Your face is your new PIN: The rise of biometrics
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Imagine this – you're traveling abroad and run out of cash. You find the nearest ATM, take a selfie and instantly gain access to your bank account. Sound like a scene from a movie? It's closer to reality than you may think.
Biometric technology is rapidly making life more convenient, but it's also opening us up to myriad risks. For instance, what do you do if your fingerprint is stolen?
Learn about the latest breakthroughs in biometric technology, what organisations can do to protect themselves from the related risks and how the legal system is starting to respond.