ePassport: The World's New Electronic Passport

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About the author:
Jöran Beel, Béla Gipp, and Ivo Rössling are researchers at Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany, doing their PhDs in computer science and business. Their previous university studies focused on IT security, biometric application systems and theoretical computer science, respectively.

For their previous scientific work the authors received several honours. For instance, by the Heinz and Gisela Friedrichs Foundation for "extraordinary achievements in the field of technology development" and by former Federal Chancellor Gerhard Schröder for "outstanding scientific achievements". Following an invitation by
Federal Minister for Education and Research, Edelgard Bulmahn, the authors presented their research results at the Hannover Messe 2003.

The authors also exhibit several years' professional experience and have cooperated with reputable firms such as Siemens and AOK. In addition, Béla Gipp works for the Working Group ISO/IEC JTC1/SC17/WG8, which is currently engaged in the standardisation of RFID technology.

ePassport: The World's New Electronic Passport
 

A Report about the ePassport's Benefits, Risks and its Security

Authored by Bela Gipp, Jöran Beel, Ivo Rössling

Two years after publishing the very first book about the world's new electronic passport 'ePassport', the authors Jöran Beel, Béla Gipp, and Ivo Rössling publish a completely overworked version of their book in English. The new book 'ePassport: The World's New Eletronic Passport' describes the basic details of the ePassport, gives a thorough overview of its technical specifications and then provides an in-depth analysis considering both, chances and risks of the new technology. Beside the explanation and analysis of eletronic passports in general the introduction of the ePassport in Germany is considered in particular.

Former IBM Manager and biometric expert Henning Arendt recommends the book to "all those who as mature citizens of any country introducing the ePassport, feel a need for reading up on this topic, but specifically to all those persons responsible for the next stages of the ePassport".


Publication Date:
2007-10-02
ISBN/EAN13:
1434823180 / 9781434823182
Page Count:
102
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Technology & Engineering / General




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