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

2019-08-28T09:52:40-04:00By |

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

2019-08-28T09:52:50-04:00By |

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

2019-08-28T09:52:58-04:00By |

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

2019-08-28T09:53:07-04:00By |

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

2019-08-28T09:53:21-04:00By |

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

2019-08-28T09:53:35-04:00By |

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 [...]

Aware Biometrics Blog makes Top 25 Biometric Blogs list

2019-03-15T12:52:20-04:00By |

Biometrics Blogs List. The Best Biometrics Blogs from thousands of Biometrics blogs on the web using search and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking [...]

Biometrics for Identity Proofing in the Private Sector

2019-08-28T09:53:54-04:00By |

Before an employer officially hires new personnel, security protocols typically require them to verify their applicant’s claimed identity. This process is known as “identity proofing”. It ensures that the identity information supplied by the applicant is truthful and accurate, answering the question, “who are you?” and in doing so, establishing them as a trusted employee. [...]

Using biometric authentication to elevate enterprise security

2019-08-28T09:54:03-04:00By |

Biometric authentication in the enterprise? It’s just a matter of time Mobile biometric authentication is officially here to stay. Most of today’s leading devices come with native biometric sensors, and virtually all have cameras, microphones and touchscreens that can be used for biometric authentication. Consumers have embraced this transformation; 86 percent have shown interest [...]

The Case for Multimodal Biometric Authentication in the Enterprise

2019-08-28T09:54:22-04:00By |

Identity verification has always been a cornerstone of enterprise security. Businesses must be able to create identities for each of their employees, and determine the extent of access granted to those identities across physical and digital assets. They also need to authenticate the identity of users each time they attempt to access an information system [...]