Wednesday, June 24, 2015

ID and the internet of things

The Internet of Everything: Is your company ready for machine intelligence? (VentureBeat)
While most of us are familiar with biometric authentication, machine learning may make authentication effortless. “It’s about convenience,” says Zaki. “Our vision is that authentication should be happening in the background continuously.”

If you’re typing on your phone, your fingerprint can be immediately detected; if you’re looking at your screen, your iris can be scanned. Multifactor authentication can include a number of things...
It's going to be a programmatic challenge, but creating a "smart environment" that takes in bits of information from all available sources in order to identify individuals for logical and physical access control is becoming a possibility.