Factors to Consider when Integrating Web Applications with Biometrics Authentication

Posted on January 1, 2019

Do you want to integrate Biometrics Authentication in your Web Application?

Is Security and Integrity of your Data a Key Concern in your implementation of your Web Biometrics Authentication?

Is cost a factor that is impeding you from securing your Web Application with Biometrics?

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Well, these are just some of them. Not all of them! There are many more other Factors that should come into mind when choosing the most appropriate Web Biometric Authentication API Solution for your Company / Organisation can prove to be a daunting task especially if you want to decisively solve a couple of problems the first time and Get it Right from the very onset.

Before you go for a Web Biometric Authentication solution you need to determine a few things and Adequately Plan how to Deal with Every one of them. Nothing can be Swept under the Carpet or assumed when deliberating on the Type of Web Biometric Authentication Solution you plan to Buy and Integrate with your Company / Organization’s Web Application. Below are some of the Factors you can consider. They are;

Where will the enrolled Biometric Data be Stored /Archived?

Would you like to pay for a Cloud based Web biometric Authentication Solution where your Biometrics Data is hosted in a remote server in a remote server somewhere in the world where you do not know who else is also hosted on the same server and who else has access to your Biometric Data?

Would you like to have your own Web Biometric Authentication Database Server hosted locally at your Company / Organisation premises behind your Company / Organisation Firewall where you have control over it and can precisely determine who gains access to it?

How will you Secure enrolled Biometric Fingerprint Data in Storage, Files, Databases, Cloud Containers? Will you use Encryption / Hashing Algorithm? How Safe will it be from External Attacks from Hackers as well as Inhouse Attacks from your own Staff?

Will Web Biometric Registration and Web Biometric Authentication processes be required to be performed in Several Computers?

What is the cost of the Web Biometric Authentication Software API / SDK?

Will you be getting Developer and Integration Support for your Web Biometric Authentication?

Will you be Requiring Services of Biometrics Engineers ( …persons who Develop and Help integrate Biometric Authentication Software Solutions ) to Complete integrating Web Biometic Authenticaion in your Web Browser based Application?

What is the Cost of hiring Web Biometric Authentication Developers?

Would you rather instead subscribe for Web Biometric Authentication Developer and Integration Support e.g. Monthly /Annually Support ? How Easy is it to get assigned a Biometrics Developer and Integrations Support Expert who understands the Nature of your Project, Your Project Timelines, Your Project Delivarables and Someone who understands Stuff not just some new Recruit or Intern or an overseas underpaid Virtual Assistant (VA) who will Delay your Project as they relay feedback to some Developer somewhere before they get back to your Inquiries?

What is the Cost of Biometrics Fingerprint Reader Scanners you plan to Buy and Integrate with?

Will the Biometrics Fingerprint Reader Scanners you plan to Buy and Integrate with be in Production and Supported in the next decade or in the far future? What if their production and support ends abruptly, will your Business Stop as Well?

Some Web Biometrics Authentication API Softwares require you to pay Monthly / Yearly costs to continue using them. Will this be agreeable to you?

What are the Merits of the Web Biometric Authentication API you are planning to Buy and Integrate with over the others offered by other Companies?

What are the Limitations of the Web Biometric Authentication API you are planning to Buy and Integrate with over the others offered by other Companies?

Is there a Limitation on the Number of Biometrics Fingerprint Readers you can use with your Web Biometric Authentication API and what is the Cost of removing this Limitation if you are expanding and adding more Biometric Fingerprint Readers?

Is there a Limitation on the Number of Computers you can use with your Web Biometric Authentication API and what is the Cost of removing this Limitation if you are expanding and adding more Computer Terminals?

Does the Web Biometric Authentication API help you Quickly implement your Web Biometric Authentication Solution?

Does the Web Biometric Authentication API you want to Buy require Continous Connection to the Internet for it to work? Does it remit data back to and from your Company / Organisation via network connections over internet that you do not know who else is listening to that traffic how safe they are?

Do you have a Fall Back plan should the Service Provider of your Web Biometric Authentication API be no longer in Service or is Slapped with a Law Suit that will put them out of Business?

As you can see, there are quite a number of things to put into consideration and deliberate upon with your Software Developers, Consultants, Database Managers, Web Developers, Systems Administrators, Systems Support, The Management, IT Infrastructure and Networks, IT Security as well as your Accounts Office before you fall for the Marketing Gimmicks of the many Sales Representatives out there that are only keen on clearing shelves and bagging in their Commissions ( They are not Developers! They have been trained to Repeat to you the same Robotic Answers. You only figure out this when you ask them something that is beyond their comprehension). I hope these Few Questions Help you make an Informed Decision when Searching and Looking for the Web Biometric Authentication solution that meets your Company / Organisation Requirements.

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