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Zwipe adds to its biometric credential platform

Zwipe ID(c) includes an integrated fingerprint sensor and uses biometric authentication technology to capture the users fingerprint and process it on the device

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ShoCard and SITA want to store your ID details on the blockchain to authenticate travelers

ShoCard and SITA want to store your ID details on the blockchain to authenticate travelers | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
ShoCard and SITA, the IT company for the air transport industry, have been working together on an interesting project. They’ve been looking at ways to store..
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Brainwaves – A New Type of Fingerprint?

Brainwaves – A New Type of Fingerprint? | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Studying the electrical activity of the brain has revealed one amazing thing: our brainwaves are individualized and unique.
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Rethinking Authentication And Biometric Security, The Toptal Way

How does one secure a vast, distributed network of tech talent? There are three ways of doing this: the right way, the wrong way, and the Toptal way.
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Selfie payments: Marketing stunt or the real deal?

Selfie payments: Marketing stunt or the real deal? | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
An increasing number of companies are working on new biometric procedures that quickly and convenien...
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The FBI Wants to Keep the National Biometric Database a Secret

The FBI Wants to Keep the National Biometric Database a Secret | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
If you are an outspoken activist, have ever been detained, or arrested, your biometric information is more than likely contained in this database.
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Google Could End Passwords Forever With This Innovation

Google Could End Passwords Forever With This Innovation | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
A new project from Google could end passwords forever.
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Biometric Devices Raise Governance Issues for CIOs

Biometric Devices Raise Governance Issues for CIOs | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Recent lawsuits filed by users against Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google highlight the risks that companies face as they adopt the technology as an alternative to the password​.
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Facebook's newest privacy problem: 'Faceprint' data

Facebook's newest privacy problem: 'Faceprint' data | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
A court case moves forward over whether the social network is breaking the law for not asking your explicit permission for scanning and storing your facial features.
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6 Barriers To IoT Data Flow

6 Barriers To IoT Data Flow | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Enterprises are integrating IoT devices into their ecosystems to get data that was not available previously. As with most new data sources, there may be concerns about whether the data is accessible, usable, valuable, and secure.
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Police Can Force You to Use Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your Phone

Police Can Force You to Use Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your Phone | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
But they can’t make you cough up your passcode.
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OS X 10.12 Could Allow Unlocking Via iPhone’s Touch ID

OS X 10.12 Could Allow Unlocking Via iPhone’s Touch ID | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Touch ID is Apple’s way of securing iOS devices by using biometric security in the form of fingerprints to protect devices like the iPhon
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Motorists could soon store their DVLA documents in Apple's Wallet app

Motorists could soon store their DVLA documents in Apple's Wallet app | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
DVLA is working on a smartphone version of the UK driving licence, which will appear in Apple's Wallet app. A 'protocol' version (pictured right) was uploaded to twitter by DVLA's CEO.
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Does Fingerprint Access Make Your Phone Less Secure?

By creating another type of entry mode to smartphones, phone makers created another vector of attack for would-be hackers.
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Samsung launches its first Android device with iris recognition security, sees "great potential" in the technology

Samsung launches its first Android device with iris recognition security, sees "great potential" in the technology | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Samsung spared iris recognition for its flagship handsets, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, but the company isn't one to turn a blind eye to developments in biometric security.
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Facebook wants you to become an emoji

Facebook wants you to become an emoji | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Facebook has been awarded a patent outlining a system that can turn emojis into corresponding images of its users, for use in messaging and comments.
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Google's password-killing project is coming later this year

Google's password-killing project is coming later this year | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Google plans to start testing its password-killing Project Abacus, with banks next month via a new Trust API.
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Blockchain Startup Develops Identity App with Major Airline IT Firm

Blockchain Startup Develops Identity App with Major Airline IT Firm | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Blockchain startup ShoCard has developed a proof-of-concept focused on digital identity in partnership with a major airline IT firm.
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An iPhone case maker 'reveals' that the iPhone 7 will have quad speakers

An iPhone case maker 'reveals' that the iPhone 7 will have quad speakers | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
iPhone 7 rumours are flying, and we've picked up lots of hints about new features that could appear in the iPhone 7, from wireless charging to a touchscreen with built-in Touch ID.
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Google plans to eliminate passwords from Android

Google plans to eliminate passwords from Android | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Google's #ProjectAbacus set to replace passwords with #biometrics on #Android apps | https://t.co/6qNSlmGYUY https://t.co/CYnoM6rkIx
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Mobile authentication and biometrics: A sign of things to come

Mobile authentication and biometrics: A sign of things to come | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
HSBC's planned use of voice recognition and touch security is the latest in a line of announcements from banks looking to take a step closer to biometrics.
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FBI Wants to Exempt Its Massive Biometric Database from Some Federal Privacy Rules

FBI Wants to Exempt Its Massive Biometric Database from Some Federal Privacy Rules | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
The database could include more than 52 million facial photos.
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Mobile banking moves out of online shadow

Mobile banking moves out of online shadow | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
With half of Americans now banking through their smartphones and tablets, providers are finally taking steps to move the channel out of onlin
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Presidential Candidates All But Ignore Cybersecurity

Presidential Candidates All But Ignore Cybersecurity | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
Trump, Clinton, Sanders Fail to Spell Out Their Cyber Policies
America's cyber infrastructure is under constant attack, and damage to it could have significant consequences. But the presidential candidates haven't had much to say about the issue.
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Mobile banking – A platform for engagement

Mobile banking – A platform for engagement | Iris Scans and Biometrics | Scoop.it
In a country where the Internet is accessed mainly on mobile, mobile banking is gaining traction among consumers, and not just those from the younger generations.
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