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News, interviews and editorials in regards to government contracts of biometric systems and national deployments.

 

Scottish government proposes immediate deletion of expired facial images in new biometrics code

The Scottish government has won praise from the Open Rights Group with a draft Code of Practice which, if implemented…

 

UK Government Digital Service reviews landscape for agency use of biometrics and emerging digital tech

The UK Government Digital Service (GDS) unit has published a policy paper reviewing the government’s efforts to adopt emerging digital…

 

Home Office looking for EU exit technology delivery lead

The Home Office is offering an annual salary ranging from £95,000 to £105,000 for a senior manager to ensure its…

 

Bulgaria issues tender for biometric ID system

Bulgaria’s interior ministry has opened a €121.8 million (US$139.1 million) tender for developing a system for issuing biometric identity documents,…

 

Australian government official tells parliamentary inquiry changes future-proof biometric legislation

Australia’s proposed national facial recognition service is “not intended for mass surveillance,” a government official has told a parliamentary inquiry…

 

Daon provides biometric onboarding for New Zealand government-backed mobile credential

New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has integrated the IdentityX biometric platform from Daon to its RealMe Now app,…

 

UIDAI plans public outreach to educate on safe sharing of Aadhaar details

As controversy continues to swirl around the largest biometric identity program in the world, India’s Unique Identification Authority of India…

 

Philippine Identification System Act has been signed into law

The Philippine Identification System Act has been signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte, enshrining the new biometric “Phil-ID” as…

 

Kenya set to launch national biometric registration to improve government services and security

Kenya’s Federal Government will begin a national biometric registration program this year, at an estimated cost of Sh3 billion (US$30…

 

Plurilock wins Homeland Security contract to improve IoT security with behavioral biometrics

Plurilock Security Solutions has won a contract for $200,000 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate…

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