What is a biometric?

Answer Some of your looks and behavior quirks are shared by people around you, but others are uniquely yours. Scientists can use these unique characteristics and behaviors, called your biometrics, to dist... Read More »

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What is a biometric card?

A biometric card is an ID card containing certain personal physical data, such as fingerprints and retinal scans. As part of an immigration bill introduced by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) and Sen. Li... Read More »

What is biometric identification?

Biometric identification has existed since the latter half of the 20th century; however, it has only become widespread and commonly used during the early 21st century. It is currently one of the to... Read More »

What is biometric technology?

Biometric technology refers to a broad class of technological methods for identity verification using physiological or behavioral traits unique to a given individual, reports the Electronic Frontie... Read More »

What is a biometric attack?

A biometric attack is an attack on a biometric system, which identifies someone based on a physical characteristic, such as a fingerprint, or a behavior, such as a signature. Biometric systems are ... Read More »