Inspection and Sanitization Guidance for the Department of Defense (DOD) Electronic Biometric Transmissions Specifications (EBTS) File Format

Abstract: The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for the development of sanitization and analysis software for Department of Defense (DOD) Electronic Biometric Transmission Specification (EBTS) biometric files. This document analyzes elements and objects contained within the EBTS file structure and then discusses the data hiding, data attack, and data disclosure risks. It describes how identified elements can be a cause for concern for hiding sensitive data to ensure EBTS files are safer for users to open and conform to the specification.

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 02 January 2018

Identifier: CTR-U-OO-108450-18

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 81 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Reference/Overview; Report

Tags: Data Protection