Biometrics: More Than Just Fingerprints

Speaker: 
Various - see below
Location: 
University of Calgary, Rozsa Centre
Date/Time: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:00
Description: 

What happens if the fingerprints and retina scans used in Hollywood movies become everyday security measures?

Join us for a compelling conversation with Calgary’s leading experts in biometrics and privacy.

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Our panel will include:

Svetlana Yanushkevich, Interim Department Head, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary
Kelly Sundberg, Associate Professor, Department of Political and Justice Studies, Mount Royal University 
Tom Keenan, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary
Orly Yadid-Pecht, Professor, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary 

Why do we rely on usernames and passwords for personal authentication rather than unique and reliable biometrics like fingerprints, faces or keystroke patterns?

This event is part of the Engineering Associates Program, of the University of Calgary's Schulich School of Engineering