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Does Precision Make Perfect? 11 Views On Facial Recognition Software

Facial recognition technology may be gaining steam across a variety of applications, but it certainly isn't perfect. This past summer, the American Civil Liberties Union released test results that showed the limits of this technology: Amazon's Rekognition API falsely identified 28 photos of Congress members as a match for public mug shots.
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3 Reasons Why We Shouldn’t Be Replacing Touch ID with Face ID

We are entering a new age of digital security. Today, we’ve seen the spotlight back on facial recognition with global organizations like Apple and Samsung replacing their Touch ID fingerprint scanners in favor of the 3D facial technology.
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Does Your Biometric and Behavioral Biometric Data Meet Data Privacy Compliances?

With passwords so vulnerable to compromise, there is a never-ending search for the best authentication method. Biometrics gets discussed a lot as a secure and logical login option because, theoretically, no one should be able to reproduce your retina or fingerprint.
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The Future of Credit-Card ID Verification

Credit-card companies, banks and vendors are changing how they verify consumers’ identities. Passwords and PINs could become less important. Biometric analysis could become the norm.
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BostInno’s 2018 50 on Fire

Today, we’re officially announcing the 50 people and companies that are truly heating up Boston’s ecosystem. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be spotlighting a number of these finalists on our site and in our newsletter, The Beat.
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Regulators: What’s Holding You Back?

Today, technology is evolving faster than regulators can keep pace with, including the rise of biometric identification systems. According to recent MasterCard study, “Biometrics are an alternative that offer potential usability improvements, while retaining or improving the security guarantees.
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Military, Government Users Just as Bad About Password Hygiene as Civilians

Military and government users aren't engaging in password hygiene any better than their brethren in less sensitive, private-sector positions, according to a new study out this week, which shows both sides creating weak passwords at about the same rate.
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In case you were wondering why jobs are being cut…

Has Reach, the newspaper publisher formerly known as Trinity Mirror, allowed a fox to enter the henhouse? Simon Fox, chief executive, is cutting about 70 jobs after the takeover of the Express titles earlier in the year.
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Senators Concerned About State Department’s Cybersecurity Failures

A group of United States senators this week sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting clarifications regarding the Department of State’s failure to meet federal cybersecurity standards. The letter was signed by senators Ron Wyden, Cory Gardner, Edward J. Markey, Rand Paul, and Jeanne Shaheen.
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Safe and Secure – Dr. John Callahan on Fingers, Eyes, Voice, and Face (Advanced Biometric Security in a Digital World)

The digital world in which we live requires most people to utilize devices and platforms that could potentially expose sensitive data. Breaches are a grave concern and thus security is an incredibly important issue that every individual, every business, must consider. Veridium has developed a system in which users can choose to be identified via biometrics, unique characteristics and traits (face, fingerprints, voice, etc.), and discard the archaic, insecure system of password identification.
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