Gemalto partners with University Of Texas at Austin's Center For Identity
10 November 2017 10:05 GMT

Digital identity firm Gemalto plans to partners with the University Of Texas at Austin's Center for Identity.

In a statement, Gemalto said the parties will combine the latest research with real world application of digital security

UTCID was established in 2010 to educate industry players and the public, forecast threats, and share best practices. 

As part of this partnership, Gemalto and UTCID will focus on the following research topics to provide new options for industry players:

Biometrics to identify and authenticate people in everyday use cases
Transforming the airport and travel experience with trusted identities
Benefits and application of digital driver's licenses on your mobile phone
Securing identity in mobile banking and online commerce
Highlighting biometrics as a solution for identity management

"By partnering on these ongoing efforts, Gemalto can bring more awareness and education to the industry, and ensure biometrics can advance to be more readily available for both government and commercial applications", wrote the company.

Paul Beverly, Government Business Americas, Gemalto, said: "The Center for Identity's focus on security and privacy aligns perfectly with our company's vision of helping people trust one another in an increasingly digital world. As board member, I hope to contribute Gemalto's experience to their efforts and make this world more secure and convenient with innovative new technologies."

"Our partnership with Gemalto provides the expertise our students and faculty need to continually enhance our research efforts. We look forward to learning from each other and collaborating to bring a heightened level of education", said Suzanne Barber, Director of Center for Identity.