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Philippines’ Commission on Elections to face criminal charges for database breach

The Philippines’ National Privacy Commission (NPC) ruled that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should be held liable for the data…

 

Philippines immigration to deploy facial recognition system at airports

Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration (BI) will deploy a facial recognition system that connects to the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol)…

 

Comelec says no biometrics data leaked in database breach

Yesterday, the Philippines Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that fingerprints, signatures, and photos were not included in the recent hacking…

 

Biometrics and banking, access control and fingerprint technology trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Financial services…

 

Fingerprint and passport data leaked in Philippines voter database breach

According to a report by Trend Micro, a massive breach of the database of the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC)…

 

Philippines’ Comelec ordered to not drop 2.5M voters who failed to submit biometrics

The Philippines’ Supreme Court (SC) temporarily ordered the Commission on Elections (Comelec) not to disable the registration of 2.5 million…

 

Philippines’ Comelec ends biometrics registration for voters

The Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) denied requests for postponing the deadline for voter registration, thus ending the 17-month registration…

 

Philippines’ Supreme Court urged to extend biometric voter registration period

A group of students have called on the Philippines’ Supreme Court to urge the Commission on Elections to postpone the…

 

Inmates to be tracked by biometrics in Philippines prisons

The Philippines government introduced its first-ever electronic Inmate Management Information System (IMIS) to prevent prisoners in state penitentiaries from overstaying…

 

Philippine National Police deploy NEC fingerprint identification system

NEC Corporation announced that NEC Philippines has deployed a new Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) for the Philippine National Police…

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