International Journal of Computer Applications
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (the International Electro-technical Commission) form the specialized system for worldwide standardization. The first standard of this deals with the threat and countermeasure of biometrics and biometric system application models. Additionally, this international standard provides requirements and guidelines for the secure and privacy - compliant management and processing of biometric information. The authors analyze here that inclination of people towards biometric for using it as a security measure is mainly due to Identity Theft.