Fact vs. fiction: Debunking biometric authentication misconceptions

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Professor Stephanie Schuckers, Clarkson University, and Dr. Asem Othman, Veridium

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Biometric authentication has been billed as the technology that may eventually replace passwords. But the C-suite, security professionals and rank-and-file employees all harbor different concerns about how biometrics are collected, stored and used. In this webinar, Asem Othman, Biometric Science Team Lead, at Veridium, and Professor Stephanie Schuckers, who serves as the Director of the Center for Identification Technology Research at Clarkson University, will explore some of the common misconceptions around biometric authentication and separate fact from fiction. Some of the topics they'll cover include: -- Techniques used to spoof biometrics, such as presentation attacks -- Best practices for securing biometric data -- The accuracy of biometrics-only authentication

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