Identity and Biometric Technology Advisory Board (IBTAB)


Using multiple biometric markets and factors for authentication

About the IBTAB

Mission Statement

Our mission: To promote the advancement and adoption of innovative biometric and digital identification solutions to secure critical assets, protect individual identity, safeguard propriety data, and enhance consumer experience. Biometric and digital identification solutions must be used in an ethical and lawful manner, without discrimination against any particular individual or groups. The SIA Identity and Biometric Technology Board (IBTAB) is an exclusive advisory panel to the SIA Board of Directors. IBTAB is comprised of biometric and digital identification experts who guide SIA’s engagement with operators of critical infrastructure both in private and public sectors. IBTAB’s technical expertise focuses on the operational and scalable features embedded within advanced biometric and digital identification solutions, and IBTAB members are prepared to work with policymakers and decision makers interested in understanding such solutions.

Membership Criteria

Eligibility for membership in the IBTAB extends to SIA manufacturers and solutions providers who perform research and development, design, testing, distribution, and deployment of biometric and digital identification solutions. Member companies include:

  • EyeLock
  • IdentyTech Solutions
  • Leidos
  • Microsoft
  • Paravision
  • Princeton Identity
  • Rank One Computing
  • SAIC
  • Suprema
  • Veridas
  • ZKTeco

Advisory Board Members


  • IBTAB roundtable meeting series
  • Networking events in conjunction with the Identity Week conference
  • Presentations at the SIA GovSummit and ISC Security Events conferences
  • Support of the SIA Women in Biometrics Awards

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