Chapter 13: Discovering Practical Biometric Applications

In this chapter, we’ll examine the many uses for biometrics in modern-day applications. You’ll learn how biometrics are used to enforce the law, and how a large percentage of the countries around the world are adopting some form of biometric recognition. We’ll see how biometrics can help deter impersonation attacks and identity fraud, along with the ways the technology can protect children. We’ll then briefly discuss the importance of standards, which provide interoperability of biometric data among systems and allow agencies to share biometric data. We’ll then take a look at how biometrics are essential in identifying individuals during a forensic examination.

You’ll understand how a ...

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