Visa’s Biometric Paymentsstudy, which surveyed 14,000 people across Europe, revealed that 73 percent of people think biometric security checks on a payments device is a secure authentication, with fingerprint the preference for 81% of consumers, followed by iris scanning.
Organizations across America are facing unprecedented challenges in building effective, manageable security programs in order to protect the wide array of sensitive data they are responsible for keeping safe.
It’s hard to believe that over a decade has passed since PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) was first introduced in 2004 as the information security standard for organizations that store, process or transmit cardholder data. Although it’s become a mature industry standard, two problems remain.
Single sign-on (SSO) is a biometric identification management system that allows end users the ability to provide their biometric credentials in place of a password, token, or personal identification number (PIN) as a secure method of system or database access.
Ground chuck and filet mignon are two very different types of beef. Ground chuck is priced for everyday meals. Filet mignon, however, is a luxury cut, prized for its tenderness with a price tag to match. Beef may be what’s for dinner, but what kind clearly matters to the consumer.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.