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The IFIP IDMAN 2010 is a concerence succeeding the IFIP IDMAN 2007 held in The Netherlands. Its theme is identity management. It is organized by the International Federation of Information Processing, in particular its working group 11.6.

WG11.6 – Identity Management

est. 2006

AIMS

The aim is to promote through education, research and outreach, the awareness and understanding of: 1. Identity management in general, and, in this context: - identity management applications and methodologies; - optical and electronic document security; - potential and actual role and function of biometrics in particular; 2. Methods and techniques that can help to evaluate (specific) biometric technologies; - operational aspects of biometrics; - legal aspects of the application of biometrics; - impact of biometrics on society; - methods and techniques that can help to improve the quality of biometric technology (performance, privacy, compliance); and 3. National identity management in particular: - national identity management as (a kind of) federated identity management; - national identity management as a part of multilateral identity management; - (possible) role and effectiveness of identity management in fighting (inter)national fraud, crime and terrorism; - methods and techniques that can help to improve the quality of national identity management.

SCOPE

1. To establish and expand a common identity management lexicon so that the international community speaks the same language. 2. To propose, define and evaluate identity management applications and methodologies that will meet the standards of decision-makers in the public and private sector. 3. To propose, define and evaluate optical and electronical document security technologies that will meet the standards of decision-makers in the public and private sector. 4. To propose, define and evaluate biometric technologies and methodologies to be incorporated in (national) identity management that will meet the standards of decision-makers in the public and private sector. 5. To promote through education, research and outreach, a wider understanding of the legal, social and operational issues related to (national) identity management in general and the technologies mentioned above in particular. 6. In order to promote discussion related to research in the field, WG 11.6 will foster cooperation between:

  • International communities
  • Stakeholders, scientists and industry.
  • Technicians, sociologists, biologists, philosophers, psychologists and political scientists.

Link to WG 11.6

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