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Re: Biometric question
From: Konrad Rzeszutek <darnok () 68k org>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 16:25:26 -0500 (EST)

And less invasive. Keep in mind that with retina scanner you can scan the
veins in the back of the eye - which touches medical concerns. Based on
your heart-beat you could infer some medical condition and in US touching
without consent anything that has to do with medical history is a big No
no.


On Thu, 7 Nov 2002 ktyler () nautilus-ins com wrote:

Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 10:04:44 -0700
From: ktyler () nautilus-ins com
To: Felix Cuello <felix () qodiga com>
Cc: security-basics () security-focus com
Subject: Re: Biometric question


Well it depends, how desperate somebody wants to get into the computer
room, e.g would they be willing to cut off your hand or pull out your
eyeball.
I would think that finger prints would be the best. It is considerably
cheaper then a retinal scanning equipment.



                      felix () qodiga com
                      (Felix Cuello)           To:       security-basics () security-focus com
                                               cc:
                      11/06/2002 02:27         Subject:  Biometric question
                      PM







Hello list!

   I will work in a project where phisical security will be based on
   biometrics, in fact only will be based on fingerprints biometric.

   How secure are fingerprints?, what biometric are more secure? (voice,
   eye, ??? what else).

   I'm not a security expert :-)

   Thanks a lot,

   Felix
   [my english is bad... please sorry :-)]

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