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Biometric scan of a woman's face. Biometric information is being captured and used with increasing frequency and leads to risk exposures insurers should be watching. (Photo: karelnoppe/Shutterstock)

How many times have you used a fingerprint to log into your smartphone or laptop? Does your company employ facial recognition for entry to the building, security clearances or even tracking work time?

Biometric information is being captured and used with increasing frequency, and the collection and storage of data such as fingerprints, voiceprints, and palm, retinal/iris and facial scans can lead to risk exposures that companies — and their insurance brokers — should be monitoring.

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