What are the most recent developments in the field of voice security as of 2017? originally appeared on Quorathe place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.

Answer by Vijay Balasubramaniyan, Co-Founder, CEO, & CTO of Pindrop, on Quora:

There have been many interesting developments in the field of voice security this year. One is the availability of secured voice-activated IoT devices. At the beginning of this year, there were several news stories about accidents involving Amazon Echo and Google Home that raised security concerns. While the current solutions are still not optimal, good progress has been made towards making voice interactions more secure. One example is the integration of speaker recognition on Google Home devices. Read more…