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Biometrics have been used for a variety of purposes for centuries. Fingerprints, handprints, and various measurements of the body were used to validate contracts, uniquely identify babies from one another, and track and identify criminals.

And yet thousands of years later, we are still asking whether and when biometrics should be used as a means to identify a specific individual.

Why? Data breaches and data misuse. Yet the biometrics themselves are not the fundamental problem. There are no bad biometrics — only bad actors.

In this white paper from Socure Global Privacy & Principal Counsel Ambar Chavez to learn what biometrics are, why it’s so difficult to deploy them, and how to vet a third-party biometrics vendor for identity verification and fraud prevention.

Download now to:

  • Learn why biometric technologies are difficult to deploy due to confusing laws and regulations
  • Discover how to ethically implement biometric identity verification to balance business needs and consumer protection
  • Read guidance on vetting biometric technology vendors using key principles like transparency and accountability

Download the white paper now!

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