Best Practice Report

Navigating The Emerging Risks Of Biometric Technologies

How To Manage The Technical And Privacy Risks Of Biometrics

September 7th, 2020
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Elsa Pikulik
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Heidi Shey , Enza Iannopollo , Benjamin Corey , Karen Traikovich


Biometrics has expanded well beyond fingerprint scanning with new use cases leveraging a variety of modalities such as facial and voice recognition that can improve user experience and enhance or replace existing authentication approaches to reduce fraud. However, regulatory and privacy concerns are a potential barrier to broader biometric deployments. This report helps security and risk (S&R) pros to understand the technologies, regulatory environment, and privacy implications in order to launch a successful and compliant biometric deployment.

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