How biometrics could help enhance elections security

By Justine Brown | December 5, 2018
The last election cycle was a roller coaster. In addition to many tightly contested races, there was a great deal of talk about voter fraud. As far as we know today, there was no voter fraud committed in the 2018 mid-term elections, despite some claims to the contrary in Florida and Arizona. But even the […]
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New NY Cyber Regulations for Banks Include Biometric Requirement

By Justine Brown | November 20, 2018
Last year, New York’s Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) made history when it became the first state department in the nation to implement wide-ranging state cybersecurity regulations for banks. The new regulations, known formally as the NYDFS Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies, went into effect March 1, 2017, and requires thousands of financial institutions […]
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How Biometrics Can Transform the Health Care System

By Justine Brown | October 23, 2018
It’s no secret that the U.S. health care system is under duress. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently estimated that total health care spending grew an average of 4.6% in 2017, reaching nearly $3.5 trillion. By 2026, health care spending in the U.S. is expected to grow to $5.7 trillion. That’s a whopping […]
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How Biometrics are Changing Finance

By Justine Brown | October 10, 2018
Robbing a bank used to be a physical endeavor. You either donned a mask, secured a getaway driver and went in guns blazing; or you burrowed a hole into the bank from an adjoining building in the middle of the night and cracked the safe — at least according to the movies. Either way, you […]
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U.S. Customs Agency Sees Growing Role for Facial Recognition

By Justine Brown | September 19, 2018
Anyone who has traveled abroad recently and returned to the U.S. via a major airport has probably witnessed the new kiosks in use by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). CBP began testing the systems in 2015 as part of its biometric entry and exit programs to screen out people arriving in the U.S. with […]
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