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Security considerations on extending PACE to a biometric-based connection establishment

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Security considerations on extending PACE to a biometric-based connection establishment
: The regulations of the European Union (EU) Council in 2004 are the basis of the deployment of electronic passports within the EU. Since then EU member states adopt the format and the access protocols to further electronic machine readable travel documents (eMRTD) like national electronic ID cards and electronic residence permits, respectively. The security protocols to communicate with an eMRTD are based on the paradigm of strong cohesion and loose coupling, i.e., each step is designed to ensure only a particular security goal like authorisation to access a certain data group, authenticity and integrity of the data, originality of the chip, or the linkage between the eMRTD and its holder. However, recently a discussion evolved to integrate the linkage security goal within the connection establishment, which currently only aims at limiting basic access of authorised terminals to the eMRTD. For instance, the BioPACE protocol proposes to replace the knowledge-based shared ’secret’ o...
Nicolas Buchmann, Roel Peeters, Harald Baier, Andr
Added 27 Apr 2014
Updated 27 Apr 2014
Type Journal
Year 2013
Where BIOSIG
Authors Nicolas Buchmann, Roel Peeters, Harald Baier, Andreas Pashalidis
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