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Is password dead? Or is biometrics the solution to user authentication?

Biometrics based authentication schemes start gaining popularity among financial institutes. A recent news report of Guardian explains HSBC’s rolling out voice and fingerprint recognition based user authentication to their customers, which follows Barclay’s deployment of voice recognition in 2013. Such moves are partly triggered by more mature biometrics techniques and partly by more and more security incident around leaked passwords. Some […]


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