Social Sciences & Pre-LawSTEM

Biometrics: Security and Privacy Considerations

Biometrics has been around for decades, but it’s currently having a moment, as an explosion of real-world use cases delivers the promise of greater security, possibly at the expense of individual privacy. This course delves into the fundamentals of biometric security and the challenges of meeting privacy requirements. Learn how to identify biometric use cases that meet business needs and get a clear definition of the underlying technologies that drive it. Instructor Lyron Andrews provides an overview of biometric security tools such as iris, fingerprint, and facial recognition technology, showing you how society is impacted by legal and ethical concerns and data privacy considerations.

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