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DEFINITION: Biometric payment is a point of sale (POS) technology that uses biometric authentication to identify the user and authorize the deduction of funds from a bank account. Fingerprint payment, based on fingerscanning, is the most common biometric payment method. Often, the system uses two-factor authentication, in which the finger scan takes the place of the card swipe and the user types in a PIN (personal  … 
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Inside the Dyre Wolf Malware Campaign
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives a step-by-step outline of how the Dyre Wolf attack is accomplished and how organizations can detect and prevent compromise.
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Evaluating File Sync and Share Security
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One Secure Credential for Logical, Physical, Local, and Remote Access
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how two-factor authentication (2FA) protects your organization from these network breaches and mitigates credential theft risks.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2013


Preventing Security Breaches by Eliminating the Need to Transmit and Store Passwords
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WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth report, explore new authentication security solutions that can eliminate weak password files and end the storage of passwords on the server – meaning there are no credentials for cyber criminals to steal.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

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Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014


Utilizing Customer IAM to Better Enable and Protect Your Organization
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores customer identity and access management (CIAM) and how to enable and secure multiple channels of customer interaction.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

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Maintaining Compliance in the New Era of Cloud Apps and Shadow Data
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Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Securing Personal Mobile Device Access to Enterprise IT and Cloud Assets
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Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014


Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION DEFINITION (continued): …  ID number) as usual. Here's an example of how one fingerprint payment system works:The shopper registers for a biometric program at a store kiosk by presenting valid identification and bank account information. The shopper scans his index finger using the kiosk's fingerscan reader. The store's fingerscan reader encrypts multiple point-to-point measurements of the fingerprint and stores the customer's biometric data and banking information in a centralized database. The shopper now has the option of selecting biometric payment at the point of sale register. If he chooses biometric payment, … 
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