The Public Security and Personal Privacy Survey: Biometric Technology in Hong Kong

Qing Yun Li, Lei Zhang

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Although biometric techniques offer robust and reliable authentication, they could violate personal privacy when used for public security. This survey explores Hong Kong residents' acceptance of biometric authentication and their thoughts on a new biometric method: finger-knuckle print recognition.
Original languageEnglish
Article number7535118
Pages (from-to)12-21
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016


  • biometrics
  • co-word analysis
  • descriptive statistical analysis
  • finger-knuckle print
  • personal privacy
  • privacy
  • public security
  • security
  • social network analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law

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