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HID Global releases fingerprint reader in AU market
HID Global has introduced a new fingerprint reader to the Australian market, as biometric authentication becomes the fastest-growing segment in the access control market.
Biometric speedgate comes to New Zealand and Australia
A secure speedgate utilising advanced biometric technology is now available in Australia and New Zealand.
Security top priority for Filipinos when choosing a bank - Unisys
Filipinos have greatest appetite in Asia Pacific to use biometrics to access banking services
Japan's MUFG Bank deploys Nok Nok Labs biometric authentication
Customers at Japan’s MUFG Bank now have access to a range of new biometric authentication options for their mobile devices.
Gartner: Smartphone biometrics coming to the workplace
Gartner predicts increased adoption of mobile-centric biometric authentication and SaaS-delivered IAM.
Uganda Police Force uses biometrics to catch criminals
Police in Uganda are using biometric data and solutions to help them identify suspects and solve crimes in a more efficient way.
LogRhythm announces eight cybersecurity predictions for 2019
LogRhythm’s predictions paint a sombre picture for the state of cybersecurity in 2019.
A photo still enough to defeat face unlock of many phones
Despite almost all smartphone manufacturers bragging about just how secure their ‘face unlock’ feature is, a new study has found many models wanting in security.
2019: The year attackers steal faces - Forcepoint
While passwords may change, physical biometrics are genetic and specific to each person.
Two top execs’ predictions for cybersecurity in 2019
One Identity and Secureworks executives Alex Tilley and Serkan Cetin have released what they see coming for cybersecurity in 2019.
Exclusive: Moving away from passwords to two-factor authentication
New developments in ‘zero log-in’ technology look set to redefine the authentication process as we know it and put paid to the dubious protection offered by passwords.
Making biometric technology more secure – One Identity
There are distinct security advantages to using something that’s a unique part of the user, rather than something they must recall from memory.
How voice biometric solutions reduce friction and cut fraud
"By deploying voice biometric solutions, organisations are able to authenticate customer transactions instantly."
NEC invests in Tascent, a US-based iris biometric system company
"This investment and partnership will enable the two companies to jointly enhance the capacity of iris recognition."
Why voice biometrics will end the password era
Voice biometrics is a tried and tested security measure that more and more organisations are putting in place as more consumers ask for it.
Silent authentication may be the next best thing for last-mile delivery
While most conglomerate merchants now offer decent delivery options, improvements remain to be made.
Biometrics: Adding the human touch to cybersecurity
Biometric security is no longer confined to sci-fi movies like Star Trek or spy films such as the Kingsman and James Bond series.
Visa carves out security roadmap for consumer payment technologies
The payments industry should now be almost ready to embrace the future of consumer technologies like biometrics, says Visa.
Govt launches National Security Science and Technology Policy
"Australia needs to remain at the forefront of science and innovation so we can meet any new and emerging threats to our security."
Despite a 60% breach rate, Australians have firm grasp on cybersecurity
60% of Australian respondents polled in this year’s Telstra Security Report 2018 say their business has been interrupted due to a security breach.
It's up to the shareholders: Thales launches offer to acquire Gemalto
Thales and Gemalto are readying themselves for a merger that may well create a world leader in digital security.
Gemalto and Dai Nippon Printing develop facial recognition for mobile banking
"Gemalto's facial recognition can bolster mobile banking security and provide a mobile authentication method customers love and trust."
Unisys to build on Dept of Home Affairs' biometric tech to track travellers
Department of Home Affairs has accepted Unisys’ bid to supply biosecurity tech to track travellers moving in and out of Australia’s borders.
New rapid voice cloning tech could spell end for voice authentication
Baidu unveiled a new system that can clone your voice using just 3.7 seconds of audio, a scary thought in the era of voice biometric authentication.