Image Security and Biometrics: A Review

  • Ion Marqués
  • Manuel Graña
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7209)


Imaging security and biometrics are two heavily connected areas. The quick evolution of biometrics has raised the need of securing biometric data. A majority of this data is visual, which has lead to intensive development of image security techniques for biometric applications. In this paper we give a fast fly over image security approaches and imaging-related biometrics. We present the current state-of-the-art of the interplay between both areas. The emphasis in this paper is the computational methods.


Biometrics Imaging Security Watermarking Image Cryptography Steganography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ion Marqués
    • 1
  • Manuel Graña
    • 1
  1. 1.Grupo de Inteligencia ComputacionalUPV/EHUSpain

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