Capitec, FNB at loggerheads over biometrics claim

First National Bank claims to have this week launched the first ATMs that use biometric identification in SA; a claim Capitec strongly disputes.

Balancing safety and convenience with biometrics

Mar 14, 2018

While biometric technology makes banking more convenient, it can also create a false sense of security.

Altron subsidiary bags R220m post office tender

Mar 8, 2018

Bytes Systems Integration will provide biometrics support to the South African Post Office in its role as social grants paymaster.

SA woman's 'non-existent' fingerprints captured

Feb 12, 2018

Fingerprint scanning technology reveals a Cape Flats woman's fingerprints for the first time.

SA consumers ready to say goodbye to passwords

Feb 6, 2018

A Visa survey reveals more local consumers are interested in using biometric authentication as an alternative to traditional passwords.

Ideco launches 'environment-resistant' fingerprint reader

Jan 22, 2018

The local biometrics firm has developed the reader specifically to withstand harsh outdoor environments.

The death of the password

Citrix predicts that in 2018 we will see traditional passwords replaced by biometrics, behaviour analytics and the like.

MTN turns to biometrics to boost security

Nov 15, 2017

The telco introduces biometrics to authenticate the identity of post-paid subscribers when they undertake a range of transactions.

Ansys to buy LAWtrust for R108m

Oct 31, 2017

The acquisition will enhance its current cyber security business and provide significant annuity revenue, says Ansys.

More funds for home affairs systems

Oct 25, 2017

The department receives more than R200 million to upgrade its automated biometric information system.

Smart Contract 2.0: the need for "smart lawyers"

Sep 22, 2017

SA law ?recognises the validity of electronic contracts, accepts contracts concluded with electronic agents, and is starting to recognise biometrics as the equivalent of a signature, says Alexia Christie, TMT&IP Partner, Webber Wentzel.

Industrial biometrics incorporates health, safety compliance

Sep 12, 2017

Know where your workers are and?be?OHS compliant using a simple fingerprint, says OT-Morpho.