Biometric passports

13-04-2012

Biometric passports have progressively become the global standard since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but questions continue to be raised as to how secure they really are. Weaknesses have been observed on the technological side and in the procedures for issuing passports, as well as in the reliability of the basic documents and data required to obtain a passport.

Biometric passports have progressively become the global standard since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but questions continue to be raised as to how secure they really are. Weaknesses have been observed on the technological side and in the procedures for issuing passports, as well as in the reliability of the basic documents and data required to obtain a passport.