The interplay of privacy, security and user-determination is an important consideration in the roll-out of biometric technologies. It brings into play requirements such as privacy of biometric data in systems, communication and databases, soft biometric profiling, biometric recognition of persons across distributed systems and in nomadic scenarios, and the convergence between user convenience, usability and authentication reliability.
User-Centric Privacy and Security in Biometrics explores how developments in biometrics will address security and privacy aspects. The book surveys and evaluates how biometric techniques can enhance and increase the reliability of security strategies in a variety of applications. This includes privacy-preserving state-of-the-art works and future directions in the view of biometrics as part of broader security concepts. The fundamental emphasis is on privacy within and for biometrics, particularly for the protection of biometric data, informed consent of data usage, transparency on biometric data, and big data fraud prevention.
- Chapter 1: The interplay of privacy, security and user-determination in biometrics
- Chapter 2: Privacy of online handwriting biometrics related to biomedical analysis
- Chapter 3: Privacy concepts in biometrics: lessons learned from forensics
- PART II: Privacy and security of biometrics within general security systems
- Chapter 4: Physical layer security: biometrics vs. physical objects
- Chapter 5: Biometric systems in unsupervised environments and smart cards: conceptual advances on privacy and security
- Chapter 6: Inverse biometrics and privacy
- Chapter 7: Double-layer secret-sharing system involving privacy preserving biometric authentication
- PART III: Security and privacy issues inherent to biometrics
- Chapter 8: Biometric template protection: state-of-the-art, issues and challenges
- Chapter 9: Handwriting biometrics - feature-based optimisation
- Chapter 10: Presentation attack detection in voice biometrics
- Chapter 11: Benford's law for classification of biometric images
- PART IV: User-centricity and the future
- Chapter 12: Random projections for increased privacy
- Chapter 13: De-identification for privacy protection in biometrics
- Chapter 14: Secure cognitive recognition: brain-based biometric cryptosystems using EEG
- Chapter 15: A multidisciplinary analysis of the implementation of biometric systems and their implications in society
- Chapter 16: Biometrics, identity, recognition and the private sphere where we are, where we go
Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.
Claus Vielhauer is a full Professor for IT Security at Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences and a senior researcher at Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg in Germany. His research interests are in biometrics, multimedia security and IT forensics with a specialisation in multimodal and behavioral-based recognition, biometric cryptography and applications of biometrics to multimedia, as well as Human-to-Computer Interaction (HCI). Additionally, he is exploring methods for biometric user authentication related to IT security problems such as digital watermarking, steganography or IT forensics. He serves as an editor for the IET Biometrics Journal, and the EURASIP Journal on Information Security and is member of the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP).