(IBIA, January 8, 2017)
On Monday, January 2, 2017, The Washington Post editorial board published an opinion article titled Uber and Lyft’s arguments against fingerprinting make little sense.
The article addresses the objections of Uber and Lyft to requiring fingerprint background checks for their drivers. The IBIA responded with a letter to the editor, which you can read here
(IBIA, November 17, 2016)
The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) is proud to announce that Managing Director Tovah LaDier has won the Women in Biometrics 2016 Award presented by Secure ID News and the Security Industry Association (SIA). Active and valued IBIA member Teresa Wu, Director of Strategic Marketing and Government Relations for MorphoTrak, was also recognized with the award. The Women in Biometrics Awards are a prestigious recognition, and rightly acknowledge the contributions LaDier and Wu have both made in the many years they have spent advocating IBIA's cause.
(IBIA, October 13, 2016)
On Thursday, October 13, 2016 the IBIA hosted a lunch and learn event on Capitol Hill. Speakers Dawn E. Lucini, Director of Aviation Security, Telos ID; Michael Petrov, Managing Director, USA, Vision-Box; Jules Polonetsky, CEO, Future of Privacy Forum; and Teresa Wu, Director of Strategic Marketing and Government Relations, presented to a near packed room consisting of Hill staffers and industry professionals. These experts in identity technology and privacy discussed topics such as aviation employee screening, the use of biometrics in border security, the evolving relationship between security and privacy, and the role of technology in protecting privacy and curtailing identity theft.
(Walter Hamilton, Vice Chairman of IBIA, September 21, 2016)
Walter Hamilton, Vice Chairman of IBIA and Sr. Consultant, Identification Technology Partners, was a speaker at the recent Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa, Florida. On Wednesday, September 21, Walter particpated in a session entitled Iris Recognition: Where Do We Go From Here?
You can view and download Walter's presentation, Privacy Implications of Iris Technology
, by clicking the above title or visiting www.ibia.org/resources/speeches
(John Mears, Director, IBIA, September 20, 2016)
John Mears, Director, IBIA and Sr. Fellow, Chief Engineer, Information Technology and Security Solutions at Leidos, was a speaker at the recent Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa, Florida. On Tuesday, September 20th, John presented the following, Strength of Function for Authentication.
You can view and download John's presentation by clicking the above title or visiting www.ibia.org/resources/speeches