Tag Archives: biometrics

Are Biometrics the Answer?

September 4, 2013 by Entrust, Inc.     No Comments

As organizations and individuals continue to look for ways to ensure the security of digital information and move away from a world of passwords, one option that has been tossed around for several years includes the collection and analysis of specific human body characteristics. Eye retina scans, fingerprints and voice samples are all examples of [Read More...]

Filed Under: Identity Assurance Tagged With: digital certificates, EW

Layered Security for Mobile Banking

May 8, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

American Banker published a great article last week covering some of JPMorgan’s security strategies for mobile banking. Lloyd O’Conner explained the importance of layering multiple security technologies to protect their clients — as well as their own company — from the growing cyberthreats that not only target the online channel but are zoning in on [Read More...]

Filed Under: Fraud, Identity Assurance Tagged With: biometrics, Business, fraud

Strong Security to Access a Mobile Device? It better be easy!

May 26, 2011 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

I read and commented on an interesting blog post by Craig Mathias of NetworkWorld related to stronger authentication to access your mobile device – he suggested possible physical factors such as tokens, smart cards etc communicating through some form of wireless protocol such as bluetooth, RFID or  NFC.  I think his intentions are in the [Read More...]

Filed Under: Identity Assurance, Mobility Tagged With: Bluetooth, iPhone, mobile

Biometrics and Mobile Security – Points to Ponder

May 12, 2011 by Mike Byrnes     2 Comments

Last week’s FS-ISAC Annual Summit in Miami was once again top notch. This is the second year Entrust has participated in the event which in my opinion, is one of the top venues for bringing financial security decision makers and industry experts together to discuss, debate, brainstorm and overall collaborate on the top information security [Read More...]