Biometrics

Canadian Banks Are Going All James Bond To Protect Clients' Security

CP | Alexandra Posadzki | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Business

You could soon be unlocking your bank account using a fingerprint scan.

Biometric Payments Are Coming To Canada (And That's Great)

MasterCard Canada | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Business
MasterCard Canada

Studies have shown that on average, we have to enter passwords eight times per day for the 10 different online accounts or applications we regularly use every week. You could use the same password for each, putting you at increased risk for fraud, or you have to rely on your memory for longer or more complex passwords. That's where biometrics come in.

Privacy By Design Is Key To The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Foteini Agrafioti | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Business
Foteini Agrafioti

Under privacy by design, technology companies must account for human values when creating their systems and ensure they have engineered for maximum individual privacy in every step of their process. It's a costly and time-consuming measure, but it's one of the only measures standing in the way of a digital Wild West.

Why Are the Freemasons Collecting Our Children's DNA?

Amy MacPherson | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada
Amy MacPherson

You know them as MasoniChip, or perhaps you've been led to believe it was a state and provincial endeavor intended to protect your little ones. They set up fairs, forge partnerships with law enforcement and even strive to distribute their services through North American public school systems. In Massachusetts this Freemason program was promoted by CBS News from the steps of the official State House and included their police dog, coincidentally named Mason. Reporters only failed to mention the private nod to those promoting him or that government had little to do with it.

Canada-India Relations Deserve Sensible and Sensitive Diplomacy

Aditya Jha | Posted 08.07.2011 | Canada
Aditya Jha

The reality of the post-9/11 world (and the post-26/11 world, from India's point of view) is that technology plays a role in transborder travel. But Indian travellers being singled out for fingerprinting would create unnecessary distrust.