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How Apple's New Facial Recognition Technology Will Change Enterprise Security
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markgrogan
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markgrogan,
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11/28/2018 | 7:23:39 AM
Re: Whoops
We all know just how much chaos data breaches have caused over recent years so companies ought to step up their security game. Facial recognition is one very advanced technique to show that they have absolute concern over their customers' safety and security, hence it shows that they are one step ahead. In the near future, consumers should expect more stringent security measures being put in place for sure.
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dsichel,
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10/21/2017 | 2:39:56 PM
Whoops
So I have one huge problem with this technology that I think is underestimated. I use my face, my fingerprint,  pick your biometric.  How do I change my password when the hash of my face/finger/etc gets exfiltrated?  Identity theft will actually get easier as these technologies get adopted, just watch.  Criminals/state actors with anything from homegrown Beowulf clusters to server farms of Cray3s are gonna wholesale rainbow your hashes and then you are stuck. Polynomial time becomes real time as Moore's law marches on and the attackers weaponize faster than the defenders.

 

ANY static form of ID is a poor choice. Really poor. As in really, really, irrevocably poor.  Don't believe me? Consider your social security number. A really bad Identity tool that will NEVER go away because of ubiquity. Biometrics are a more permanent version of this.

 

Anyway, that's my underinformed, highly opinionated take on this :).

 

Dan S.

 


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