Use Case

How Industries are using biometrics

IT system managers and application developers are using multimodal and multifactor biometric identity access control to improve or enhance security to their intranets, extranets, mobile and browser based applications. In addition to access control, they use biometrics to verify transactions.

Financial Institutions can use Fortress Identity to validate known users for:

  • Purchases made on voice activated systems (Google Assistant, Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa)
  • Online banking and bill pay support
  • Customer support help and assistance
  • Investigations
  • ACH and wire transfers
  • Payment and withdrawals
  • Credit card purchases
  • Debit card transactions
  • On-line purchases
  • Out-of-area purchases
  • ATM Withdrawals
  • Call-back verifications
  • A human and not a Bot

Application Developers can replace or enhance passwords with flexible, multimodal and multifactor biometric identification to confirm:

  • User access to mobile and web applications (with or without password)
  • Purchase of goods and services
  • System is not being exploited by multiple users on one login
  • Purchases made on voice-activated systems (Google Assistant, Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa)
  • Bots are not able to access the application/system

Access Control Systems companies can use multimodal and multifactor biometric identification to confirm users when:

  • Logging or signing into applications
  • Turning on/off security system
  • Accessing a security check point
  • Opening a door
  • Turning off an alarm

Home and business security systems can use multimodal and multifactor biometrics identification to confirm users when:

  • Turning on/off security system
  • Accessing a Security Check Point
  • Interacting with voice-activated systems (Google Assistant, Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa)
  • Calling for service

Companies using Microsoft Active Directory allow system users to:

  • Reset their own Passwords
  • Confirm their identify when accessing the system

Companies using Citrix Workspace allow system users to:

  • Confirm their identity when accessing the system remotely
  • Confirm it is not a Bot accessing the system