Market research estimates biometric technologies market at $14 billion by 2017

Biometric technology is an advanced technique for the identification of humans, based on their characteristics or traits. These traits can be face, fingerprint, iris, voice, signature, palm, vein, and DNA. The existing methods of human identification such as identification documents and PIN are not able to cope up with the growing demand for stringent security,…

The Technical Progress of Hardware Security

by Marcus Janke and Dr. Peter Laackmann, Infineon Technologies AG Introduction Security processors are vastly utilized for protected processing and storage of data in many of today’s applications. Nevertheless, each security architecture automatically implies a preferred range of use and security lifetime. Consequently, selecting a product with the right security level is not a trivial…