Security company Entrust is providing software for the project's security infrastructure, which includes identity and access management solutions.
"Pilots cannot use smart cards, so this has to be compatible with biometrics," said Hans Ydema, European VP for Entrust. "The new systems have lead to a paperless environment where every document is encrypted and signed. In years to come people can see who has done what."
The UK's Royal Air Force and the German Air Force, both customers of Eurofighter, have adopted technology. In total, 120 thousand people are involved with theproject.
According to Ydema, Eurofighter has made around 460 jets.
Eurofighter GmbH is based in Based in Hallbergmoos.
Copyright © SC Magazine, US edition
Processing registration... Please wait.
This process can take up to a minute to complete.
A confirmation email has been sent to your email address - SUPPLIED GOES EMAIL HERE. Please click on the link in the email to verify your email address. You need to verify your email before you can start posting.
If you do not receive your confirmation email within the next few minutes, it may be because the email has been captured by a junk mail filter. Please ensure you add the domain @itnews.com.au to your white-listed senders.