Does Apple's new Touch ID technology mean the end of passcodes on your iPhone? Is it truly secure? Rich Mogull answers those and other questions.
The makers of a new wristband claim that they can detect unique patterns in your heartbeat and use them to identify you to laptops and other devices.
Barclays is using Nuance’s FreeSpeech voice biometrics software to confirm and identify customers, instead of using security questions.
About half of online shoppers are "very frequently" or "frequently" prevented from buying online good and services because they can't get their credentials to work at business websites, a study released Wednesday finds.
A Fujitsu research lab has developed software that can read minute changes in face color to accurately measure a subject's pulse using the small digital cameras attached to smartphones and tablets.
One of the rumors leading into the Apple iPhone 5 event today is that the new smartphone will incorporate fingerprint scanning technology.
The FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) system is raising concerns among some privacy advocates.
A new technology will make it ridiculously easy to see if you are carrying or have consumed drugs or touched or have explosives on you.
We take a “faces-on” first look at SensibleVision’s FastAccess facial-recognition technology.
Opposition to biometric ID is pretty widespread, and most of that opposition is based not on prophecy, but on concerns about privacy.