EAB to host fourth biometrics in banking and payments seminar in London

October 8, 2015 - 

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) will hold its fourth ‘Biometrics in Banking and Payments’ seminar on October 16 at London’s CCT Venues in Thames Quay.

Currently, there are almost 20 banks registered for the event including Tesco Bank, Boursorama Banque, Royal Bank of Scotland, Tesco Bank, Santander, Lloyds Banking Group, Credit Suisse, ABN AMRO Bank, Metro Bank and Barclays.

Meanwhile, representatives from the financial institutions are keeping a range of positions, such as digital fraud manager, banking operations projects analyst, banking operations projects analyst, solutions delivery manager and security and resilience analyst.

“In this era of increased mobility, biometrics is a unique tool for facilitating convenient authentication using a range of smart mobile devices,” said Waldemar Grudzien, director of retail banking and banking technology at the Association of German Banks, and member of the EAB Advisory Council. “The seminar ‘Biometrics in Banking and Payments’ is a unique opportunity for stakeholders to exchange experiences and ideas on the implementation of biometrics in the broader financial industry.”

End users, vendors and independent experts will discuss many key issues relating to biometrics in banking, including the critical role that biometrics is starting to play in remote authentication as a 2nd or 3rd factor, voice and face biometrics providing continuous authentication, new fingerprint-on-card technologies enable smooth chipcard activation, along with several other issues.

The seminar will also feature a mini expo where industry experts will present and demonstrate various use cases.

The Biometrics in Banking and Payment series is sponsored by Behaviosec, CrossMatch, IDEX, Everett, Fujitsu, HSB Identification, ING Netherlands, Ölçsan and Wacom.

Registration is still open for the event, with free admission for all financial institutions.

Previously reported, European Biometrics Group President and CEO Max recently discussed the EAB ‘Biometrics in Banking and Payments’ seminars and what attendees can expect to learn from the events.

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