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Standards, Initiatives, and Legal Frameworks for Biometric Technologies

Biometric technology is advancing fast, with both security and legislation having a hard time catching up. This report provides crucial information regarding legislation, standardization, specifications, and initiatives in the context of biometric technologies and applications. Industry trends, legislative restrictions, as well as data privacy frameworks, will also be outlined in order to provide a clear depiction of what to expect in the future from governmental and regulatory authorities. Further, the report provides criticisms and insights regarding the future evolution of legislation and standardization. In addition, the report outlines vital aspects of existing standardization and compliance schemes, and which concepts existing and emerging vendors need to take into account in order to avoid any potential standardization pitfalls.

Table of Contents

  • 1. ALLIANCES AND INDUSTRY GROUPS
    • 1.1. Cloud versus Device Storage Debate
    • 1.2. FIDO Alliance
    • 1.3. Biometrics Alliance Initiative
    • 1.4. Natural Security Alliance
    • 1.5. Biometrics Institute
    • 1.6. International Biometric Industry Association
  • 2. INSIGHTS FOR LEGISLATION, SPECIFICATIONS, AND INITIATIVES
    • 2.1. Technology Usage and Revenue as an Indication of Future Legislation
    • 2.2. Transferring Europe's Regulatory Framework
    • 2.3. The Principle of Proportionality Applied in Biometric Technologies
    • 2.4. European and American Disagreement: What Are "Public Data"?
    • 2.5. Biometric Data Archives: Consumer, Enterprise, and Government Sectors
    • 2.6. Biometric Initiatives from the United States Expand Worldwide
  • 3. GUIDANCE ON CERTIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS
    • 3.1. International Organization for Standardization
    • 3.2. Standardization Testing and Quality Certification
    • 3.3. List of Biometric Standards, Certifications, and Compliance Frameworks
    • 3.4. Investing in the Governmental Sector: Framework and Certification Insights
  • 4. FORECASTING FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS AND CRUCIAL LEGISLATION / STANDARDIZATION CHANGES