10 Trends Driving IT Security Spending In 2013

6. Mobile Biometrics

Apple paid $356 million for biometric security company AuthenTec last summer and although Apple hasn't integrated anything into devices yet, it's likely that future iOS devices might see fingerprint scanners or iris scanners, Ayoub said.

"Right now, Google is introducing facial recognition scanning. We see more and more sophisticated ways of doing that," he said.


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