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Biometrics: Embracing Change in 2024

woman using biometric identification for entry

As technology progresses, our expectations for security and convenience also advance. Biometrics, providing both, are poised to revolutionize the landscape in 2024 and beyond. Here's what lies ahead:


1.     Enhanced User Experience: Biometrics, once reserved for high-security environments, now prioritize convenience. Seamless, on-the-move identification using modalities like iris and voice will become the new standard.

2.     Multifactor Authentication: Companies are increasingly adopting multifactor authentication, combining cards or PINs with biometrics to bolster security without sacrificing convenience.

3.     Alternative Modalities: With concerns over facial recognition, iris recognition gains traction for its accuracy and privacy advantages.

4.     Combatting AI Spoofing: Biometric solutions are innovating to counter AI-driven spoofing threats, ensuring robust identity verification.

5.     Cloud Platform Adoption: Physical security is catching up with cloud solutions, with biometric platforms offering scalability and cost-effectiveness.

6.     Decentralized Biometric Storage: Mobile platforms integrate biometric authentication without storing sensitive data centrally, enhancing security.

7.     Logical Access Applications: Biometrics streamline identity verification for zero-trust implementations, leveraging built-in cameras and reader devices.

8.     Integrated Solutions: Biometric platforms extend beyond access control, integrating with time and attendance, visitor management, and more, simplifying administrative tasks.


The pace of technological advancement shows no signs of slowing. Biometrics, tailored to our needs and privacy concerns, will soon be ubiquitous across devices and technologies. Brace for a seismic shift in 2024 and beyond.


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Thorpe, James. "Biometrics: Prepare for a Seismic Shift." International Security Journal, International Security Journal, [].


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