Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems by John R. Vacca

By John R. Vacca

Biometric applied sciences and Verification platforms is equipped into 9 elements composed of 30 chapters, together with an intensive thesaurus of biometric phrases and acronyms. It discusses the present cutting-edge in biometric verification/authentication, id and approach layout ideas. It additionally presents a step by step dialogue of the way biometrics works; how biometric facts in humans might be accrued and analyzed in a couple of methods; how biometrics are presently getting used as a mode of private identity during which everyone is well-known via their very own particular corporal or behavioral features; and the way to create specific menus for designing a biometric verification process. basically biometrics verification/authentication is predicated at the identity of an intrinsic a part of a individual. Tokens, comparable to shrewdpermanent playing cards, magnetic stripe playing cards, and actual keys will be misplaced, stolen, or duplicated. Passwords may be forgotten, shared, or by accident saw through a 3rd social gathering. Forgotten passwords and misplaced "smart playing cards" are a nuisance for clients and a pricey time-waster for procedure directors. Biometric safeguard options provide a few distinct merits for settling on and verifying/ authenticating humans over extra conventional defense tools. This ebook will serve to spot many of the defense purposes biometrics can play a hugely safe and particular position in. * includes parts comparable to Sidebars, advice, Notes and URL hyperlinks* seriously illustrated with over one hundred fifty illustrations, monitor captures, and images* info some of the biometric applied sciences and the way they paintings whereas supplying a dialogue of the economics, privateness concerns and demanding situations of enforcing biometric safety strategies

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7. John R. Vacca, Guide to Wireless Network Security, Springer (2006). 8. John R. Vacca, Holograms: Design, Techniques, and Commercial Applications, Charles River Media (2001). 9. John R. Vacca, Public Key Infrastructure: Building Trusted Applications and Web Services, CRC Press (2005). Chapter 1 This page intentionally left blank 2 Types of Biometric Technology and Verification Systems Biometric technologies are available today that can be used in security systems to help protect assets. Biometric technologies vary in complexity, capabilities, and performance and can be used to verify or establish a person’s identity.

5. John R. Vacca, Identity Theft, Prentice Hall (2002). 6. John R. Vacca, The Essentials Guide to Storage Area Networks, Prentice Hall, Professional Technical Reference, Pearson Education (2001). 7. John R. Vacca, Guide to Wireless Network Security, Springer (2006). 8. John R. Vacca, Holograms: Design, Techniques, and Commercial Applications, Charles River Media (2001). 9. John R. Vacca, Public Key Infrastructure: Building Trusted Applications and Web Services, CRC Press (2005). Chapter 1 This page intentionally left blank 2 Types of Biometric Technology and Verification Systems Biometric technologies are available today that can be used in security systems to help protect assets.

A typical positive identification system controls access to a secure building or secure computer by checking anyone who seeks access against a database of enrolled employees. The goal is to determine whether a person seeking access can be identified as having been enrolled in the system [1]. Negative identification systems are designed to ensure that a person’s biometric information is not present in a database. The anticipated result of a search is a nonmatch. Comparing a person’s biometric information against a database of all who are registered in a public benefits program, for example, can ensure that this person is not “double-dipping” by using fraudulent documentation to register under multiple identities [1].

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