Humaniq joins Biometrics Institute

Citing a desire to bring more attention to the security of personal data and the ethical issues of using biometrics, Humaniq announced today its membership in the Biometrics Institute and that it will be collaborating with other members on security, technology and ethics issues. Humaniq provides next generation financial services using its blockchain-based mobile application to the unbanked and underprivileged in emerging economies globally and leverages behavioural and facial recognition technology in its app. “Biometric technology is really important for

Biometrics Institute U.S. Conference

Biometrics Institute US Conference 20-21 March 2018 Mary Gates Learning Centre, Washington DC This one and a half day event will bring together industry experts with a focus on discussion and interaction around the key themes of authentication, privacy, vulnerabilities, data sharing & cyber-security. Plus presentations from the winners of the N2N Fingerprint Challenge.

Biometrics Institute Asia-Pacific Conference

Biometrics Institute Asia-Pacific Conference 30-31 May 2018 Dockside, Sydney This two-day conference brings together biometric users from key government agencies, commercial organisations and technology providers to share ideas, discuss the opportunities biometrics offer and its potential implementation challenges. Whether your objectives are to find out future trends, learn about latest technologies and applications, or gather strategic and technical information, this annual event presents an unparalleled opportunity to meet with experts in their field.

Biometrics Institute GDPR & Biometrics Seminar

GDPR & Biometrics Seminar 17 April 2018 Belgium This afternoon meeting will include a range of talks and discussions on the implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is coming into force on the 25 May 2018. The event will be an open discussion about the implications of the GDPR for biometrics and help attendees to reflect on how prepared they are.

Biometrics Institute Authentication and Digital Services Seminar

Authentication and Digital Services Seminar 20-21 June 2018 New York City Moderated by David Birch of Consult Hyperion, an internationally recognized thought leader in digital identity and digital money, this new event targets those with an interest in digital identity. Discussions will cover digital identities, authentication & digital transformations and the multitude of challenges which are faced in this area.

Biometrics Institute Showcase Australia

Biometrics Institute Showcase Australia 28 November 2018 Canberra Since 2005, Showcase Australia has provided a unique and effective platform to connect biometric users from key government agencies with technology providers to share ideas on key developments. We seek to answer: “What does the future of securing identity look like”? “What needs to happen to make biometrics a trusted solution in government services”?

Biometrics Institute working with UNCTED on biometrics and counter-terrorism project

The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED) and the Biometrics Institute will launch a Compendium of good practices and recommendations for biometric data collection, storage, and sharing in June, 2018, in support of UN Security Council Resolution 2322. Resolution 2322 calls on UN member states to share biometric data of foreign terrorist fighters in order to identify them and track their movements, but according to a Biometrics Institute blog post, “(t)here is currently a concerning lack of biometric information

Biometrics Institute ID at the Borders Conference

Biometrics Institute ID at the Borders Conference April 18-19, 2018 Brussels The annual ID at the Borders conference in Europe brings together the critical players in the borders community. The programme focuses on the user perspective and key decision makers will provide updates to the industry on border management, travel facilitation and security, migration management and more.

Biometrics Week 2018, featuring the Biometrics Institute Congress

Biometrics Week 2018, featuring the Biometrics Institute Congress October 16-19, 2018 London Biometrics Week 2018 includes the annual two-day Congress on the 17-18 October 2018, accompanied by satellite events on privacy, digital ID and vulnerability to be held on either side (16 and 19 October). The 2017 Congress was a sell out event and attracted delegates from 30 nations. This is a must-attend week of events, all organized by the independent, international and impartial Biometrics Institute.

ID@Borders to address use of biometrics for seamless passenger flow and counter terrorism

The Biometrics Institute annual ID@Borders conference will be held this year in Brussels from April 18-19 and will address challenges in managing identities along the border continuum, and will provide a forum for key players in the borders, aviation, travel and biometrics industries. The conference will focus on two main themes: the secure and effective movement of people, and the identification and creation of capabilities for optimum border management. Topics such as preventing criminal activity and human trafficking, data privacy