31 May 2013 Securing iris recognition systems against masquerade attacks
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A novel two-stage protection scheme for automatic iris recognition systems against masquerade attacks carried out with synthetically reconstructed iris images is presented. The method uses different characteristics of real iris images to differentiate them from the synthetic ones, thereby addressing important security flaws detected in state-of-the-art commercial systems. Experiments are carried out on the publicly available Biosecure Database and demonstrate the efficacy of the proposed security enhancing approach.
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Javier Galbally, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Arun Ross, Julian Fierrez, Javier Ortega-Garcia, "Securing iris recognition systems against masquerade attacks", Proc. SPIE 8712, Biometric and Surveillance Technology for Human and Activity Identification X, 87120E (31 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2015690; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2015690
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