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Biometrics Pros & cons

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Biometrics Pros & cons

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Biometrics Pros & cons

  1. 1. Biometrics-Security Boon or Yet Another Technology Mistake?<br />Group 7<br />Gagan<br />Rajalekshmi <br />Sunil<br />
  2. 2. What we need?<br />A Method to identify Individuals which is<br />
  3. 3. A Method to identify Individuals which is<br />Secure<br />Convenient<br />Unique<br />
  4. 4. How do we do that?<br />Something you Know: Passwords<br />
  5. 5. How do we do that?<br />Something You have: ID cards and Smart Cards<br />
  6. 6. How do we do that?<br />RFID Cards<br />
  7. 7. How do we do that?<br />Wrist Bands<br />
  8. 8. What’s Wrong with all these?<br />ID Cards<br />Smart Cards<br />RFID cards<br />Wrist Bands<br />Passwords<br />Can be stolenEasily Duplicated<br />Have got Limits<br />Forgotten<br />Stolen<br />
  9. 9. Answer to all this is…….……<br />
  10. 10. Biometrics<br /> Biometrics is the study of computerized methods to identify a person by their unique physical or behavioral characteristics<br />
  11. 11. Types of Biometrics<br />Biometrics can be Divided into two classes:<br />Physiological <br /> Examples: face, fingerprint, hand geometry and iris recognition<br />Behavioral <br /> Examples: signature and voice<br />
  12. 12. Application of Biometrics<br />Access control<br />Immigration checks<br />Police records<br />Customer identification, Loyalty programs<br />Security systems<br />Patient management in hospitals<br />Public welfare programs management<br />Preventing identity theft <br />Membership management in clubs, libraries etc.<br />Enterprise network security<br />Transaction management<br />Banking, ATMs<br />
  13. 13. Advantages<br />Unique<br />Increase security<br />No need to carry ID’s<br />the pattern in iris, retina or fingerprint remain the same throughout our life.<br />No duplication of individuals identity (no impersonation)<br />
  14. 14. Reduce Burden e.g. no car keys , house keys, no passwords<br />
  15. 15. UID - Aadhar<br />three pieces of biometric data-<br />Consist of individuals biometric information<br />finger print, iris scans and picture of face.<br />Biggest implementation of biometrics in the world<br />
  16. 16. Disadvantages<br />False rejection<br />False acceptance<br />One password ‘ever’<br />Physical damage<br />Biometric database compromised<br />Corrupt matcher<br />Changed feature set<br />
  17. 17. Ethical issues<br />Personal data used for something other than its advertised purpose.<br />Privacy issues<br />Who can access data<br />Misuse of personal data<br />Public concern<br />What happens to biometric data after the intended use is over<br />Security of biometric data assured during transmission and storage<br />
  18. 18. Some case studies<br />Biometric passports hacked – Britain<br />"Vietnamese researchers have cracked the facial recognition technology used for authentication in Lenovo, Asus, and Toshiba laptops<br />
  19. 19. Biometrics-Security Boon or Yet Another Technology Mistake?<br />
  20. 20. Thank you !!<br />

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