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The process of recognizing a human being using one or more inherent physical traits. For example, one may identify a criminal using his/her fingerprints. Biometric products are used for a variety of government and commercial purposes, often for security.
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Increasingly popular building security system technology that relies on automated identification of physical characteristics such as fingerprints or retinal scans in order to determine access rights.The technology and the cost have both reached the point that consumer-level biometric security devices are available,such as for use in self-storage facilities and residences.Access codes, keys, and electronic cards are becoming outdated. Developers should bear this in mind when designing new construction and spend a minor amount of extra money necessary for wiring to accommodate biometric systems.

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This is even as the Zone 'A' Coordinator of Customs fingered a popular building at the Lagos port gates, the 'Nnewi Building' for being the base where smuggling syndicates, specializing in clearing document falsification, hacking of passwords issued to licensed Customs agents, take place.
There are really three key points to good password practice: long passwords; password managers; and two-step verification.
Users who are able to keep their ( passwords safe from phishing methods or other attempts to steal them, for example, do not need to expire their passwords.
- Support for password blacklisting and other advanced password policy settings.
Liboro urged those affected to change their passwords immediately and enable multi-factor authentication.
The point is, if your computer is not well-protected and you use a porous password as your line of defence, your security is severely compromised.Here is the parting thought.
There's no evidence hackers are targeting the PCs of individual password manager users.
Bear in mind that when the Password Checkup extension is up and running on your Chrome browser, Google will be reading your usernames and passwords every time you log into a website.
For example, if you are creating a password for Facebook, you might associate Facebook with the blue color in the logo: so, then you can simply append the word "blue," maybe in all caps, at the end of your static string.
'And if you're questioning the security of a password manager, well they are incredibly safer to use than reusing the same three passwords for all your sites.'
Anyone can free download the password recovery software on the iSunshare homepage.
We are developing new security policies for our offices, and we'd like your recommendation as to how often we should require employees to change their passwords?