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Biometrics and Cybersecurity: The Idiap Research Institute as a Key Player

Biometrics and Cybersecurity: The Idiap Research Institute as a Key Player

For many years, the Idiap Research Institute has actively participated in numerous national and international research projects in the field of biometric cybersecurity and received total funding amounts of several tens of millions of Swiss francs.

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New patent on vein anti-spoofing (PAD)

New patent on vein anti-spoofing (PAD)

Idiap published on Feb 18 2016 a PCT patent on biometric vein anti-spoofing (also called presentation attack detection) under the reference WO/2016/023582.

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The Who’s who of biometrical standards meets up at Idiap from January 11-19, 2016

The Idiap Research Institute and the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing of Martigny welcome this week the ISO working groups in the field of biometrics.

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The Idiap Research Institute provides an European computing e-infrastructure for Open Science

The BEAT platform is an European computing e-infrastructure for Open Science proposing a solution for open access, scientific information sharing and re-use including data and source code while protecting privacy and confidentiality.

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The fight against identity theft

A new research project will provide authentication and secure access to banking and other services over broadband and mobile networks by using biometric identifiers.

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Can Biometrics Defeat Cyberterrorists?

At Switzerland's Idiap Research Institute, one man is on the front lines of the fight against cyberterrorism. He's an expert in biometrics. The more individual the biometric, the more difficult it is to attack.

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Biometric vein recognition under attack

Vein recognition is a biometric that has traditionally been seen as difficult to hack or spoof, as the biometric patterns created by the vein structure in a person’s finger are hidden from view.

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Behind the mask of biometric security

How reliable is biometric security? Computers recognize us by our faces, voices and fingerprints, but can we trick them by pretending to be someone else? In this edition of Futuris Denis Loctier finds out just how easily this can be done.

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euronews filming

Filming at Idiap today for euronews

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KeyLemon Teams Up With SoftKinetic

Next-generation Face Recognition and Wide-spectrum Cameras Deliver Unprecedented Accuracy and Security

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EU-FUNDED PROJECT TO TAKE BIOMETRIC SECURITY SYSTEMS TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

The TABULA RASA consortium, which is supported by EU research and innovation investment, has set out to identify just how well this new software works, in particular against the growing phenomenon of “spoofing ” i.e. using everyday materials such as make-up, photographs and voice recordings to subvert or directly attack biometric systems.

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iPhone 5S biometrics hacking contest set

Hackers are gearing up for today's iPhone 5S release with a contest to crack the device's first-ever fingerprint scanner, a high-tech feature that Apple Inc. says makes users' data more secure.

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The release 1.2.0 of the Bob signal-processing and machine learning toolbox is available (www.idiap.ch/software/bob)

Bob provides both efficient implementations of several machine learning algorithms as well as a framework to help researchers to publish reproducible research. It is developed by the Biometrics Group ( http://www.idiap.ch/~marcel/professional/Research_Team.html ) at Idiap in Switzerland.

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