Fingerprint Sequencing: An Authentication Mechanism that Integrates Fingerprints and a Knowledge-based Methodology to Promote Security and Usability

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  • Mohammad Η. Algarni Department of Computer Science, Al-Baha University, Saudi Arabia
Volume: 14 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 14233-14239 | June 2024 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.7250

Abstract

Biometric authentication stands at the forefront of modern security measures, offering a highly sophisticated and reliable method for identity verification. Biometrics aims to identify an individual’s identity by comparing specific characteristics against a stored template. Unlike traditional passwords or PINs, which can be forgotten, shared, or stolen, biometric authentication relies on unique biological or behavioral traits that are inherent to each individual. The current article introduces the innovative concept of multi-fingerprint sequence authentication process to verify users. In contrast to the traditional, single fingerprint methods, this multifactor technique combines the use of multiple fingerprints along with a sequence pattern for enhanced usability and security. Furthermore, this study presents a comprehensive evaluation of an innovative authentication system utilizing a multiple fingerprint sequence pattern as an alternative to biometric usernames and textual passwords, named BioPass. By leveraging an established framework, the research focuses on assessing the proposed system's usability and security aspects, as well as its potential benefits.

Keywords:

authentication, biometrics, security, usability, privacy, multi fingerprints, fingerprint sequencing

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Algarni M. Η., “Fingerprint Sequencing: An Authentication Mechanism that Integrates Fingerprints and a Knowledge-based Methodology to Promote Security and Usability”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 14233–14239, Jun. 2024.

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