With the increasing frequency of data breaches and identity theft hitting the headlines, people have become concerned about their personal data being stolen and misused. And rightly so, as it can often take months and cost thousands of dollars to remediate cases of identity theft.
This concern is even greater when considering biometric data. If your user ID and password are stolen, along with credit card data and other personal information, these are painful to have fully replaced or updated. But it can be done, and you can recover. However, what happens with biometric data? If someone steals your fingerprint, or facial scan, or voiceprint – what happens then?