MCLEAN, Va., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Novetta, a leader in advanced analytics technology, today announced that Vice President of Special Projects, Michael Thieme, has been appointed Editor of ISO/IEC 30107-4 – Biometric presentation attack detection – Profile for evaluation of mobile devices.
This performance testing standard, under development in ISO/IEC JTC1, will address spoofing and presentation attacks against mobile devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.
The ability to detect fake fingerprints, video replays, and voice recordings is a significant concern to commercial and government agencies who rely on mobile device authentication for transactions and identity confirmation. As more advanced threats emerge, the biometric industry needs reliable methods for testing smart phone attacks and countermeasures.
"This appointment further solidifies Novetta's role as a thought leader in emerging biometric and identity-related technologies," said Tiffanny Gates, Novetta President and Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to supporting this important and challenging work."
Mr. Thieme, who helps guide development of Novetta's next-generation technologies, has held ISO editorship positions in biometric technologies since 2004.
Novetta is a leading advanced analytics company headquartered in McLean, VA with over 700 employees across the US. With more than two decades of experience solving problems of national significance for government and commercial enterprises worldwide, Novetta has pioneered disruptive technologies in four key areas of advanced analytics: data, cyber, open source/media, and multi-int fusion. With a unique combination of talent and technology, Novetta enables customers to find clarity from complexity in 'big data' sets never intended to be analyzed together at the scale and speed needed to guide critical business and mission strategy. Visit www.novetta.com for more information.