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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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Office 365: Strong Authentication and SSO in the Cloud
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the history behind Office 365 and where it currently stands today. Read on to find out why Microsoft is dealing with security risks and an authentication solution they used to protect the identity of mobile users.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

Top Five Reasons to Use the RadiantOne Federated Identity System With SharePoint
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the benefits of a federated identity service for organizations with scalable user environments.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Why Strong Authentication is a Must for All Users
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides valuable insight into why strong authentication is essential for all users, and how you can build the kind of authentication that's effective today.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

The Curious Case of API Security: Solving the Top 11 API Threats
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This resource delves into the top threats facing APIs, exploring how these attacks are carried out and how you can thwart them. Read on to learn how to keep your APIs secure.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Axway

Security best practices for file-based data movement— an IT practitioner’s guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the best solution used to execute file transfer activities—in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a multi-factor authentication solution that allows organizations to leverage existing security services to better manage the identities accessing IT services from mobile devices.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

RSA

Embracing Opportunities With Smartphone and Tablets While Eliminating Risks
sponsored by SafeNet Asia Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a unified platform that simplifies authentication controls for the ever-growing amount of endpoints to reduce the fear of unauthorized access to sensitive data.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2011

SafeNet Asia Ltd

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

Using a Risk-Based Approach to Address a Changing Threat Landscape
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain exclusive insight on risk-based authentication systems. Learn why these systems will continue to enable convenient user access, boost information security policies to prevent fraudulent access, and ensure user privacy.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

RSA

Strong Authentication: Achieve the Level of Identity Assurance You Need
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover the growing need for stronger authentication systems that manage user credentials across various levels of access, ensuring security from any device or location.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

HID
 
 
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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