Texas Tech University

Biometric research suggests monitoring your mental well-being for authentication

Yahoo Finance

January 26, 2017

Yahoo Finance - Researchers have proposed a new method of biometric authentication that analyzes a person's brainwaves to determine their emotional and mental well-being before granting access to equipment or an application.

Another researcher, Abdul Serwadda, at Texas Tech University is also examining the efficacy of brainwaves for ongoing authentication. His method involves continually monitoring a user while they are using a system to ensure no one else has taken over after the login process.

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