FindBiometrics’ latest webinar is now available on-demand.
Entitled “Extending Trust With Reusable Identity Credentials”, the webinar featured Onfido’s Director of Alliances & Partnerships, Ed Ackerman, and Microsoft Principal Program Manager Ankur Patel. In a discussion moderated by FindBiometrics Editor in Chief Peter Counter, the two delved into one of the most exciting trends in digital security today – the use of selfie-based biometric identity verification, in which end users are authenticated by matching their selfie pictures to images of their official identity documents.
It’s a straightforward concept, but it involves highly sophisticated technologies – not only biometric facial recognition but also AI-drive document reading – as well as complex considerations with respect to liveness detection and decentralized credentials. Fortunately, the webinar’s experts had plenty of insight to share:
Other recent webinars are also now available on-demand:
The aim of this panel discussion was to demystify biometric technology, which has come under intense scrutiny due to concerns about privacy and surveillance, resulting in profound misunderstandings about much more benign applications such as authentication and identity verification. And some real experts were on hand to undertake this task, including FaceTec CEO Kevin Alan Tussy, CITeR Director Stephanie Schuckers, Better Identity Coalition Coordinator Jeremy Grant, and Frost & Sullivan Security Analyst Danielle VanZandt.
This webinar delved into one of the most important application areas of biometrics technology – healthcare. A growing number of healthcare administrators are recognizing the benefits that biometrics can deliver with respect to identifying patients, protecting their data, and optimizing operations, and a number of experts took part in the panel to discuss the trend, including TECH5 CEO Machiel van der Harst, Veratad CEO John E. Ahrens, HIMSS Thought Advisory VP Rod Piechowski, and Tarvinder Sembhi, Senior Director of Digital Identity North America, IDEMIA.