Understanding Security, Convenience and Privacy in Today's Biometrics Systems

Understanding Security, Convenience and Privacy in Today's Biometrics Systems

March 19, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sands 103

Over the past five years the biometrics market has evolved at an incredible pace, with biometric authentication and identification technology rising from relative obscurity into mainstream usage across myriad vertical markets. The wave of biometric deployments for identity and access management in enterprise, border control, financial services and consumer devices has greatly outpaced the speed of regulation. But legislation is catching up, creating a climate of controversy and conflict around biometric solutions. So, it’s more important than ever before to understand the best practices around implementing and using biometrics systems in the workplace.

This expert panel will engage and educate audiences on the current state of biometric security as a technology and social phenomenon, centering around a core concept: the balance of security, convenience and privacy.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the difference between biometric identification technology and biometric authentication technology.
2. List the various methods integrators can scale up the security of a biometric authentication system.
3. Describe the privacy enhancing aspects of biometric security and the importance of a privacy-first mindset when deploying identity solutions.


  • Susan Stover


    VP of Digital Content

    FindBiometrics & Mobile ID World

    Susan Stover works to drive the conversation forward for all things identity and biometrics. In addition to bringing biometrics and identity to the...

  • Rob Douglas


    Chairman & CEO


    Rob Douglas is the CEO and Chairman of BioConnect, a biometric security platform provider. BioConnect provides an enterprise biometric authentication...

  • Maxine Most



    Acuity Market Intelligence

    Maxine Most is the principal research analyst at Acuity Market Intelligence – an emerging technology strategy and research consultancy with a proven...


  1. Track
    New Technology & Automation

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