LAS VEGAS—Hacking a biometric system makes for great headlines, but should this latest research on hacking iris-recognition systems make security professionals worried about using the technology as part of an identity authentication or access control solution? Security Director News spoke with one subject-matter expert to find out.
WASHINGTON—The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a new draft of its security standard for the Personal Identity Verification cards that all federal employees and contractors must use.
NEW YORK—IEEE, which bills itself as “the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity,” has begun administering testing for its new Certified Biometrics Professional program. A small initial group took the pilot exam in October, and IEEE is currently in the midst of its first regular testing window, which ends May 31. Another window will open November 20, and IEEE hopes to have roughly 400 people certified by the end of 2010.