Behavioral Biometrics for Universal Access and Authentication

  • Liam M. MayronEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9175)


Behavioral biometrics, such as gait, voice, handwriting, and keystroke dynamics can provide a method of authenticating users that is both secure and usable, particularly on mobile devices. Behavioral biometrics can often be collected in the background, without requiring a specific security task to be completed by the user. Many behavioral biometrics can be recorded with hardware that has already been deployed in many mobile devices. In this paper, we consider the use of behavioral biometrics for authentication in systems designed for universal access. Requirements for security and authentication are discussed, and several behavioral biometrics are introduced. Considerations for universal access are presented.


Biometrics Behavioral biometrics Security Usability Authentication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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