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Biometrics in Identity Verification and Security Webinar

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Biometrics in Identity Verification and Security Webinar Telgian Engineering & Consulting security expert Lauris Freidenfelds will present a Fire Smarts “Biometrics in Identity Verification and Security” online training opportunity on April 14, 2022 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern. The Biometrics in Identity Verification and Security webinar will explore the types of biometric technologies and how they are used in the verification of identity in the physical as well as logical access control environments. Freidenfelds will review the various types of biometric readers along with their capabilities and shortcomings. Participants will also learn some of the history of biometrics, including its use in government espionage, and why there are some who oppose the use of this technology.

The Biometrics in Identity Verification and Security webinar learning objectives include:

  • Learn the technology behind biometric readers
  • Explain how and when to apply biometric technology
  • Understanding where there are legal limitations on the use of biometrics and what can be done to mitigate the restrictions
  • Know where the future technology is headed


About the Presenter

Lauris Freidenfelds, Telgian Engineering & ConsultingA nationally recognized security expert, Freidenfelds focuses on safety, security and emergency management for a variety of clients. His 40+ years of experience include operational security, technology and emergency management programs. And, his extensive knowledge of emergency management personnel and operations encompasses planning, organizing, and directing security programs and activities, as well as development and coordination of disaster preparedness plans, the mitigation of, preparation for, and recovery from hazards and disasters. Freidenfelds has provided security consulting for some of the country’s most recognizable facilities from the Mayo Foundation, to Memorial Hermann Hospitals, to University of Chicago Hospitals and US Veteran’s Administration Hospitals, plus more.

Certificate of Completion

Each participant registered, attending the full live training webinar or viewing the post-live recorded on-demand webinar, will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate will include the participants name, training subject, date, number of training hours completed and the Fire Smarts name, address and phone number.

 Certificates will comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements for ICC approved training courses. Fire Smarts is an approved training provider of the ICC. ICC CEU’s are assigned based on 0.1 CEU per training contact hour.

Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.

In addition, certificates can be used as supporting documentation for credit hours required for re-certification as part of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) program. Continuing education credit is determined as one credit per training contact hour.

Certificates can also be used as supporting documentation for continuing education (CE) hours for Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications. Fire Smarts is a continuing education source under “Nationally Recognized Training Providers.” Continuing education hours are determined as one CE hour per training contact hour.

To learn more and register for the Biometrics in Identity Verification and Security webinar, please visit Fire Smarts.

For media inquiries and interview opportunities with Lauris Freidenfelds, please contact Susan McNeill at

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