passwords, privacy, technology

Biometrics scares people, makes them happy.

Biometrics scares people* (Network World)
Perception of biometrics tends to be rather negative because it’s personal and physical, says Lockheed Martin’s biometrics division director.

How to find happiness in a world of password madness (PC World)
The beauty of biometrics is that you don’t have to remember anything at all, much less a complex password.

*Since I was a tad critical of Ellen Messmer‘s take on rapid DNA in the previous post it’s only fair that I single her out for praise for this highly enjoyable and thorough article.

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