As cybersecurity researchers and law enforcement agencies alike have been working to invent new ways to prevent cybercrime and identity theft, myriad new technologies have been created to try and combat the problem.
But recently, one has started to rise above the rest. Biometrics are not a new concept, but until recently remained within the domain of top secret spy movies and major corporations protecting billion dollar assets.
Now, PCs, ATM cards and cellphones all offer biometric security elementsto help keep thieves and frauds away from your information. Something new is about to be added to that list: passports.