Safety Measures and Privacy in E-Passport Scheme Using Cryptographic Protocols and Biometrics Technology

Provided by: Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Electronic passports have known a wide and fast employment all around the world since the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) the human race has adopted standards whereby electronic passports can store biometrics identifiers. The purpose of electronic passports is to prevent the illegal entry of traveler into a particular country and frontier the use of counterfeit documents by more accurate recognition of an individual. The electronic passport, as it is sometimes called, represents a bold initiative in the employment of two new technologies: cryptography protocols and biometrics. An electronic passport contains the significant personal information of holder such as photo, name, date of birth and place, nationality, date of issue, date of expiry, authority and so on.

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