Biometrics Institute names Ideco director as head of Technology Innovation Expert Group

The Biometrics Institute has named Ideco Biometric Security Solutions director Francois Vermeulen as the new head of the organization’s Technology Innovation Expert Group (TIEG). The group focuses on providing accurate and unbiased technical information, training and education to the organization’s board and members. TIEG is currently developing a best practice guide to designed to help the market with the responsible use, selection and implementation of biometrics systems. “The Biometrics Institute is playing a key role with regards to responsible use

Integrated Biometrics continues to share best practices in enrollment and verification technology

Integrated Biometrics is focusing on law enforcement, border management, and homeland security at global events this fall. “Getting out into the biometrics community and having in-depth conversations with end-users, developers, and service providers is invaluable for building the next generation of identity management tools, as well as providing exceptional customer service,” Vice President David Gerulski said. Gerulski was part of the Integrated Biometrics team attending the October Biometrics 2016 Forum in London, hosted by the Biometrics Institute to share scientific

Biometrics Institute board of directors welcomes new members, chairperson

The Biometrics Institute has added Greg Henwood from the UK Government Ministry of Justice and Andy Foote from Wells Fargo Bank USA to its board of directors and appointed Andrew Rice from the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department as the new chairperson. A new advisory council has also been established to support the board with strategic advice from expert and sector groups. “I was honoured to be elected as chairperson of the board and believe the work of the Institute is

ZKAccess educates on biometrics best practices

ZKAccess’ free three-credit CEU-accredited ‘Advanced Biometric Access Control’ course instructs physical security integrators on how to migrate from traditional card access systems to biometrics. The course also provides in-depth information about how biometrics works and the added benefits of security and convenience that biometric technologies provide including the benefits, installation, operation and maintenance of biometric systems. Through the course, ZKAccess encourages security professionals to proactively educate themselves on biometrics best practices, instead of simply waiting for their clients to do