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Technological certifications

NIst

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

SCOPE > INTERNATIONAL

Veridas has been submitting its technologies to NIST evaluations since 2018 and continues to do so with the firm belief that constant scrutiny is the only way to maintain its position as a world leader in the biometric solutions market.

We are the only company in the world to be present at the NIST 1:1 and 1:N assessments in facial, and voice recognition (1:1)

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is the world’s most trusted institution for biometric solutions. (NIST) is the most relevant institution in the standardization of biometric technologies. NIST conducts periodic evaluations of biometric engines submitted by different vendors to assess and provide unbiased rates of accuracy and performance in different environments. 

NIST participation is entirely free and open to any vendor or institution.

iBeta Level 1 PAD - ISO 30107

ISO 30107-3 iBeta

SCOPE > INTERNATIONAL

Veridas has ISO 30107-3 from iBeta. This certificate approves that the proof-of-life and facial biometric identity verification technology has successfully passed all the demanding requirements regarding attacks in verifying individuals’ identities.

ISO/IEC 30107 refers to the detection of presentation attacks or, in other words, the detection of attempts to impersonate or deceive the system. For this purpose, Veridas solutions have active and passive anti-spoofing mechanisms (depending on whether or not they require user action).

All Veridas systems include anti-spoofing fraud prevention techniques. In addition, Veridas’ facial recognition system (das-Face) has achieved iBETA certification to ISO/IEC 30107-3 Level 1.

Veridas - Centro Criptologico Nacional

CCN-STIC-140 Guide (Annex F11)

SCOPE > SPAIN AND EUROPE

Veridas has submitted its video identification tool to the evaluation of Dekra Testing & Certification, as a specialized laboratory and conformity assessment body, and the accredited entity concluded that the solution meets all the minimum security requirements set out in Annex F.11 of the ICT Security Guide CCN-STIC-140, of the National Cryptologic Center of High category.

This requirement must be met by the tools used by trusted electronic service providers (QTSPs) when they wish to use non-face-to-face identification methods for those requesting qualified electronic certificates. The Order ETD/465/2021, of May 6, which regulates the processes of remote identification by video for the issuance of qualified electronic certificates, in development of Law 6/2020, of November 11, enabled them to perform this procedure straightforwardly, seeking to bring qualified electronic certificates closer to all citizens without losing guarantees of reliability, security, and privacy.

Veridas - SEPBLAC

SEPBLAC Authorizations

SCOPE > SPAIN

Dekra Testing & Certification has evaluated Veridas’ video-call and video-identification systems based on the requirements established in the authorizations issued by SEPBLAC (Executive Service of the Commission for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Monetary Offenses), concluding that its technologies allow the implementation of a procedure following the requirements of these circulars and that they can accredit a level of security in terms of reliability equivalent to physical presence.

Regulatory compliance

Veridas - SEPBLAC

Technology for money-laundering prevention

SCOPE > SPAIN

Veridas has technological solutions that allow regulated entities to implement these customer identification procedures non-face-to-face using video-call and video identification.

Due diligence obligations aim to identify and get to know those individuals or legal entities that intend to establish business relationships with regulated entities.

Article 21.1.d) of the Regulation of Law 10/2010, of April 28, approved by Royal Decree 304/2014, of May 5, provides that obliged entities may establish business relations or execute transactions by telephone, electronic or telematic means with clients who are not physically present when the identity of the client is accredited by the use of secure client identification procedures in non-face-to-face transactions, provided that such methods have been previously authorized by SEPBLAC.

CNBV (National Banking and Securities Commission)

SCOPE > MEXICO

Veridas offers digital identity verification solutions with its certified products that allow financial institutions to comply with regulatory requirements.

The Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission is in charge of issuing the applicable regulation, among others, on the prevention of money laundering, which requires the verification of the identity of service applicants in different types of banking institutions.

Ministerial Order ETD/465/2021

SCOPE > SPAIN

The eIDAS Regulation requires the verification of the identity of applicants for qualified electronic certificates, something that, thanks to Law 6/2020 of November 11, can be done in Spain in a non-presential manner. Order ETD/465/2021, of May 6, regulates how this non-presential identification must be carried out, which, among other measures, includes the requirement to verify the authenticity and validity of the identity document, as well as its correspondence with the certificate applicant, through facial recognition technologies (using biometric engines evaluated by the NIST), and to verify that it is a live person who is not being impersonated.

Veridas offers certified technology based on these requirements and assists Trusted Electronic Service Providers (QTSPs) in complying with Order ETD/465/2021.

Data protection

GPDR

General Data Protection Regulation

SCOPE > EUROPE

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the European regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

The GDPR includes a series of principles and requirements that determine the correct processing of personal data, leading to the establishment of multiple policies, procedures, and good practice guidelines that Veridas has implemented and reinforced by its certifications in information security.

California Consumer Privacy Act

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

SCOPE > CALIFORNIA (USA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a privacy law that regulates any business that may process the personal information of California residents, so in practice, it can affect companies anywhere in the U.S. or the world.

Veridas complies with the requirements set forth by the CCPA, which is strengthened by the data processing policies that Veridas applies in the provision of its services (controller control of how data is processed, no storage of personal data, etc.).

GDPR and CCPA compliance enables our solutions to comply with other national and international data protection regulations.

Information Security

ISO 27001

SCOPE > INTERNAtIONAL

ISO 27001 is the highest international standard for implementing, maintaining, and improving information security management systems (ISMS).

Veridas has obtained this ISO 27001 standard certification by having a complete information security management system in continuous improvement. The scope of this certification covers all activities and services offered by Veridas.

body ISO 27001 (logo)  La norma ISO 27001 es el máximo estándar a nivel internacional relativa a la implantación, mantenimiento y mejora de sistemas de gestión de seguridad de la información (SGSI).  Veridas ha obtenido la certificación en esta norma ISO 27001 al contar con un completo sistema de gestión de seguridad de la información en continua mejora. El alcance de esta certificación abarca todas las actividades y servicios ofrecidos por Veridas.  (link a pdf con la certificación)   Esquema Nacional de Seguridad (logo)  El Esquema Nacional de Seguridad (ENS), inicialmente pensado para el ámbito de la Administración Electrónica española y ahora aplicado también a todos los proveedores de servicios a las entidades públicas, establece la política de seguridad en la utilización de medios electrónicos y los principios básicos y requisitos mínimos para la adecuada protección de la información.   Veridas ha obtenido la certificación en el Esquema Nacional de Seguridad, con un alcance que abarca la totalidad de las actividades y servicios ofrecidos por Veridas.  (link a pdf con la certificación)

National Security Scheme

SCOPE > SPAIN

Veridas has obtained the certification in the National Security Scheme, with a scope that covers all the activities and services offered by Veridas.

The National Security Scheme (ENS), initially designed for the Spanish Electronic Administration and now also applied to all service providers to public entities, establishes the security policy in the use of electronic media and the basic principles and minimum requirements for adequate protection of information. 

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