Foreword This paper is a well thought out response to those who believe that privacy is a barrier to innovation – the exact opposite is true! It supports what I have been saying for some time now — privacy breeds innovation and prosperity. Incorporating privacy early on in the design and development process, taking a user-centric approach to risk management and integrating privacy throughout the lifecycle of the personal information can provide a competitive advantage to any startup’s agile development process. The paper demonstrates how Privacy by Design and The Lean Startup method can be integrated seamlessly. The value proposition […]
Last year, as part of improvements in the Responsible Gambling program, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) completed the implementation of facial recognition technology utilizing Biometric Encryption techniques in most of its casino facilities [1, 2]. Biometric Encryption or BE (a.k.a. biometric template protection, biometric crypto system, fuzzy extractor, etc.) is a process that binds a digital key to, or generates a key from, a biometric so that no biometric image or template is stored.