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Monday, May 27th, 2019

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Fingerprint and face recognition technology control access at a construction site in China

Fingerprint and face recognition technology control access at a construction site in China

It is certainly unusual to see an advanced fingerprint and face recognition system being used at a noisy construction site, as the way of controlling access for its workers.

Cybercriminals to continue targeting IoT and Apple devices in 2016

Cybercriminals to continue targeting IoT and Apple devices in 2016

Today’s cybercriminals are skilled enough and sufficiently resourced to have the persistence and patience to carry out highly successful attacks on consumers, businesses and governments around the world. Their efforts have turned cybercrime into big business with private information being stolen on an epic scale.

Cybercriminals to continue targeting IoT and Apple devices in 2016

Cybercriminals to continue targeting IoT and Apple devices in 2016

As the year draws to a close, Symantec’s security intelligence team has put together the top security predictions for the year ahead and beyond.

Singaporean consumers believe biometrics will reduce risks of online banking fraud

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The majority of Singaporean consumers using mobile banking applications want their mobile devices to instantly recognize them via biometrics, such as fingerprint and voiceprint, instead of having to prove who they are with passwords and usernames, reveals a new report released from Telstra.

Right technologies critical to success of online voting and e-voting

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Online voting and e-voting could become a larger part of the political process around the world but only if the right technologies and processes are implemented to ensure its security, says Intel Security.

Malaysians support using biometrics for air travel

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A majority of Malaysians support the use of biometric-based security measures to verify the identity of passengers boarding aircraft, according to the 2014 Unisys Security Index. 

Five innovations that will change our lives within five years

Imagine being able to power your home with the energy your create yourself. Or read minds. Impossible, you say?

5 'factors' that give m-commerce users control and confidence

Hoping to raise further consumer and commercial confidence in mobile commerce, an Australia-based security vendor is providing a higher form of security and greater control over transactions.

Unlike most authorization platforms such as tokens and short message service (SMS) which typically use two factors, Qpay Pty Ltd’s patented technology involves two sessions and covers up to five factors of authentication, including voice biometrics, password, phone, a random question and a random word out of several hundred thousand in the dictionary.

Gemalto to integrate smart cards and biometrics for Windows

Gemalto, a digital security company, and Precise Biometrics, a fingerprint solutions provider for smart cards, introduced Gemalto .NET Bio. This innovative solution enables organizations to enhance network security and protect online identities by replacing weak, static passwords with strong authentication using Gemalto .NET smart cards and Precise Match-on-Card fingerprint biometric technology. Gemalto .NET Bio is easy to deploy and manage, and integrates seamlessly into Microsoft Windows environments.

Public support for biometrics decline in Hong Kong

Despite their widespread use in Hong Kong, public support for security identifiers including biometrics has declined over the past 12 months, according to the latest Unisys Security Index for Hong Kong. 

The index includes additional research on the level of acceptance of biometrics as an identify verifier for trusted organizations such as government and financial institutions.