Alban FERAUD has over 15 years’ experience in the area of normalization and regulatory issues related to digital identity, travel documents and digital security. He has also taken part in numerous standardization groups worldwide.
Alban has worked for IDEMIA for more than 15 years. During this time, he has held various positions in R&D. He has also represented IDEMIA within normalization organizations such as ISO, CEN and ICAO. In addition, Alban has experience in monitoring several regulations related to digital trust.
In 2018, Alban joined the strategic marketing department in charge of International Organizations & Regulatory Affairs within IDEMIA’s Public Security and Identity business unit.
Today, Alban is heavily involved in the normalization works related to secure identity documents (identity cards, passports, travel documents etc.) and digital identity within ISO and ICAO. At the same time, Alban has been closely monitoring European affairs in the fields of identity, new technologies and cybersecurity within IDEMIA.
Alban has a strong expertise in security certification including Common Criteria. He has worked on and managed numerous security certification projects within IDEMIA (Common Criteria, FIPS etc.). He has also contributed to developing documents supporting security certifications (protection profiles, application notes). Alban also has a strong expertise in digital identity and electronic signature (e.g. eIDAS) as well as security certification from a technical and legal standpoint.
In February 2021, Alban was elected President of Eurosmart (an association representing the European smart security industry). He is also a member of the board of the Alliance pour la Confiance Numérique (ACN). Spanning from digital identity to cybersecurity, this group gathers the French digital trust industry. At the same time, Alban is the President of the ACN’s digital identity working group.
Alban has filled over ten patents.
Alban holds a BSc Modern Optics from Université de Caen, France and Bristol University, the UK. He also holds an MSc Telecommunication from Ecole Supérieure d’électricité, France.