How to Preserve Privacy in Biometric Systems

By Asem Othman | March 15, 2018
More people are using their biometrics every day to unlock their phones, access bank accounts, and secure data. The problem is, as this technology becomes more popular, some people, and companies, are using it without a second thought to privacy. In a world where our photos are accessible online for nearly anyone to access, are […]
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Secure for the Holidays

By Ian E. Muller | December 19, 2017
As the holidays roll in and we get festive with friends and family it’s important to not let our personal security slip. From traveling to shopping online, identity theft runs rampant around the holiday season, which is why it’s important to make sure you have security at the top of your wish list. These five […]
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The Privacy Problem & Biometrics

By Rosa Hargrove | November 21, 2017
You can use your thumb to check banking statements, unlock cars, and pay for purchases. Obviously, you own your thumb. But do you own your thumbprint? Thanks to the lack of clear legislation around biometrics and privacy, that’s currently up for debate. Recently, consumers and employees have been trying to settle the question in court, […]
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Who Owns Your Biometric Data?

By Ian E. Muller | September 7, 2017
Do you use your fingerprint to log into your banking app? What about for authenticating a payment? Does your work use face or iris recognition for accessing secure facilities? Do you unlock your phone with a biometric? If so, you might be wondering where that data is stored. And for those of you worried about […]
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Healthcare Data Breaches Demand Biometric Security

By Ian E. Muller | August 8, 2017
As the financial services industry narrows its gaze on cybersecurity and starts to strengthen its defenses, hackers are starting to turn to an easier target. Despite a recent climb in data breaches at retailers and ecommerce vendors, the industry being hit the hardest this past year has been healthcare. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2017 […]
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How IoT Affects Our Children’s Data Privacy

By Ian E. Muller | August 3, 2017
We’ve discussed the impact that the Internet of Things (IoT) is having on security many times in the past, but we need to focus the spotlight on how it affects privacy as well. It isn’t just that IoT devices can be hijacked by hackers and leveraged for massive DDoS attacks these days, many of these […]
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Why Financial Services Can No Longer Ignore Blockchain

By John Callahan | July 6, 2017
While it’s stereotypically considered the currency of criminals, bitcoin, and more importantly blockchain, have become one of the most popular topics in banking. It’s expected to have the same global impact that the Internet caused in changing how we do almost everything over the past few decades. But what is blockchain, and why is it […]
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Does GDPR Compliance Apply to Your Company?

By Ian E. Muller | June 20, 2017
One of the biggest questions surrounding the impending GDPR deadline is who actually needs to be compliant with the regulation. The new rules focus directly on EU citizens’ rights regarding personal data collected and processed by businesses, but companies that reside outside the borders of the EU, particularly those in the UK, may not be […]
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What Is GDPR?

By Ian E. Muller | June 13, 2017
Everyone is concerned over the changes coming because of the new GDPR regulation. From how to achieve compliance to whether or not they need to comply at all businesses are scrambling for information and to put a plan together before the May 2018 deadline. However, the biggest problem that many companies are facing is that […]
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Why 4 Fingers is also the Most Private Biometric

By Asem Othman | June 8, 2017
We often talk about why 4 Fingers TouchlessID is the most secure mobile biometric available. However, it is also important to highlight why it’s the easiest biometric to keep totally private as well. Biometric data privacy is a critical topic of conversation, especially in light of new regulations like GDPR coming soon. With 4 Fingers […]
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