Security and Privacy in Biometrics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447152301
  • ISBN-13: 9781447152309
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 438 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This important text/reference presents the latest secure and privacy-compliant techniques in automatic human recognition. Featuring viewpoints from an international selection of experts in the field, the comprehensive coverage spans both theory and practical implementations, taking into consideration all ethical and legal issues. Topics and features: presents a unique focus on novel approaches and new architectures for unimodal and multimodal template protection; examines signal processing techniques in the encrypted domain, security and privacy leakage assessment, and aspects of standardization; describes real-world applications, from face and fingerprint-based user recognition, to biometrics-based electronic documents, and biometric systems employing smart cards; reviews the ethical implications of the ubiquity of biometrics in everyday life, and its impact on human dignity; provides guidance on best practices for the processing of biometric data within a legal framework.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Security and Privacy in Biometrics: Towards a Holistic Approach.
2: Design Aspects of Secure Biometric Systems and Biometrics in the Encrypted Domain.
3: Beyond PKI: The Biocryptographic Key Infrastructure.
4: Secure Sketches for Protecting Biometric Templates.
5: Privacy Leakage in Binary Biometric Systems: From Gaussian to Binary Data.
6: Obtaining Cryptographic Keys Using Multi-Biometrics.
7: Privacy-Aware Processing of Biometric Templates by Means of Secure Two-Party Computation.
8: Fingerprint Template Protection: From Theory to Practice.
9: Biometric Encryption: Creating a Privacy-Preserving ‘Watch-List’ Facial Recognition System.
10: Smart Cards to Enhance Security and Privacy in Biometrics.
11: Two Efficient Architectures for Handling Biometric Data While Taking Care of Their Privacy.
12: Standards for Biometric Data Protection.
13: Nameless and Faceless: The Role of Biometrics in Realising Quantum (In)security and (Un)accountability.
14: Best Practices for Privacy and Data Protection for the Processing of Biometric Data.
15: Biometrics and the Challenge to Human Rights in Europe. Need for Regulation and Regulatory Distinctions.
16: Recommendation on the Use of Biometric Technology.