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Biometric fingerprint scan “Alleged victims can bring suit on the basis of a technical violation alone, and without the need to prove that they suffered actual damages,” warn the authors of Chubb’s report. (Photo: Shutterstock)

If your company is collecting fingerprints, iris scans and voice prints to authenticate employees or customers, make sure you follow a growing number of state biometric privacy laws or you could face significant litigation, according to the Chubb’s latest Cyber InFocus report, “Know the Latest Trends in Cyber Risks.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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