15 03, 2015

The huge potential for fiat currencies based on block-chain

2016-11-16T10:46:29+00:00March 15th, 2015|Categories: Bitcoin, Technology|Tags: , , , |

The last few days I have been listening to keynotes attending a European payments congress in Vienna, Austria. Among many issues presented against the use of the bitcoin - and [...]

21 02, 2015

Uber and the future of Banks

2016-11-16T10:46:30+00:00February 21st, 2015|Categories: Evolution, Opinion, Society, Technology, Updated posts|Tags: , , |

Every month ABNAmro organizes “Startup Friday” meetings. I have been attending several of these meet-ups lately. Two months ago it was about “Behavioral Biometrics” which led me to write a [...]

8 01, 2015

Behavioral biometrics will allow you in and – as a “bonus” – will keep you out

2016-11-16T10:46:31+00:00January 8th, 2015|Categories: Society, Technology|Tags: , |

We, being confined to our physical bodies, can only interact with the virtual world trough our devices. These devices are sensor laden and continuously registering our involuntary behavior in real [...]

7 01, 2015

From “occasional & intentional” to “continuous & passive” authentication

2016-11-16T10:46:31+00:00January 7th, 2015|Categories: Mega Trends, Technology|Tags: , , |

(Part VI in a series on Behavioral Biometrics) We can witness a strong surge in the ability of our tools and devices and the software powering them to authenticate a [...]

6 01, 2015

Behavioral Biometrics: Blurring the line between Authentication and Identification

2016-11-16T10:46:31+00:00January 6th, 2015|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , |

(Part V in a series on Behavioral Biometrics.) In daily life the term “identification” is often used liberally when in a technical sense we are pointing at “authentication”. The main [...]

19 12, 2014

The sliding scale of physical and behavioral “fingerprints”

2016-11-16T10:46:31+00:00December 19th, 2014|Categories: Against the tide, Balance Group vs Individual, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

(Part II in a series on behavioral biometrics) On the side of a little inquiry I am making at the moment into the developing concept of “identity in the digital [...]

15 12, 2014

Behavioral biometrics: “Is there still any place to hide?”

2016-11-16T10:46:31+00:00December 15th, 2014|Categories: Human Nature, Next Payments, Question of the day, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

(Part I in a series on behavioral biometrics) The various types of biometrics have been lingering above our networked societies as its continuous technological development promises secure, easy and cost [...]