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CBP Candidate Profile

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Individuals who will benefit from earning the IEEE CBP credential include:

    • Biometric systems integrators.
    • Professionals who design, develop and/or implement biometric systems.
    • Buyers, managers, and operators of biometric systems.
    • Biometrics vendors, suppliers, and consultants.
    • New entrants to the field who want to establish professional credibility.


The IEEE CBP Program’s body-of-knowledge offers a broad-based, comprehensive review of concepts and principles of the biometrics profession. Reflective of the variety of the profession, the CBP Program was developed to benefit biometrics professionals from diverse backgrounds and representing many different industries, including, but not limited to:

    • Law Enforcement
    • Travel and Transportation
    • Military, Defense, and Homeland Security
    • Government Sector (national, municipal, state, other)
    • Physical Security
    • Risk Management
    • IT Security
    • Human Resources, Wage Fraud, and Time/Attendance
    • Financial Sector
    • Healthcare
    • Consumer Retail
    • Gaming and Hospitality
    • High tech and Telecom