When most people think of biometrics, they imagine fingerprint or facial recognition, but there are many different types of biometrics used today to identify and authenticate individuals. Whether for security, access, or fraud prevention, biometrics come in many forms, and the software needed to collect biometric data is evolving quickly, as well. Here are 14 […]
Passwords and PINs are not nearly as secure as they should be. According to a recent Verizon investigation, 81 percent of hacker-related breaches happen due to lost or weak passwords. Despite this, poor password habits persist (for example, reusing the same password across multiple accounts both at home and work). Weak passwords make it easy […]
iBeta Quality Assurance has received Mastercard accreditation for its biometrics test lab. The approved scope of the independent testing facility includes biometrics testing for mobile and wearable devices using the modalities of facial recognition, palm recognition, voice recognition and fingerprint recognition. On June 3, 2019, iBeta added Mastercard’s Formal Approval Services (FAD) to its growing […]
iBeta’s biometric security testing capabilities include biometric presentation attack detection (PAD) per ISO/IEC 30107-3. ISO/IEC 30107-3 addresses techniques for the detection of presentation attacks – also known as spoof and liveness detection. A presentation attack occurs when an artifact (face, hand, facsimile, etc.) is presented to a biometric capture device to gain access as an […]
Our Manager of Business Development, Evan Call, attended the Connect:ID Biometric Conference in Washington DC from April 30 through May 1st. The exhibit hall had impressive displays and demonstrations by NEC, AnyVision, Vision-Box, and iProov.