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New York : McGraw-Hill, 2003


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30000010029793 TK7882.B56 W66 2003 Open Access Book

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This text offers a comprehensive tutorial on the four categories of authentication: something you know (PINs), something you have (tokens), something you do (signature) and something you are (fingerprint).

Table of Contents

Part I Authentication and Biometrics Overview
Chapter 1 How Authentication Technologies Workp. 3
Chapter 2 How Biometrics Workp. 25
Part II Types of Biometrics
Chapter 3 Fingerprint and Hand Geometryp. 45
Chapter 4 Facial and Voice Recognitionp. 71
Chapter 5 Eye Biometrics: Iris and Retina Scanningp. 89
Chapter 6 Signature Recognition and Keystroke Dynamicsp. 101
Chapter 7 Esoteric Biometricsp. 115
Part III Issues Involving Biometrics
Chapter 8 Biometric Liveness Testingp. 139
Chapter 9 Biometrics in Large-Scale Systemsp. 151
Chapter 10 Biometric Standardsp. 167
Chapter 11 Biometric Testing and Evaluationp. 183
Part IV Privacy, Policy, and Legal Concerns Raised by Biometrics
Chapter 12 Biometrics and Privacyp. 197
Chapter 13 Legal Considerations of Government Use of Biometricsp. 217
Chapter 14 Case Study: Super Bowl Surveillancep. 247
Chapter 15 The Law and Private-Sector Use of Biometricsp. 259
Part V Review of Selected Biometrics Programs
Chapter 16 Government and Military Programsp. 283
Chapter 17 Searching the FBI's Civil Files: Public Safety v. Civil Libertyp. 307
Chapter 18 Private-Sector Programsp. 329
Chapter 19 Biometrics and the Feasibility of a National ID Cardp. 353
Part VI Appendixes
A Resourcesp. 381
B Publicly Held Companies Offering Biometric Servicesp. 403
Indexp. 407