Biometric security authentication technology has been available for many years and adopted in many industries, including healthcare, to identify an individual’s name with a unique biological trait. This can include a fingerprint, iris scan, voice pattern, token or hand print, among other options.

This identifiable data traditionally has been stored on databases, which can be a very inviting target for malicious hackers, says George Avetisov, CEO at HYPR, a vendor of software that secures biometric authentication.

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