Growing Concerns Over Israel’s Biometric Database

    After a group of German hackers announced they have already succeeded in breaking into the biometric security system on the new Apple 5S, opponents to the biometric database in Israel fear it is only a matter of time.

    Israeli expert Amir Karnei of ESET explains “There has never been a database in Israel that does not eventually find its way on the internet and the biometric program will not be an exception. Promises that the new identity card (teudat zehut) biometric database will not be broken are nonsense. It is only a matter of time” he states.

    Karnei explains that the systems become increasingly sophisticated and more difficult to penetrate but there is no such thing a system that cannot be hacked. Karnei warns that in recent months rumors have spread in Israel that the basic security platform for the biometric database is not sufficient and the system will be broken. Karnei stresses that experience regarding data security in Israel has proven him correct.
    He continues by pointing out the changeover to biometric is “fashionable because it easier to use an eye scan or fingerprint as opposed to remembering additional passwords”, however he feels the move will lead to compromised security. “Anyone living with the belief that the new identity database will not be cracked is fooling himself”.

    The prominent computer security expert warns that Apple will deal with the breach but it should serve as yet another warning for Israel, that the new experimental biometric database will be penetrated – stating with absolute certainty “it’s only a matter of time”.

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    Michael (Micha) Shafir

    Founded Pons Holdings (Technology Greenhouse) on March 2003 and PonsEye Medical Sciences LTD. on August 2003. 2000-2003 - MagniFire Co-Founder, CTO and Chief Architect. Founded MagniFire on August 2000 (F5 Networks has bought MagniFire WebSystems on June 2004 for $29 million in cash).

    Micha has over 20 years of networking and information security experience. Before founding MagniFire, he headed new product development at Radware Ltd. (NASDAQ: RDWR). At Radware Micha participated in and led the new technology definitions and implementations, working closely with resellers worldwide and established the company's support team. Prior to his work in Radware, Micha established the integration department and acted as its manager at Israel's largest networking company, Bynet Data Communication Ltd.

    Micha holds long patents attainments (Medical science, security, networking and communication).

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Legislature bans collection of students’ biometrics



TALLAHASSEE — Florida public schools may no longer collect or use what’s known as biometric data from students under an education data privacy measure passed by the Legislature on Friday.

Biometric data include things like a “fingerprint or hand scan, a retina or iris scan, a voice print, or a facial geometry scan,” according to the bill (SB 188).

It also would protect students from being contacted by marketers and news reporters.

With no debate, the House passed the Senate’s bill during a Friday floor session by a vote of 113-1, with Rep. Hazel Rogers, D-Lauderhill, voting no.

The Senate approved its bill last month 38-1, with only Lake Worth Democrat Jeff Clemens voting in opposition.

The bill is likely to be signed by Gov. Rick Scott, whose representatives signaled his support for the bill at committee hearings this session.

Its passage means Pinellas County schools will have to mothball their palm scanners and related technology, which cost about $155,000. A spokeswoman declined comment.

The school system has used the scanners for four years to automatically debit lunch accounts and speed food lines, giving kids more time to eat. Schools have 30 minutes to feed more than 1,000 students; a scan takes 1-2 seconds.

State Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, has pushed the bioscan ban this year. She was worried that children’s identifying information could be stolen out of computers and used for identity theft.

Industry experts have said they’re unaware of any identity theft cases in recent years in which someone has used a purloined palm scan, fingerprint or other identifier.

Language in the bill applies specifically to Pinellas, allowing it until the end of the 2014-15 school year to phase out use of palm scanners in cafeterias.

The bill also bans gathering the political affiliation, voting history and religious affiliation of students and their parents or guardians.

The measure further calls for creating a new student identification system to replace the use of social security numbers.

It allows school boards to make secret certain “directory information” after considering whether “such information would put students at risk of becoming targets of marketing campaigns, the media, or criminal acts.”

The federal law on student privacy defines directory information as “the student’s name, address, telephone listing, date and place of birth, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports.”

It also includes “weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, and the most recent educational agency or institution attended by the student.”