on 25 July 2014.  |  Amanda Strassle, IT Senior Director of Data Center Service Delivery at Seagate Technology, talks about enterprise backup issues, illustrates how the cloud shaping an IT department's approach to backup and disaster recovery, and more.


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

Mon, Jul 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //