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ALSO CALLED: Biometry
DEFINITION: Biometric verification is any means by which a person can be uniquely identified by evaluating one or more distinguishing biological traits. Unique identifiers include fingerprints, hand geometry, earlobe geometry, retina and iris patterns, voice waves, DNA, and signatures. The oldest form of biometric verification is fingerprinting. Historians have found examples of thumbprints being used as a means  … 

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Beyond Passwords & Outdated Physical Access Systems
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn why passwords and traditional physical access systems are simply inefficient in this day and age and discover how smart credentials are a vital component of your physical and logical access security strategy.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

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The 2008 (ISC)2 Global Information Security Workforce Study
sponsored by ISC2
WHITE PAPER: Information security professionals are facing a growing amount of pressure. This survey provides detailed insight into the important trends and opportunities emerging in the information security profession worldwide.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 03 Jun 2008

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2006 Global Information Security Workforce Study
sponsored by ISC2
WHITE PAPER: Topics covered in the survey range from the amount of information security education and training received to the value of certifications to new areas where additional training is required.
Posted: 28 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

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