Biometrics -- Getting Personal and Liking It

Zalud, Bill
February 2011
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2011, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p42
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of biometrics-based system integrated with access controls in handling homeless individuals. It says that the integration of biometrics to any existing access control application was simplified; thus, eliminating extra network infrastructure costs. It also states that card reader emulation is the most common way in integrating biometrics, which is effective when integrating into existing card-based system to have extra security to the front entrance or server room.


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