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Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

A committee reviewing Israel’s Biometric Database Law says that the fingerprint identification system is suffering high rates of failure when…

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Researchers suggest biometrics among technologies that could secure Social Security numbers

The U.S. government should modernize the Social Security number (SSN) by encrypting it with biometrics or other mechanisms in order…

 

Financial firms and telecoms in India wrestle with new Aadhaar authentication rules

Fintech and mutual fund companies cannot authenticate customers with their Aadhaar account, banks would like to continue doing so, and…

 

Indian government responds to Supreme Court ruling with Aadhaar rule clarifications

India’s government has responded to the Supreme Court ruling which put significant new limits on the world’s largest biometrics program….

 

Zetes wins contracts to deploy e-signature technology in Belgian IDs

Zetes has extended its role of providing Belgian government ID by winning a pair of contracts from the Belgian Ministry…

 

World Bank’s Mission Billion challenge to tackle critical issues in digital identification

The World Bank has announced the launch of the Mission Billion annual innovation challenge to address the most critical issues…

 

Singapore to integrate facial recognition into national digital identity system

The government of Singapore will create a centralized biometric system as part of its National Digital Identity (NDI) system, beginning…

 

Veridos partners with govt for identity document factory in Uganda

Veridos has entered into a 15-year-partnership with the government of Uganda to provide the country’s citizens with security documents. The…

 

Banks continue to accept Aadhaar as they await regulator’s interpretation of ruling

Banks in India have begun notifying customers that using Aadhaar and one-time passwords (OTP) to meet know your customer (KYC)…

 

Belarus pushes back launch of new biometric ID documents to 2020

Belarus has announced that the launch of its new biometric ID cards and passports will be delayed until 2020 while…

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