WEBINARS & WHITEPAPERS

WEBINARS

Biocertification offers a series of webinars addressing specific topics related to biometric applications. Biometric technologies are deployed in a variety of applications and industry sectors. These 1 day webinars are intended for technology professionals who want to learn about operational challenges and strategies for successful deployments of biometric technologies.

This webinar will discuss how commercially available biometric technologies can be deployed in today’s enterprise infrastructure to improve security, reliability and convenience. Identity management is constantly evolving to address the operational needs of the modern digital world. This webinar will introduce the audience to a framework for selecting the most appropriate biometric technology, how to conduct risk analysis on your biometric systems and design policies for maximizing system efficiency.

The requirement of non-repudiation in digital transactions has lead to several regulations, like HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley, mandating the use of strong authentication mechanisms. Compliance with such regulations is a necessity in today’s business environment and this webinar will focus on the use of biometric technologies to address identity management related component of industry specific regulations.

This webinar will focus on identity management challenges in the financial sector, specially with the increase in online banking and identity theft as well. Several financial institutions are using fingerprint recognition and fingervein recognition to authenticate clients at the ATM. There are several architecture and operational issues which need to be addressed for a successful biometric deployment. A discussion of real world case studies and cost/benefit analysis of various biometric technologies will be presented during this webinar.

The use of IT systems in the healthcare environment and digitization of medical information has increased in recent times, and it will continue in the future. Fraudulent identities in the healthcare environment can cause monetary and bodily harm and current authentication methods are too cumbersome and unreliable to use in such a critical environment.

Biometric technologies use physical and behavioral characteristics of humans which are considered personally identifiable information. The use of biometric technologies can have an impact on privacy of users and these concerns have to be addressed adequately through administrative and technical controls. This webinar will discuss the various privacy issues with regards to biometrics, framework for conducting privacy impact analysis of biometric systems, and design principles to enhance privacy through the use of biometric technologies.

The last decade has seen a growth in design and development of fingerprint, face and iris recognition technologies. Although law enforcement is the primary driver for adoption of these systems, their applications can also be found in border control, personal identity management and banking solutions. This webinar will discuss image capture mechanisms and algorithm details of fingerprint, face and iris recognition, their advantages and drawbacks, as well as successful real world deployments.

The exponential growth of smartphones, e-commerce services which can be completed using these devices, and the critical information held by such devices are going to be the main drivers for adoption of biometrics on mobile devices. The law enforcement community has been piloting the use of handheld devices to support the mission of their officers in the field, and this technology is now making an entry into other verticals like healthcare. This webinar will discuss the various efforts at porting biometric technologies for mobile devices, best practices for optimal performance and case studies of operational systems.

The use of biometric technologies in large scale systems like voter registration, border control, national ID cards etc. is increasing around the world. Such systems are not powered by a single biometric technology; rather they employ multimodal biometric systems to ensure better performance and higher enrollment rates. Several US government systems use a combination of fingerprint, face and iris recognition in systems which manage millions of identities.

Although biometric systems are used to enhance enterprise security, they are also vulnerable to a variety of threats. A typical biometric system has a variety of attack points and these can be exploited by a number of threat agents. This webinar will discuss the process of conducting security audits for biometric systems, and present a risk assessment and audit framework.