The Ministry of communications has proposed the procedure for the transfer of biometric data in FSB and MVD
MOSCOW, 25 APR — RIA Novosti. The Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation developed a draft government resolution that establishes the order of granting by the operator of the unified system of personal and biometric data of citizens at the request of the interior Ministry and the FSB, the draft document published on the portal of projects of normative-legal acts.
In early March, the Russian government has appointed Rostelecom operator of the biometric system. The operator will have to ensure the collection, processing and storage of biometric personal data as well as checking of their compliance with the initially submit their biometric samples. The test results will be transmitted to banks for remote identification of citizens when opening accounts.
According to the document, the operator of the unified biometric systems must provide such information to the interior Ministry and the FSB in order to ensure the country’s defense, state security and law enforcement and counter-terrorism. Anticipated date of entry of this order into force to 30 June 2018.
The Russian President in late December signed the law that allows with the help of biometric personal data (facial images, voice) to carry out remote identification of potential Bank customers.
Enter biometric system in commercial operation set for July 1, 2018.