A New Design for Alignment-Free Chaffed Cancelable Iris Key Binding Scheme
AbstractIris has been found to be unique and consistent over time despite its random nature. Unprotected biometric (iris) template raises concerns in security and privacy, as numerous large-scale iris recognition projects have been deployed worldwide—for instance, susceptibility to attacks, cumbersome renewability, and cross-matching. Template protection schemes from biometric cryptosystems and cancelable biometrics are expected to restore the confidence in biometrics regarding data privacy, given the great advancement in recent years. However, a majority of the biometric template protection schemes have uncertainties in guaranteeing criteria such as unlinkability, irreversibility, and revocability, while maintaining significant performance. Fuzzy commitment, a theoretically secure biometric key binding scheme, is vulnerable due to the inherent dependency of the biometric features and its reliance on error correction code (ECC). In this paper, an alignment-free and cancelable iris key binding scheme without ECC is proposed. The proposed system protects the binary biometric data, i.e., IrisCodes, from security and privacy attacks through a strong and size varying non-invertible cancelable transform. The proposed scheme provides flexibility in system storage and authentication speed via controllable hashed code length. We also proposed a fast key regeneration without either re-enrollment or constant storage of seeds. The experimental results and security analysis show the validity of the proposed scheme. View Full-Text
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Chai, T.-Y.; Goi, B.-M.; Tay, Y.-H.; Jin, Z. A New Design for Alignment-Free Chaffed Cancelable Iris Key Binding Scheme. Symmetry 2019, 11, 164.
Chai T-Y, Goi B-M, Tay Y-H, Jin Z. A New Design for Alignment-Free Chaffed Cancelable Iris Key Binding Scheme. Symmetry. 2019; 11(2):164.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chai, Tong-Yuen; Goi, Bok-Min; Tay, Yong-Haur; Jin, Zhe. 2019. "A New Design for Alignment-Free Chaffed Cancelable Iris Key Binding Scheme." Symmetry 11, no. 2: 164.
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