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Posts Tagged ‘biometrics’

  • Nigerian Central Bank Governeor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. 
 (Image Credit: World Economic Forum)

    Nigeria: Biometric banking receives $50 million boost

    February 19, 2014 • Software, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Biometric banking receives $50 million boost

    The first phase of a national biometric system rollout for Nigeria’s financial system is operational. The technology to identify all bank customers by fingerprint is being supplied by DERMALOG Identification Systems. On Valentine’s Day, the pilot...

  • Darren Arnold, Dimension Data managing executive for Contact Centre Solutions, Middle East and Africa. (Image source: Dimension Data)

    Voice biometrics solves most authentication problems

    January 31, 2014 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Voice biometrics solves most authentication problems

    Voice biometrics is one of those technologies: it changes the game. It’s not in wide use anywhere in the world, yet, but it’s going to be the norm for authenticating identity within the next few years. It’s been worked on and refined for almost fifteen...

  • Printers may expose companies to security risk

    July 25, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on Printers may expose companies to security risk

    Companies that do not put the right information security measures in place in their document output environments could expose themselves to the risk of information theft or leakage. That’s according to Holger Groenert, Itec product marketing manager....

  • Biometric access could control SA schools

    July 11, 2011 • SecurityComments (1)

    Many schools in South Africa may have considered biometric access control as a means of combating truancy and ensuring learner safety and security. In the UK, an estimated 30% of all schools use biometric access control.  Although concerns have been raised...

  • Applied biometric identity management solutions

    July 4, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on Applied biometric identity management solutions

    Investment in biometric-based technology to better protect resources is on the rise. Experts in the field of biometric identity management solutions say there is growing interest in the application of fingerprint identification systems, especially within the...

  • Security in business – who is winning the war

    June 5, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Security in business – who is winning the war

    The security of resources in commerce continues to resemble a battlefield – a clash for supremacy between the forces of good and bad. Decision makers are aware of the stakes and dominance is a question of which side can source weapons of quality and how...

  • Kenya could implement face recognition technology for ATMs

    May 4, 2010 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya could implement face recognition technology for ATMs

    Kenyans might draw money from ATMs without using a credit or debit card in the near future. Dr. Waweru Mwangi, director of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Technology at Jomo Kenyatta University, has developed a device called Basic...