Essays Tagged: "Biometrics"

Computer Security

As defined in Computer Security Basics by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. Biometrics is the use of a persons unique physiological, behavioral, and morphological characteristi ... tly avaiable today examine fingerprints, handprints, and retina patterns. Systems that are close to biometrics but are not classified as such are behavioral systems such as voice, signature and keystr ... ystroke systems. They test patterns of behavior not parts of the body.It seems that in the world of biometrics that the more effective the device, the less willing people will be to accept it. Retina ...

(2 pages) 153 1 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Protecting A Computer

mputer centers, bank vaults, militaryinstallations and other sensitive areas have considered to use biometricsecurity system. It is because the rate of mistaken acceptance ofoutsiders and the rejectio ...

(9 pages) 207 0 4.6 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Computer Security"

(2 pages) 542 3 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Biometrics: Are we the key?

TABLE OF CONTENTSBIOMETRICS 21. INTRODUCTION 21.1. Biometrics Background 21.2. History of Biometrics 21.3. Areas of R ... 73. CONCLUSION 84. REFERENCES 95. BIBLIOGRAPHY 10Websites 10Books 10Other sources 116. APPENDIX 1 12BIOMETRICS1. INTRODUCTION1.1. Biometrics BackgroundBiometrics comes from the Latin words Bios - life ... from the Latin words Bios - life and Metron - to measure; it is the oldest form of identification. Biometrics cannot be guessed or stolen because it is you! Your iris scan allows you to access your o ...

(12 pages) 202 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Airline safety

rports. Besides checking traveler's belongings, there are other proposed precautions, such as using biometrics to identify passengers, placing sky marshals on nearly every flight, creating stronger co ... n help prevent another terrorist attack, but certain proposed measures are taking it too far.Use of biometrics has already begun at a South Carolina airport, where employees there have there retinas s ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


password, credit card, and ID card were replaced with a glance into a camera or a swipe of a thumb? Biometrics can do just that. They are methods of identification by behavioral or physiological chara ... ity increases along with the breaking of this security the need is growing for stronger protection. Biometrics has become increasingly vital. "We're seeing biometrics growing at an exponential rate wi ...

(3 pages) 87 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics


There was a time, not even too long ago when the word "biometrics" baffled people. Now it is defining the future security of our most precious things. Gove ... r such technology to arrive, and they are going to feel safer knowing the unique benefits of having biometrics secure their locations. In a world run by money, biometrics of course comes with an equal ... cs of course comes with an equally expensive price tag, but research proves it is money well spent. Biometrics has three main security systems that can be installed including hand readers, fingerprint ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Computer security

Biometrics is now becoming more popular with the introduction of information technology. This techno ... vioural patterns such as voice, keystroke dynamics and signatures (See Appendix 1). Until recently, biometrics was considered intrusive and too expensive for most companies, but now with the need for ... ty, the dropping of prices and the improvement in technology more organisations are looking towards biometrics to replace current tasks for example swipe card and password confirmation. It can also be ...

(11 pages) 144 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Biometric identification, can we rely on it in Australia?

still a chance that your identity could be stolen, and a physical identity is almost irreplaceable."Biometrics -- the science of verifying identity through unique physical characteristics such as your ... s if they have been lessened in society, because currently governments and their prisons mainly use biometrics to keep track of their prisoners. This is why people feel they have been put down in soci ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


Jacob Delgado CSYS 3350 ?BIOMETRICS? Delgado 1 Recent technological advances in the computer industry are opening up a brave ... pond to Captain James T. Kirk?s voice commands, this technology will soon be viable and affordable. Biometrics is the measurement of living traits, whether physical or behavioral. Biometrics, by defin ... a new technology. However, the computer industry has advanced it severely. Some of the traits that biometrics can measure with today?s technological advances are Hand, Retina, Iris, Facial, Voice, an ...

(11 pages) 84 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Passwords and How People Who Use Them Compromise Them

me PageRetrieved March 2, 2007 from:[4]Unknown Author, August 6, 2003BiometricsRetrieved March 2, 2007 from:[5]Andrew Brandt, Augu ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Biometrics Introduction to Information Systems Security

Biometrics is used in many places and there is a bright future for them. Finger print scanners are b ... pensive to implement (Woodward, 2005).While government and law enforcement agencies have been using biometrics identification systems, other businesses and even consumer applications are using such sy ... has been a proliferation of mobile devices with fingerprint readers. No technology is failed safe. Biometrics is continuing to be developed. Multiple technologies carry the benefit of preventing secu ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking


inal activities, like September 11, people are diverting their attention towards the utilization of biometrics in order to authenticate the identifications of people. The old way of providing a nation ... nformation from a person's body itself (Rosenzweig, Kochems, & Schwartz, 2004). In other words, biometrics can be defined as being ways of distinguishing people from each other depending on their ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays