Term:Biometric

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FIPS 201-1

Biometric - A measurable, physical characteristic or personal behavioral trait used to recognize the identity, or verify the claimed identity, of an Applicant. Facial images, fingerprints, and iriscan samples are all examples of biometrics.

GAO-09-232G

Biometric - A physical or behavioral characteristic of a human being. Boundary Software, hardware, or physical barrier that limits access to a system or part of a system.

NIST IR 7298

Biometric - A measurable, physical characteristic or personal behavioral trait used to recognize the identity, or verify the claimed identity, of an applicant. Facial images, fingerprints, and handwriting samples are all examples of biometrics. SOURCE: FIPS 201

NIST IR 7298

Biometric - A physical or behavioral characteristic of a human being. SOURCE: SP 800-32

NIST SP 800-116

Biometric - An authenticator produced from measurable qualities of a living person.

NIST SP 800-32

Biometric - A physical or behavioral characteristic of a human being.

NIST SP 800-63v1.0.2

Biometric - An image or template of a physiological attribute (e.g., a fingerprint) that may be used to identify an individual. In this document, biometrics may be used to unlock authentication tokens and prevent repudiation of registration.