Biometrics Institute announces vulnerability assessment workshop

February 5, 2013 - 

The Biometrics Institute has announced the Biometrics Institute Vulnerability Assessment Workshop, April 29, 2013 in London, to explore biometric vulnerability and the work that is going on in the industry.

The Biometrics Institute established the Biometrics Institute Vulnerability Assessment Expert Group (BVAEG) in 2010 in order to raise awareness about the importance of biometric vulnerability assessments and to exchange knowledge and experiences. Its overall mission is to reduce vulnerabilities in biometrics. It’s membership is comprised of high level experts in the field from around the world.

After two years of regular meetings, the group has confirmed the one-day workshop in London, April 29, 2013. This workshop aims to present background information about the BVAEG, provide insight into the research and allow for extended discussion.

Due to the nature of the event, it will be an invite-only affair and interested speakers and applicants are asked to email their expression of interest to the event organizers at outlining expertise and interest in the field.

The Biometrics Institute also invites vendors to submit presentations, geared at a lay non-technical audience. According to the Institute, this is a unique opportunity for vendors to engage with the user community providing assurance that potential vulnerabilities in biometrics are being addressed and managed.

More information can be found at the Biometrics Institute website.

Listed in, the Biometrics Institute New Zealand Conference takes place March 21, 2013 in Wellington.

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