Many people are familiar with biometrics as a security measure at airports or police stations, where they often use a fingerprint as a form of identification, but there are many other uses outside of law enforcement.
Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence identifying people based on how they type can now be done with a very high level of accuracy, making it a viable replacement for other forms of authentication on the Web.
When the French government quietly announced, in the middle of a holiday weekend, the merging of two files to create a megadatabase holding the biometrics of almost 60 million French citizens, it was clearly hoping to avoid an outcry....
Banks are under assault from cybercriminals at an alarming rate. Passwords, PINs, and secret questions all have significant limitations. Will biometrics save banks? Watch the video and lets discuss. (8 minutes)