ePassport Extended Access Control

27/07/06

Extended Access Control (EAC) has been introduced as the means by which more sensitive biometric content can be added to the next generation of European ePassports. Specifically, finger images will need to be protected because, if captured and subsequently abused by ‘the bad guys’, some unpalatable scenarios could arise. This article from Temporal S. considers the background to EAC and looks at what is being done to enable its use. Other articles from Temporal S. are to found on its website. Click here

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