Biometric passwordless authentication with phones and cards set for rapid expansion

Another volume launch of biometric payment cards to replace PINs and passwords with fingerprint authentication was one of several top stories on Biometric Update over the past week about going passwordless. The cards are made with Idemia and Idex Biometrics technology, and Idemia is also working on cards for CBDCs, which may or may not be biometric. A CyberLink survey shows passwordless mobile interactions have made most younger people comfortable with face biometrics, and a market report shows the extent of the business opportunity passwordless authentication presents. A striking insight into the frequency of different fraud attack types from iProov was also among the most-read articles of the week.

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