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  • Facial recognition coming to Australian airports

    The federal government will spend $22.5 million over the next three years deploying facial recognition technology at Australia’s airports, eliminating the need for travelers to produce passports at gates.

    Written by Byron Connolly27 July 17 16:14
  • IT security concerns reach new high

    The Australian public’s concern about security issues is the highest it has been in the last 10 years, according to research.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 June 17 11:06
  • ATO rolls out voice biometrics for online services

    ​The Australian Tax Office has integrated voice biometric technology into its mobile app, allowing taxpayers to quickly and easily prove their identity when engaging with the ATO’s suite of online services.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner22 Jan. 16 10:45
Features about biometrics
  • Biometrics: What, Where and Why

    Biometrics encompasses a variety of methods for ensuring identity based on physical or behavioral traits. Conventional identifying traits include fingerprints, face topology, iris structure, hand geometry, vein structure, voice, signature and keystroke recognition. Emerging technologies analyze characteristics such as gait, odor, and ear shape. Rather than being used in isolation, biometrics systems are increasingly becoming multimodal, an approach that serves both to increase security and overcome failure-to-enroll problems.

    Written by Mary Brandel25 March 10 06:41

Whitepapers about biometrics

  • Password reset: The time vampire of the IT universe

    Despite analysts and the media turning their attention to multi-factor authentication and biometrics, passwords are still one of the most important authentication methods. This paper discusses potential password policies. · We’re keen to move beyond passwords because they’re insecure or they waste time, and security can suffer because users have poor password hygiene · Anecdotal evidence suggests that between one-sixth and one-third of all help desk calls still focus on passwords · According to Gartner, calls for basic password resets can constitute 20% or more of calls to the average service desk

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