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The Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1)

was formed in 1987 by the merger of ISO Technical Committee 97 and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committees 47B and 83 to avoid development of possibly incompatible information technology standards by ISO and IEC.[1]

It develops, maintains, promotes, and facilitates the IT standards required by global markets, meeting business and user requirements concerning:

Subcommittees Edit

JTC 1 consists of a number of subcommittees (SCs) and working groups that address specific technologies. SCs that produce standards relating to IT security include:

  • SC 06 - Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems;
  • SC 17 - Cards and Personal Identification;
  • SC 27 - IT Security Techniques; and
  • SC 37 – Biometrics

JTC 1 also has:

  • Technical Committee 68 – Financial Services;
  • SC 2 - Operations and Procedures, including Security;
  • SC 4 – Securities;
  • SC 6 - Financial Transaction Cards, Related Media and Operations;
  • SC 7 – Software and Systems Engineering, and
  • SC 38 – Distributed application platforms and services (DAPS).

References Edit

  1. DoD Biometric Standards Development: Recommended Approach, at C-1.

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