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2020 Is Kicked Off With The CES Blockchain Event

CES is a technology trading show that allows companies and consumers to showcase the newest technologies in the electronics industry. CES which is organized by the Consumer Technology Association is highly sought-after as over 182,000…
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High Profile Hot Wallet Hacks in 2019

It is well-known among the digital currency community that “hot wallets” are susceptible to hacking. As previously discussed, owners of cryptocurrency are often drawn to the hot wallet storage option due to the perceived convenience…

Lasers Used By Protestors to Disrupt Government Facial Recognition Cameras

As tensions ran high in Hong Kong’s anti-government demonstrations, the Chinese government began use of biometric and facial recognition surveillance to identify protesters. Angered by the intrusive nature of this practice, protesters used hand-held laser…

FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION EXPANDS IN MAJOR US AIRPORT HUBS

Last month the Wall Street Journal reported United Airlines will introduce biometric screening to major city airports in Chicago, Houston, and Newark and get passengers through terminals faster and more secure than the status quo. …

Digital Token Act Transforms Cryptocurrency Capitalization in Colorado

Amidst a wave of state regulatory measures concerning digital currency, on March 6, 2019, the governor of Colorado signed into law SB19-023, which enacted the Digital Token Act (the “Act”). By amending provisions of the…

Understanding the Importance of Multi-Signature Authentication in Secured Transactions

Traditional custody solutions — meaning, those without multi-signature verification — drastically increase security risk and vulnerability. Cryptocurrency exchanges, as well as fully custodial services, lack transparency and deny users the ability to control their currency.…
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The One Question Banks Must Ask Before Incorporating Biometric Technology

Integrating biometric technology into authentication systems requires careful consideration of many important issues and dynamics, such as: Information privacyLifecycle managementCustomer experience and convenienceConsumer securitySystem reliability and accuracy Despite these important factors that must be evaluated…

FIDO And Biometric Technology: Industry Update March 2019

In response to the absence of industry-wide uniformity concerning protocol for monitoring and validating the performance of biometric solutions, the FIDO (“Fast Identity Online”) Alliance has stepped in with an initiative that aims to globalize…

5 Technologies That Are Making Fingerprint Biometrics More Secure

It’s common knowledge that biometric technology is the most secure protocol for identity authentication across a wide variety of industries. For example, in consumer markets, the Apple Touch ID technology helps keep the iPhone secure.…
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Cold Wallets Using Biometric Technology: The State Of The Art

It is well-established that cold wallets offer the most secure framework for cryptocurrency storage. Unlike hot wallets—which function more like checking accounts—cold wallets are comparable to savings accounts. Because of this, storing cryptocurrency in a…