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By Jim Nash

- Biometric verification has taken another small step forward in the United States, with the addition of optional cruise-ship debarkation checks…

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By Frank Hersey

- Facebook Dating becomes the latest product from Meta to use Yoti’s facial analysis technology for age estimation to restrict the…

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By Frank Hersey

In this episode, we’re heading to Zimbabwe to hear about the impact that a lack of ID has on individuals and the country as a whole...

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Ninety-two percent of consumers think cybersecurity threats will continue to outpace defensive efforts. Essentially the same number (91 percent) would…

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By Jim Nash

- Numbers like 2.5 billion get attention, especially when talking about how much more secure a biometric scanner can be. That…

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By Joel R. McConvey

- Privacy authorities from the Asia-Pacific region discussed privacy rights, biometric data collection, artificial intelligence, and other cross-border security issues at…

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By Joel R. McConvey

- After long delays, the Australian government’s myGov mobile app has launched, with integrated biometric facial recognition log-in capabilities and a…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Physical security is “mission critical” for firms according to the 2022 State of Physical Security Report from Canada-based access control…

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By Frank Hersey

- Ghana’s plan to enforce ID signup to keep SIM cards functioning has taken a new turn: people without a Ghana…

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By Namrata Jolly

- By Namrata Jolly, General Manager for Asia Pacific, Callsign Around the globe, we are seeing the rise of a new…

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