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  • Writer's pictureKelsie Papenhausen

Veridas Joins Security Industry Association (SIA)...

...to Drive Continued Collaboration within Security Industry

Veridas looks to serve as a valuable resource for SIA members seeking to understand and implement biometric technologies

Boston, MASS, September 25th, 2023—Veridas, a technology company specializing in digital identity and biometrics, today announces its new membership in the Security Industry Association (SIA), a leading trade association for global security solution providers.

SIA aims to promote success in the global security industry by providing information, insight, and influence. Since its launch in 2012, Veridas has established a worldwide company aimed at enhancing lives by guaranteeing people’s right to use their real identities in the digital and physical world.

The world’s leading association for security solutions, SIA provides education, certification, standards, advocacy and influential events that connect security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating for pro-industry policies to establish transparent industry standards which facilitate seamless integration.

While the security industry is on the brink of transformative opportunities, it continues to grapple with the proper roadmaps to harness new abilities, including AI, for good. One of the most promising areas for opportunity is in biometrics and its ability to uniquely identify individuals through biologic traits, enhancing both security and the user experience. Veridas, as a pioneer in biometric solutions, recognizes the potential of biometrics in revolutionizing identity verification and access control.

Veridas' innovative solutions and experience can serve as a valuable resource for SIA members seeking to understand and implement biometric technologies effectively and ethically. This mutually beneficial relationship allows SIA to tap into Veridas' specialized knowledge while Veridas gains access to a broader industry network and resources.

For Veridas, the Security Industry Association (SIA) offers a valuable platform for networking and collaboration within the security industry. SIA provides access to critical information, industry insights, and standards that are crucial for Veridas in developing cutting-edge identity and security solutions.


Veridas will leverage SIA's influential events and advocacy to shape policies and regulations favoring the ethical and responsible use of biometrics and security technologies.

“The security industry has transformative opportunities that will shape the way we safeguard our digital world. Our vision at Veridas extends beyond the present challenges, towards a future that is both passwordless and keyless,” said Eduardo Azanza, CEO, Veridas. “We envision a world where individuals are recognized privately, securely, and voluntarily for who they truly are. Becoming a member of SIA enables us to work collaboratively towards excelling the industry's capabilities and promoting responsible use of advanced technologies.”

About Veridas

Veridas is a technology company that was founded in 2017 as a joint venture with BBVA. Since then, it has become a leading global player in the identity industry, serving over 250 clients across 25 countries in sectors such as banking, insurance, telecommunications, and public administrations. Veridas' success is built on its commitment to technology, talent, and hard work, and its mission is to enable secure and reliable identity verification and authentication through its cutting-edge biometric solutions.

Veridas focuses on what it calls "Phygital" identity, combining physical and digital identity verification for a seamless user experience. Its modular solutions, which include its own facial biometrics, voice biometrics, and identity document verification technologies, can be tailored to any scenario.

Veridas was born with the purpose of guaranteeing people's right to use their real identities in the digital and physical world. Its vision is a future that is passwordless and keyless, where people are recognized privately, securely, and voluntarily for who they are.

About SIA

SIA is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,400 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities, and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.

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