Security and Privacy in Biometrics

Security and Privacy in Biometrics

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This important text/reference presents the latest secure and privacy-compliant techniques in automatic human recognition. Featuring viewpoints from an international selection of experts in the field, the comprehensive coverage spans both theory and practical implementations, taking into consideration all ethical and legal issues. Topics and features: presents a unique focus on novel approaches and new architectures for unimodal and multimodal template protection; examines signal processing techniques in the encrypted domain, security and privacy leakage assessment, and aspects of standardization; describes real-world applications, from face and fingerprint-based user recognition, to biometrics-based electronic documents, and biometric systems employing smart cards; reviews the ethical implications of the ubiquity of biometrics in everyday life, and its impact on human dignity; provides guidance on best practices for the processing of biometric data within a legal framework.In biometric systems, scoring rules (e.g. the minimum score required to declare a match) are generally administrator configurable. ... and false rejection (i.e. failing to positively identify images of individuals who are on the watch list), to which biometric systems are subject. ... In an access control system, for example, it will generally be less problematic to correct a false rejection (via a secondary access ... Care must be taken to ensure that they are not vulnerable to threat or abuse. 4.

Title:Security and Privacy in Biometrics
Author:Patrizio Campisi
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-28


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