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2018 Biometric Security Predictions

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The ISBuzz Post: This Post 2018 Biometric Security Predictions appeared first on Information Security Buzz.

Jesper Frederiksen, UK GM of identity management providerOkta, predicting that biometrics will play an important role in security in the year ahead. Jesper’s predictions include:

  • Biometrics will help support commonly-used methods such as passwords and ID cards, and improve end-user experience in a simple and safe manner;
  • The adoption of facial recognition in the iPhone X will set a benchmark for biometric authentication in consumer devices and different industries such as airports;
  • Businesses will increasingly use and experiment with biometrics as an additional layer of security to regulate access and protect end-user identity

The password challenge

“The average individual has to remember anywhere between 25 and 150 passwords or codes, while39 per cent saythey use the same or similar passwords for many of their online accounts – thus making it easier for hackers to gain...(continued)

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