iBeta Quality Assurance Accredited for Biometric Presentation Attack Detection (Spoofing) Testing

Denver, CO, April 17, 2018 –(PR.com)– iBeta Quality Assurance (iBeta) today announced the expansion of their biometric security testing capabilities by adding biometric presentation attack detection (PAD) per ISO/IEC 30107-3.

ISO/IEC 30107-3 addresses techniques for the detection of presentation attacks – also known as spoof and liveness detection. A presentation attack occurs when an artefact (face, hand, facsimile, etc.) is presented to a biometric capture device to gain access as an imposter or conceal identity to evade a watch list.

For biometric recognition, added liveness and spoofing mechanisms are subject to false positive and false negative errors. False positive errors wrongly categorize bona fide presentations as attack presentations, potentially flagging or inconveniencing legitimate users. False negative errors wrongly categorize presentation attacks as bona fide presentations, potentially resulting in a security breach. Therefore, the decision to use a specific implementation of spoofing or liveness detection will depend upon the consideration of the trade-offs with respect to security, evidence strength, and efficiency.

“With this accreditation, iBeta is able to spoof and liveness test biometric modalities and document our results to provide end users with an indication as to how susceptible the system is to bad actors,” Dr. Kevin Wilson, Director of Biometrics at iBeta stated. Dr. Wilson continued, “Customers that engage iBeta’s services will receive an independent 3rd party assessment of their strength against presentation attacks.”

iBeta is the only company accredited by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for biometric test procedures in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025. iBeta biometric services for all biometric modalities can provide certification to ISO/ANSI standards as well as provide 3rd party testing service to help companies ensure security and a low-friction user experience.

Contact Evan Call 303-627-1110 x 114 for more information about this new capability as well as iBeta’s leading biometric testing and certification services.

About iBeta

Founded in 1999 and located in metro Denver, Colorado, iBeta Quality Assurance www.iBeta.com have conducted thousands of successful software testing projects. iBeta specializes in: manual and automated functionality, compatibility, accessibility, security, and load/performance testing as well as code review, test plan engineering, biometrics certifications, biometric system testing, and more, for websites, mobile apps, desktop/server applications, set-top boxes, and other platforms, with no subscriptions, retainers, or other long-term contracts. All work is conducted in our secure test lab by highly-trained staff. iBeta is the trusted partner of companies across the U.S. and the world, from Fortune 500 firms to startup ventures.

Contact Information:
iBeta Quality Assurance
Evan Call
303 627 1110 x114
Contact via Email
www.iBeta.com

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