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What Are Biometrics?

Bruce Schneier on Identification and Security

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What are biometrics? Are biometrics are a silver bullet for identification? Should we put fingerprints on ID cards? What about DNA? Can biometrics increase identity theft? And do we have to increase security with biometrics?

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Bruce Schneier is a cryptographer, computer security specialist, writer, and member of the Progressive Identity Project.

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