biometric authentication

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Noun1.biometric authentication - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristicsbiometric authentication - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification"; "if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
DNA fingerprint, genetic fingerprint - biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases
automatic face recognition, face recognition, facial recognition - biometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces; "they used face recognition to spot known terrorists"
fingerprint - a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
finger scan, finger scanning - biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's fingerprints electronically
iris scanning - biometric identification by scanning the iris of the eye; "the structure of the iris is very distinctive"
signature recognition - biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's signature and matching it electronically against a library of known signatures
retinal scanning - biometric identification by scanning the retina of the eye; "identification by retinal scanning is complicated by eye movements"
voiceprint - biometric identification by electronically recording and graphically representing a person's voice; "voiceprints are uniquely characteristic of individual speakers"
identification - evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
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Our partnership with AuthenticID marks a huge step forward for BSI as we continue to offer our customers the latest and greatest in biometric authentication and document verification, said Jeff Maynard, President and CEO, Biometric Signature ID.
Global Banking News-February 20, 2018--Nordea deploys VeridiumID platform for biometric authentication
With biometric authentication gaining momentum and the EMV migration well underway, the biometric payment card pilots will test the use of fingerprint recognition as alternatives to PIN or signature to authenticate the cardholder.
Most consumers think biometric authentication is easier than using passwords, but many worry about how safe their fingerprints, faces, voices and even eye patterns really are in today's digital world, according to new data from AYTM Market Research and Visa.
This biometric authentication system for PCs will implement current FIDO standards, bringing established FIDO biometric authentication capabilities to the PC.
Will deploy FIDO-enabled biometric authentication for online services
of Tuckahoe, New York, has launched a line of fingerprint biometric authentication products.
Biometric authentication and application access solutions provider ISL Biometrics is set to supply its biometric authentication solutions to the Security Industry Authority, part of the Home Office in the UK.
EEMA, has announced that the importance of biometric authentication technology is to be explored in detail at the European security conference, ISSE 2002.
Various government entities have begun using biometric authentication techniques.
The partnership between VxV Solutions and Ping Identity allows customers to leverage the power of the vAuth platform's strong voice biometric authentication alongside the flexible single sign-on capabilities of PingLogin," said Avery Glasser, CTO of VxV Solutions.
The banks adoption of biometric authentication was driven by several instances where compromised passwords were used to access customer data and the banks network resources.