Face/Off: The Battle to Authenticate with Biometrics

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Face/Off is a 1997 movie about cybersecurity. In it, John Travolta and Nicolas Cage swap faces fooling their adversaries similar to how cybercriminals steal user credentials to fool applications. Faces, though, are tougher to steal. Following Face/Off's logic, companies rely on biometrics for authentication. This session will look at the heightened security that comes with the legal issues.

Mike Serra


Corporate Counsel, Cisco Systems Inc.

Stephen Wu


Shareholder, Silicon Valley Law Group

Identity Law

authentication biometrics governance risk & compliance law GDPR



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