Government Catches Biometrics Bug
- WHOSE FLEXIBLE FRIEND? Meall, Lesley // Accountancy;Jun92, Vol. 109 Issue 1186, p100
The article focuses on the growth of smart card industry in Great Britain. Bank robbery is one of the economy's few remaining growth industries. Over the last few months, the Abbey National alone has been the victim of six audacious cashpoint raids, all of them using mechanical diggers or...
- A practical implementation of fuzzy fingerprint vault for smart cards. Moon, Daesung; Chung, Yongwha; Seo, Changho; Kim, Sung-Young; Kim, Jeong-Nyeo // Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing;Apr2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p293
Biometric-based authentication can provide strong security guarantee about the identity of users. However, security of biometric data is particularly important as the compromise of the data will be permanent. To protect the biometric data, we need to store it in a non-invertible transformed...
- Multi-factor Identity Authenticated Key Agreement Protocol. Jun WANG; Yue CHEN; Gang YANG; Hongyong JIA; Julong LAN // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 556-562, p5597
This paper proposes scheme can achieve mutual authentication and session key agreement based on multi-factor. It improves the scheme proposed by Chuang et al on protecting from the stolen smart card attack, impersonation attack, server spoofing attack and man-in-the-middle attack, and...
- Netherlands MPs get smart about access. // International Fire & Security Product News;Dec2003, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p28
Reports on the decision of the Parliament of the Netherlands to implement the smart card technology from Bell ID for its staff and visitors. Description of the smart ID card issued to members of Parliament, staff and press; Other companies that worked with Bell ID for the implementation of the...
- TIME TO GET SMART. Weatherley, Brian // Truck & Driver;Sep2005, p26
The article focuses on the working of smart-card tachos. Smart-card tachos take four kinds of cards--one for the driver; one for the boss, known as a 'company' card; one for a tacho calibrator and one for the police and VOSA. When a person is not driving, a chart-based 'analogue' tacho normally...
- Smart card roundup. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb98, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p28
Reports on the emergence of smart cards in the United States. Various developments for smart cards in the US; Predicted growth in the US smart card market by 2001; Features and benefits of smart cards.
- IQ news. Taylor, Catharine P. // MediaWeek;11/09/98, Vol. 8 Issue 42, p59
Reports on the results of a test of smart cards in New York City. Trouble of loading up a card with digital cash.
- Card makers and allies stay bullish on chip cards. Kutler, Jeffrey // American Banker;1/27/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 17, p1
Reports on the continued efforts of chip card manufacturers and the companies they work with in the software, telecommunications, and information security industries to push smart cards into mainstream distribution. Lack of support for smart cards in the United States banking market; Factors...
- MIGHTY MINI MEDIA. Spanbauer, Scott // PC World;May2002, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p14
Discusses flash memory cards for electronic devices and computers. Technological innovations in memory cards; Increase in the capacity of cards; Differences in the types of cards available; Review of specific flash memory cards, including Secure Digital.