The future of biometric security in the workplace and everyday life

09/02/2024 | The Wall Street Journal

The latest episode of The Wall Street Journal's The Future of Everything podcast explored the subject of biometrics and its potential role in everyday life. The podcast examined the current state of biometric technology, where it is already in use, and how widespread its adoption could become. The podcast highlighted that while passwords and badge swipes are commonly used in workplaces for security purposes, biometric authentication, such as face or fingerprint recognition, could soon become the norm. However, with the increasing use of biometric technology, concerns around privacy and security have also arisen. The podcast discussed the potential risks of biometric tech going mainstream.

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Fingerprint scanner, biometrics, authentication

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