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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Security technology firm Pangiam has partnered with biometric identity verification provider Clear, software and consultancy company Copenhagen Optimization and American…

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By Frank Hersey

- Creating ways for digital identities to work anywhere in the world is endlessly complex. GAIN, or the Global Assured Identity…

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By Chris Burt

- South Africa-based iiDENTIFii has secured 272 million South Africa Rand (approximately US$15.2 million) in a series A funding round to…

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By Chris Burt

- Fund managers at big venture capital firms want to invest in biometrics, but have a hard time judging which technologies…

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By Jim Nash

- Two digital rights groups and a defendants’ rights association are arguing in a New Jersey court that evidence discovery in…

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By Chris Burt

- Digitization continues to change the kinds of fraud opportunities available to cybercriminals, even as the most common targets struggle to…

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By Chris Burt

- A new lab has been established at SMU (Southern Methodist University), with Pangiam as its first industry partner, to investigate…

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By Frank Hersey

In this episode we hear from government, civil society and the private sector about Identity Day.

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By Joel R. McConvey

- Europe continues to wrestle with privacy issues around the collection of sensitive biometric data by law enforcement. In France, Norway,…

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By Chris Burt

- A patent has been granted to Clearview AI for its method of gathering and preparing training data for face biometrics…

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