People use a biometric kiosk at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego. Photo: APPeople use a biometric kiosk at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego. Photo: AP
People use a biometric kiosk at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego. Photo: AP

With the rise of face and fingerprint recognition technology, just how safe is our biometric data?

Gabriela Kennedy and Karen Lee say while such technological advancements have made all kinds of daily transactions more convenient, we need to counter the threat of abuse

People use a biometric kiosk at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego. Photo: APPeople use a biometric kiosk at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego. Photo: AP
People use a biometric kiosk at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego. Photo: AP
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