ON-DEVICE VS ON-SERVER BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION

Security and privacy in biometric authentication

When biometric features are used to verify a user’s identity, important questions include: where the user’s biometric template is stored, and where the matching takes place.

These closely related questions have a significant impact on the security and privacy of the biometric authentication system.

From this perspective there are two major system architectures to consider: biometrics-on-device and biometrics-on-server

This white paper covers topics such as:

  • Explaining the models: on-device and on-service (cloud  / on premise)
  • Overview of the pros and cons

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