Biometrics Security

CCDB iTC Liaison:  Japan

Introduction and Status

The CCDB has established a Work Group to assist in creating an iTC (and hence cPPs) for Biometrics Security (the Work Group name is abbreviated to "BS WG").  The Work Group comprises participating Certification Bodies from 4 nations, at present:  Australia, Japan, Spain and Turkey. 

The invitation notice for joining the candidate iTC, with contact details, can be found here:  iTC invitation letter

To join the iTC, please message:  isec-itc-bio-info@ipa.go.jp.

Public Review Draft Timeline

The BIO-iTC has closed the Public Review Draft 2 period as of February 7, 2020. All comments are now being reviewed to update the documents for the Proposed Draft release. 

The BIO-iTC Status Page is https://biometricITC.github.io.  PDF and HTML versions of draft documents can be accessed here along with the latest status information. 

Initial Essential Security Requirements (ESR) and Position Statements

Essential Security Requirements

The working group has produced an Essential Security Requirements document for Biometrics Security and initial iTC members have updated the ESR.  The ESR represents the common needs of the WG and initial iTC members in the technology area.  The document can be found here:  Essential Security Requirements

Information about Biometrics Security cPP Position Statements can be found here:  Position Statements