biometrics
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Post office taps local player for beneficiaries' biometrics

SAPO appoints an authentication provider to boost verification systems for welfare beneficiaries, amid fears SASSA's coffers will run dry.

3:50

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.

2:30
Mar 14, 2018

Balancing safety and convenience with biometrics

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

3:10
Mar 8, 2018

Altron subsidiary bags R220m post office tender

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

2:30
Feb 12, 2018

SA woman's 'non-existent' fingerprints captured

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

1:30
Feb 6, 2018

SA consumers ready to say goodbye to passwords

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

2:20
Jan 22, 2018

Ideco launches 'environment-resistant' fingerprint reader

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

3:10
Dec 8, 2017

The death of the password

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

1:20
Nov 15, 2017

MTN turns to biometrics to boost security

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

1:10
Oct 25, 2017

More funds for home affairs systems

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

7:40
Sep 22, 2017

Smart Contract 2.0: the need for "smart lawyers"

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.

5:10

Industrial biometrics incorporates health, safety compliance

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

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