ISO/IEC 19795-7:2011
ISO/IEC 19795-7:2011

Status : Published (Under review)

This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2022. Therefore this version remains current.
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std 2 129 Paper
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ISO/IEC 19795-7:2011 establishes a mechanism for measuring the core algorithmic capabilities of biometric comparison algorithms running on ISO/IEC 7816 integrated circuit cards. Specifically, ISO/IEC 19795-7:2011

  • instantiates a mechanism for on-card biometric comparison testing;
  • standardizes procedures for the measurement of the accuracy of on-card biometric comparison implementations running on object-based, test-specific sample cards;
  • standardizes procedures for the measurement of durations of the various operations;
  • gives examples for matching ISO/IEC 19794-2:2005 compact card minutiae templates.

The following are specifically not within the scope of ISO/IEC 19795-7:2011:

  • procedures for securing the communications channel, including cryptographic protection of the biometric templates;
  • procedures for protection of sample or template integrity using digital signatures;
  • authentication of the card and reader;
  • selection or use of transmission protocols (e.g. contactless);
  • profiles of specific data interchange standards;
  • procedures for evaluation of readers, including performance, conformance and interoperability;
  • procedures for evaluation of ruggedness or durability of the card;
  • on-card template generation (e.g. extraction of minutiae from images);
  • template update or adaptation;
  • formal conformance tests of ISO/IEC 7816-4 and ISO/IEC 7816-11;
  • testing of devices not conforming to ISO/IEC 7816, including all system-on-card devices.

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General information

  •  : Published
     : 2011-01
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 1
     : 26
  • ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37
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