Biometrics is a set of methods related to unique identification of people based on physiological or behavioural traits

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Biometric device instead of password - signature security

Lets assume that there is a bio-metric algorithm for user authentication which compares fingerprints with a user's signature saved in a database (comparing function is not important here). Next, there ...
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Is the use of biometric systems in schools and other 'security-amateur' environments responsible?

I'm looking for some informed perspectives on the growing 'casual' use of finger/thumb print scanners in for instance schools, for library use, cashless cafeteria payments, registration. The security ...