Perhaps the most exciting product released at last Comdex, was the Identix DFR-300 Fingerprint Scanner. Implemented in Compaq, Dell, and Toshiba laptops, the hardware fingerprint scanners are packaged with BioLogon™ for Windows 2000™ and features biometric identification and authentication, BIOS level security, single sign-on and multi-factor security.
strong partners such as Amdahl and Verisign, we expect Ethentica to be the company to pose the only significant threat to Identix. Implementing the Identix fingerprint scanning technology correctly is key to retaining its usefulness. If the fingerprint scanner is used to provide authentication across a network, it is important that the channel for transmitting the digital image is secure. By sniffing unsecured communications lines, hackers could grab an authentic digital fingerprint scan to impersonate