Spanish DPA releases list of misconceptions around biometrics

According to the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the Spanish data protection authority (AEPD) has released a list of misconceptions on the use of biometric data. The list was developed in collaboration with the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) to help data protection officers and other privacy professionals to understand the complexities of biometric information and technology. The list includes the perception that biometric identification and authentication systems are both strong systems and are safer for users.