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Definition Edit

Criminal Edit

Biometric data,

[w]hen applied to CJI, it is used to identify individuals, and includes the following types: fingerprints, palm prints, DNA, iris, and facial recognition.[1]

General Edit

Biometric data, is

computer data created during a biometric process. It encompasses raw sensor observations, biometric samples, models, templates and/or similarity scores.[2]

Overview Edit

"Biometric data is used to describe the information collected during an enrollment, verification, or identification process, but does not apply to end user information such as a user name, demographic information and authorizations."[3]

References Edit

  1. Criminal Justice Information Services Security Policy, Glossary, at A-2.
  2. NSTC Subcommittee on Biometrics, Biometrics Glossary, at 9 (Ver. 5) (Oct. 2010) (full-text)
  3. Id.

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