Ravi Das

Ravi Das
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Ravi is a Business Development Specialist for The AST Cybersecurity Group, a leading security consultancy based in the Greater Chicago area. It is a boutique firm, offering all sorts of cyber services, including that of technical writing and podcasting. The AST Cybersecurity Group has been in business for 11 years, and the website is: www.astcybsersecurity.com

Part 2: Biometric sensors

Touchless fingerprint sensors Once again, as the name implies, there is no direct contact or interface, which is required by the end user. There are...

Part 1: Biometric sensors

An overview into the biometric sensors What exactly is a biometric sensor? It comes in many different shapes and sizes. The type of sensor technology...

Part 2: Social impacts of biometrics

Part 1 of this series was an introduction to the social impacts of biometrics. The overall perception of biometrics One of the biggest factors that affect...

Part 1: Social impacts of biometrics

An introduction to the social implications of biometrics Imagine if you will, a spectrum of all of the security technologies which are out there. This...

Part 3: Security vulnerabilities of e-voting

In the developing nations, such as those primarily found in Africa and Asia, the fundamental right to vote and being counted as a citizen...

Part 2: Security vulnerabilities of e-voting

To help combat the security vulnerabilities mentioned in Part 1 of this series, biometrics has been called upon to add an extra layer(s) of...

Part 1: Security vulnerabilities of e-voting

There are still some polling places which use the traditional paper ballot system, but nowadays, the use of electronic voting (or also known simply...

Security vulnerabilities associated with e-passports

Part 1 and 2 of this series outlined the software and hardware components of a biometric passport. Cybersecurity consultant Ravi Das now looks at...

Hardware components of the biometric passport

In Part 1 of this series, Ravi Das examined the software components of a biometric passport. The hardware components will now be discussed. The hardware...

Software components of the biometric passport

There is a new application of biometric technology which is starting to emerge. This is known as the e-passport, or also called the biometric...