Fido Alliance adds a biometrics certification program to help fight spoofing

September 8, 2018

In a move aimed at upping standards across biometric user verification systems, the industry consortium, Fido Alliance, has launched a certification program for biometrics systems. “The goal of the Biometric Certification Component Program is to provide a framework for the certification of biometric subsystems that can in turn be integrated into FIDO Certified authenticators,” it writes on its website. While biometric verification systems such as fingerprint readers have been pretty widely adopted in…