The Year of the Fingerprint?

In its 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2014, Ericsson tells us that 52% of the 5,000 smartphone users polled ‘want to use their fingerprints instead of passwords.’ Firstly, is Ericsson tipping its hand on what it has in store for us with their 2014 line-up? We suspect that they might not be enthusiastic to disclose poll […]

Passwords Are Here to Stay

Biometric security is an information safeguarding solution that makes use of the user’s physical details, such as fingerprints, to control access to information. With the arrival of Touch ID, the new security feature on the iPhone 5s, this form of data protection has become a heavily debated replacement to traditional password strategies. According to ZDNet, […]