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When To Use Biometrics by Hagai Bar-El on 20/12/03

Biometric systems become common over the years. Their ease of use for the end user and their perceived security make them seem to be the best solution to any problem involving user authentication. Although biometric systems can provide fast and secure user authentication with minimal user intervention, they have several inherent limitations making them inappropriate for most environments where authentication is used. The focus of this paper is not the possible use-cases of biometry, but rather it is those limitations that are neither biometry-type specific nor implementation specific and that make biometric measures limited in their scope of possible uses.

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