Recent projects and proposals from the global automotive industry seek to use biometrics to enhance the driving experience. The efforts show the wide-ranging use of biometric authentication—and give a glimpse of how digital ID might play its part.
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The age of IDIoTs: Smartphones and the IoT change how we authenticate for access control
21 Mar, 2018The Age of IDIoTs: Worldlines and Smartphones
As technological advancements like the smartphone and the IoT change society, they are also changing how we authenticate to physical and logical security systems. In our daily activities, we are constantly pinged by sensors and IoT devices. It is a process that is creating a new type of ID, an IDIoT, that can be recognized by both man and machine.
The trade group that deals with issues related to digital ID and secure authentication wants to give women better opportunities to network and lead, as well as encourage more diversity within the security industry. Participants predict that will lead to more innovation.
Secure authentication and selfie technology from Jumio now helps gold and silver investment and storage firm Goldmoney to protect and confirm existing and new clients. Facial recognition is helping to secure onboarding of customers via the remote authentication method.
The newest test of the airline’s biometric authentication program for international travelers follows similar tests with domestic flyers. So far, the process is proving popular with passengers and is enabling the airline to board them in a quicker fashion, saving time and money.
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, G+D Mobile Security and Samsung showcased a banking authentication product that relies on biometrics instead of passwords. The technology also meets the revised digital payments standards under the new European Payment Services Directive, or PSD2.
The digital ID and personal data trade group publishes its thoughts about the challenges and opportunities involving blockchain-backed authentication efforts. The report—which includes case studies including one involving health care—comes at a time of increasing interest in blockchain digital ID programs.