Killing the Need for Passwords With Biometrics

Killing the Need for Passwords With Biometrics


Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) — The Money 20/20 conference kicks off next week in Las Vegas. It is the leading event for innovations in money and cyber security will undoubtedly be a hot topic. Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker visited Eyeverify and Bionym, two innovative companies working to secure your identity and your wallet through biometrics.

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NIST develops and tests biometrics (e.g., fingerprint, face, iris, & multimodal) standards and technology that promote security, interoperability, and innovation. Four projects (in collaboration with the DHS and the FBI) are highlighted: MBARK – multimodal biometric application resource kit, biometrics usability, latent fingerprint testing, and biometric image quality. For more information go to http://biometrics.nist.gov/