Secure Military Computers With Biometrics
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Security experts at Mandiant Corp. in Arlington, VA are developing software to secure military computers with biometrics rather than user passwords.

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are awarding a $2.5 million contract to Mandiant for the second phase of the Active Authentication (AA) program, which seeks to expand biometrics research.

Biometrics refers to a collection of characteristics that can recognize humans through their physical or behavioral traits. A human processes information in a unique way, and when he interacts with computers, he leaves behind what DARPA scientists call a “cognitive fingerprint.”

Read more at http://www.militaryaerospace.com/articles/2013/10/darpa-mandiant-aa.html.

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