• book

From the Publisher

An insight into the biometric industry and the steps for successful deployment

Biometrics technologies verify identity through characteristics such as fingerprints, voices, and faces. By providing increased security and convenience, biometrics have begun to see widespread deployment in network, e-commerce, and retail applications. This book provides in-depth analysis of biometrics as a solution for authenticating employees and customers. Leading authority, Samir Nanavati explores privacy, security, accuracy, system design, user perceptions, and lessons learned in biometric deployments. He also assesses the real-world strengths and weaknesses of leading biometric technologies: finger-scan, iris-scan, facial-scan, voice-scan, and signature-scan. This accessible book is a necessary step in understanding and implementing biometrics.

Demystifies the complex world of optical networks for IT and business managers

Over the past few years, the cost of fiber optic networking has decreased, making it the best solution for providing virtually unlimited bandwidth for corporate LANs and WANs, metropolitan networks, Internet access, and broadband to the home. The only strategic book on optical networking technologies written from a real-world business perspective, Optical Networking demystifies complex fiber technologies for managers, and details the practical business benefits an optical network can offer. Debra Cameron explores established and emerging markets for optical networks as well as the enabling technologies, applications, network architectures, key deployment issues, and cost considerations. She also provides in-depth case studies of optical networks now in use in the United States and abroad.

Published: Wiley on
ISBN: 9780471264781
List price: $45.00
Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
Availability for Biometrics: Identity Verification in a Networked World
  1. This book can be read on up to 6 mobile devices.

Related Articles

Popular Science
1 min read

TigerVPN Prevents Your ISP From Selling Your Data

Stack Commerce Now that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) can sell your browsing data and app usage to advertisers, your most personal information can be sold to whoever's willing to pay the most for it. TigerVPN prevents this happening by making you totally anonymous online — all while avoiding geo-restrictions and cyber criminals. Now that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) can sell your browsing data and app usage to advertisers, your most personal information can be sold to whoever's willing to pay the most for it. TigerVPN prevents this happening by making you totally anonymous online—all
Mic
2 min read
Politics

Republicans Repeal ISP Privacy Rules — Which Means They Can Sell Your Online History

Republicans in Congress, backed by President Donald Trump's White House, repealed Federal Communications Commission rules originally put in place by former President Barack Obama prohibiting internet service providers from selling their customers' web histories for profit. After the Senate voted 50-48 last week on strict party lines to repeal the rules, the House voted Tuesday to confirm that decision 215-205, with just one Democrat in the lower chamber supporting the change. The Obama-era rules did not technically prohibit ISPs from collecting the information, but instead only forced them to
Popular Science
5 min read

Net Neutrality Is Under Threat (again). Here's Why You Should Care

The way the internet is regulated could have a profound effect on the web as we know it. Norlando Pobre/Flickr, CC BY 2.0 The internet is an entirely human phenomenon. It is a an unfathomably vast interconnected sea of computers that hold roughly the entire sum of human knowledge to this point. It’s as available to the wealthiest billionaire as it is to the kid on library WiFi, browsing on his cheap Android phone. What keeps the internet open and equal is a principle called “net neutrality,” which is as much a technological tool as an economic argument and a moral stance. It is also a principl