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According to Sberbank’s CEO Herman Gref, a million Russians submitted their biometric data to the bank in 2018. As per the bank’s initiative, all clients are offered to take a picture and record a couple of phrases when opening a new bank account. But why would you need to share this data in the first place? Who’ll be able to access it? Is it safe? ITMO.NEWS tries to solve the case of biometric craze in this article.
Rostelecom’s Project Leader Alisa Korzhenevskaya: We’re Slowly but Surely Digitizing the World Around Us
Aimed at allowing citizens to receive financial services online thanks to a remote identification mechanism, the Unified Biometric System was launched in Russia several months ago. Alisa Korzhenevskaya, project leader at Russia’s national telecommunications operator Rostelecom, has been monitoring the project since its very beginning. This year, she joins ITMO University to share her extensive experience and insight in a study course titled ‘Systems of Interdepartmental Electronic Interaction’. ITMO.NEWS met with the expert to talk about how to make state services accessible for all citizens, what to expect from biometric systems in years ahead, and which key skills a specialist working in the sphere of state IT should possess.