EAB launching Swedish Biometrics Forum

Halmstad University, in cooperation with European Organization for Biometrics (EAB), is hosting the kick-off meeting of the Swedish Biometrics Forum on Friday, January 26, 2018. The purpose of the forum is to bring together researchers, companies, agencies and other stakeholders for a one-day meeting in Halmstad to discuss new ideas and challenges, and where invited speakers talk about their research or activities in the area. The agenda includes presentations by: Prof. Christoph Busch on Biometrics and Presentation Attack Detection; Diane

EU unveils plans to make customer authentication more secure

The European Commission announced new rules under the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) this week that require payment service providers to verify a consumer’s identity with at least two independent elements before processing a payment. The Commission will require payments companies to develop strong customer authentication (SCA) based on the stringent security provisions built into the new rules to reduce fraud, particularly for online transactions, and to protect user’s financial data. Elements that can be used to verify identity include physical

EAB presenting Biometrics in Banking and Payments seminar in London

The European Assocation for Biometrics (EAB) will conduct its popular Biometrics in Banking and Payments seminar next month at the IBM Client Centre in London, UK. The seminar will reflect the trends and opportunities of biometrics in the financial market. Main topics to be covered include: PSD2, the need for user friendly and secure biometric authentication; current solutions, take up, customer satisfaction and benefits; how to select the right biometric authentication solution; biometric cards and how they can help banks,

EAB Research Projects Conference 2017

EAB Research Projects Conference 2017 September 18-19, 2017 Darmstadt, Germany Europe’s largest conference on research in the area of Biometrics and Identity Management funded by the European Commission. In cooperation with the Joint Research Center (DG-JRC) of the European Commission, and Fraunhofer IGD. Featuring presentations from the projects: ARIES, iBorderCtrl, PYCSEL, AMBER, LIGHTest, ABC4EU, HECTOS, BODEGA, PROTECT, SWAN, INGRESS, FastPass or Tabula Rasa. Location: Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany Program and Registration: http://www.eab.org/events/program/122

European Association for Biometrics announces EAB-RPC 2017

The fourth annual EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) will take place September 18-19 at the Fraunhofer IGD research institute in Darmstadt, Germany. The conference is organized by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) in cooperation with the Joint Research Center (DG-JRC) of the European Commission, through its Cyber and Digital Citizens’ security unit. The EAB-RPC 2017 will be co-located with the EAB Research Awards and the IEEE BIOSIG Conference, later that same week. The conference is currently the largest event

Biometrics in Banking and Payments Amsterdam

Biometrics in Banking and Payments Dec. 8, 2016 ABN AMRO (HQ), Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, 1082 PP, Amsterdam, Netherlands Biometrics in Banking and Payments Amsterdam will reflect the trends and opportunities of biometrics in the financial market. It will be discussed how processes can be designed both convenient and privacy compliant. The speakers will provide you with their experience on how to best benefit of biometric technologies and solutions. The seminar presents a line-up of excellent international speakers, ranging from end

Biometrics in Banking and Payments seminar in London

Citibank, Citigroup Centre 16th Floor, Canada Square Canary Wharf, London, UK The Biometrics in Banking and Payments seminar will reflect the trends and opportunities of biometrics in the financial market. It will be discussed how processes can be designed both convenient and privacy compliant. The speakers will provide you with their experience on how to best benefit of biometric technologies and solutions. Financial institutions get free entrance (lunch included). The seminar presents a line-up of excellent international speakers, ranging from

Preserving privacy in an age of increased surveillance – a biometrics perspective

IBM SouthBank, Fleming Room, 76/78 Upper Ground, South Bank, London This one-day workshop will focus on privacy issues surrounding biometric technologies and applications. We will together reflect upon the many new threats and opportunities arising from the rapid increase in the channels of biometric data capture (e.g. sensors on mobile devices) and processing capabilities. The workshop will bring together various stakeholders from amongst end users, technology developers, researchers and legal experts to discuss the serious challenges that these developments present

EAB bringing its Biometrics in Banking and Payments seminar to London

The European Assocation for Biometrics (EAB) is presenting its 6th seminar on Biometrics in Banking and Payments on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Citigroup Centre, Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London. Speakers from leading biometric companies and solution providers will present about use cases and discuss the possibilities of using biometrics for convenient and secure authentication. More than 14 financial institutions will participate, including Mastercard, Lloyds Banking Group, Tesco Bank, Vanquis Bank, Citibank, Visa, Financial Fraud Action UK, Allied Irish

Performance and Evaluation for Mobile Biometrics

Performance and evaluation for mobile biometrics July 22, 2016 Paris, France The workshop will address how standards and evaluation capabilities can be set up in order to independently assess the performance of biometric authentication and identification applications on mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets. The objectives of the workshop are to get more insight into the needs and requirements from the financial industry, as well as to come to a draft proposal for a new ISO work item