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How financial institutions secure mobile banking with biometric technology 

2019-06-13T09:09:12-04:00By |

Financial institutions have taken great strides over the course of decades to make banking more secure and convenient. The goal today is to let customers manage their money intuitively and on their terms, while keeping it safe from fraudsters, hackers, and other bad actors. 

Biometrics in government: Enhanced security and convenience for citizens

2019-06-04T11:47:36-04:00By |

A brief history of biometrics Fingerprint-based identification began in law enforcement. An Argentine detective first solved a crime using a latent print (left behind by the perpetrator) in 1892. In 1901, detectives in England and Wales officially began using fingerprints in criminal identification. Their use snowballed from there. By 1946, the FBI managed a [...]

PODCAST: Aware’s David Benini Talks On-Device Biometrics & Enterprise Security

2019-05-30T09:39:25-04:00By |

An expert conversation on the death of the password, biometric liveness detection, and the future of identity in the workplace. It’s On-Device Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics, a five-week deep dive on the authentication paradigm that’s killing passwords. That’s why, in the latest episode of The FindBiometrics & Mobile ID World Podcast, host Peter Counter sits down with David Benini, [...]

WHITE PAPER | Enterprise Security in the Age of Remote and Mobile Work

2019-05-02T13:46:24-04:00By |

BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES TAKE US TO THE NEXT LEVEL - New Work Means New Security Challenges: Work has changed. Advances in mobility and connectivity have accelerated the evolution of the modern business, allowing new types of enterprises to emerge. Thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones, tablets, and other connected devices, the classic nine-to-five workday confined to the cubicles of an office space is no longer the norm.

CASE STUDY | The World’s Largest Employer Uses a Web-Based Platform for Biometric Identity Proofing

2019-04-17T15:37:58-04:00By |

The US Department of Defense uses Aware’s WebEnroll™ platform on 3,500 workstations for browser-based biometric enrollment and data management to make their background check system more secure and its maintenance more efficient. The U.S. Department of Defense workforce consists of 1.4 million men and women in uniform, and over 800,000 civilian personnel. The Defense [...]

WHITE PAPER | Biometrics in government: how cross-jurisdictional search services strengthen biometric identification

2019-04-17T10:47:11-04:00By |

Governments worldwide rely on passports and the relatively limited biographic information they contain for identification of citizens in a variety of critical applications, such as immigration and border management. But they are increasingly using biometrics to augment their identity proofing efforts. Biometrics such as a fingerprint, face, and iris are more unique, consistent, and [...]

Biometrics in healthcare: Improved safety and privacy for patients

2019-04-01T15:37:06-04:00By |

Biometrics Are Coming to Healthcare: Why Now?Global healthcare has shifted away from its reliance on paper-based medical records toward use of electronic health records (EHR). The benefits of using EHRs to quickly retrieve patient data include:Accurate and up-to-date information at the point of serviceHighly coordinated and efficient careSecure sharing of patient data among physiciansFewer medical [...]

Omnichannel authentication without passwords: biometrics provide consistency, convenience, security

2019-02-28T11:05:55-04:00By |

Omnichannel customer engagement is about establishing a presence across multiple devices and digital channels and then making the experience across those disparate channels as seamless as possible. This is especially vital in retail and banking. Consumers want to interact with brands and financial services providers on their terms. They crave a convenient user experience, whether [...]

Law enforcement agencies increasingly use mobile biometrics for parole and probation monitoring

2019-02-05T09:35:14-04:00By |

Nearly 4.5 million people are on parole, probation, or house arrest in the U.S., which is almost double the amount of incarcerated individuals. Law enforcement officers must monitor these offenders to ensure compliance with specific terms. Depending on the sentence or crime committed, parolees and probationers may not be allowed to cross state lines, break [...]

Tracking Time-and-Attendance with Biometrics

2019-01-24T10:33:13-04:00By |

Timeclocks are as old as the Industrial Revolution, and their purpose is fundamentally the same as it was then: track the time employees spend working so businesses can invoice and pay accordingly. However, some elements of time tracking need to evolve with the modern workforce. Most of today’s time-and-attendance systems still lack a way to [...]