Date Added: Feb 2012
Need for information security and privacy is increasing in recent times. Since several valuable data and files are stored in an organization server system and moreover personal information are being shared in WWW, the need for providing security and permitting only the authorized user is becoming indispensable. For this purpose, biometric authentication is used in several applications and it is progressively acquiring more attention in the field of research. Several biometrics like fingerprint, iris, retina, etc., are used in rendering security to the information or key.