If we listen to Broadcom: “Our society has become quite comfortable with our digital identities, yet in the pursuit of convenience we have opened ourselves up to identify theft and loss of privacy,” said Joseph Wallace, Senior Director for Broadcom’s Security Line of Business. “Broadcom is committed to providing the technology that joins security with convenience for such applications as physical access, logical access and financial payments.”

“IDC sees biometrics and RFID becoming significant technologies in the personal authentication space, yet there are still concerns surrounding vulnerability issues,” said Sally Hudson, Research Manager, Security Products and Services, IDC. “Broadcom’s BCM5890 is designed to address these problems.”….