Like many leaders in the biometric industry, Lauren Reed, Senior Program Director for Biometric Forensics, IDEMIA National Security Solutions, knew nothing of biometrics when her career began in the mid-1990s. “I was doing traditional forensics work at a local sheriff’s office,” Reed says. “I received a phone call from an old mentor who said the […]
The SecureKey Verified.Me digital identity service began in 2019 via a partnership with leading Canadian banks. The authentication function, known as the SecureKey Concierge Service, has experienced a massive rise from 100 to 800 transactions per second as demand for remote authentication spikes. The goal of the program is to secure consumer access to online […]
Newly out of college, Jeni Best was working for a Texas probation department when a co-worker needed some moral support. “My office mate made me go take the immigration test with him because he didn’t want to go by himself,” Best says, “and I, within six months, was offered a position with the INS (US […]
If you are looking for a resource to help you keep up with the rapidly advancing rollout of mobile driver’s licenses in the U.S., the Secure Technology Alliance mDLConnection is a great place to start. The online educational hub, mDLConnection.com, is a website designed to inform the U.S. market on the technology and the status […]
Annet Steenbergen is the co-founder/initiator of the Aruba Happy Flow biometric border control project for the Government of Aruba. The journey to Happy Flow began 25 years ago when she stumbled into a job with the Dutch Immigration Naturalization Service. “Before long, I worked mostly in border management and border management policy,” Steenbergen says. “I […]
Face morphing, where an attacker merges photos of two people into a single image, is a specialty of Mei Ngan, Computer Scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and leader in morph detection. “If that image gets onto an identity credential such as a passport, it can be used by both people because modern […]
The “Diia” mobile app, launched early this year, is already proving popular among citizens, especially when it comes to digital drivers’ licenses.