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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
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives a step-by-step outline of how the Dyre Wolf attack is accomplished and how you can detect and prevent compromise.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015


How IT Leaders Are Innovating with Customer Identity Management
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WHITE PAPER: With IT budgets limited, enterprises often struggle to secure funds for innovations that enable crucial relationships with customers. Access this white paper that explains how a separate customer identity management layer can help you attract customers while maximizing budget and ROI.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016


Minimizing the Identity Attack Vector with Continuous Authentication
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how continuous authentication could stop attacks that exploit compromised credentials and create a frictionless user experience to better protect your organization's critical information systems and the data they contain.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

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Are You Fully Secure? Or Are You Using Weak Authentication Methods?
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WHITE PAPER: This infographic shows you the top 5 ways organizations are using authentication to improve secure access and protect valuable data.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations conveniently and cost-effectively authenticate and secure individual enterprise and cloud-based applications along with data resources.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014


EMC Integration of PKI and Authentication Services for Securing VMWare Vcloud Suite 5.1 Environments
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This Proven Solutions Guide provides procedures for integrating hardened components including VMware vSphere, and unifying the environment's authentication mechanisms with a centralized directory. This guide details a secure multitenant Compute-as-a-Service cloud solution.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

EMC & Arrow

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


A Guide to Password Use in WebSphere Application Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the different types of passwords used inside of the WebSphere Application Server and the recovery plans to help restore your server when passwords go awry.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

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Bloomberg Personal Vault
sponsored by Bloomberg
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an e-mail archiving solution that offers powerful search capabilities and improved archiving functions to reduce time spent trying to find specific historical messages.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013


Next-Generation Authentication: Keys to Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by SafeNet Asia Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the top characteristics and requirements for next-generation authentication that's built to endure a constantly evolving and risk-filled IT landscape.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

SafeNet Asia Ltd
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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