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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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Two-factor Authentication Reports
 
Virtualized Desktops in Healthcare
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Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the importance of using a strong authentication method to protect your company from hackers and detrimental threats. Read on to learn of the benefits of a strong authentication solution, such as fraud detection and behavioral benefits, as well as the simplicity behind deploying and managing your security.
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Authentication Strategy: Balancing Security and Convenience
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores advanced authentication methods to mitigate new and emerging threats.
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Assessing the True Cost of Strong Authentication
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover how to compare the TCO of on-site authentication vs. cloud-based authentication strategies to determine which is right for your budget. Access this resource now to review the hard costs and soft costs of each approach.
Posted: 12 Aug 2015 | Published: 23 Oct 2012

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Authentication for Today's Threat Landscape
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the capabilities of an authentication system that would be effective in today's threat landscape.
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Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

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One Secure Credential for Logical, Physical, Local, and Remote Access
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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

HID

ECPS and HIPAA Compliance through Two-Factor Authentication
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores two factor authentication and how it protects users and sensitive data for web-based and mobile applications in healthcare organizations.
Posted: 22 Aug 2015 | Published: 22 Aug 2015

VASCO Data Security International

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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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