July 7, 2016

Facial Recognition with Biometric Encryption in Match-on-Card Architecture for Gaming and Other Computer Applications (Feasibility Study)

Last year, as part of improvements in the Responsible Gambling program, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) completed the implementation of facial recognition technology utilizing Biometric Encryption techniques in most of its casino facilities [1, 2]. Biometric Encryption or BE (a.k.a. biometric template protection, biometric crypto system, fuzzy extractor, etc.) is a process that binds a digital key to, or generates a key from, a biometric so that no biometric image or template is stored.
July 7, 2016

Privacy by Design Solutions for Biometric One-to-Many Identification Systems

Over the last two decades there has been an increase in the interest in, and uptake of, automated biometric systems. Biometrics are now commonly being integrated into a range of large and complex information communication technology systems and processes, and access to this data is becoming virtual rather than physical.
July 7, 2016

Real Privacy Means Oversight

A steady stream of revelations from U.S. National Security Agency whistle-blowing continues to trickle out, and Canada’s most secretive intelligence agency made a cameo appearance last week.