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South Africans told biometric-SIM link is ‘next step,’ ‘evolution’ as consultation closes

Reported details and reaction are emerging to the March 2022 proposal by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA),…

 

Biometric air travel initiatives advance in Singapore, US, South Africa, UK, Brazil

Initiatives utilizing biometrics systems have been unveiled around the world, with Singapore planning to deploy new iris and facial biometrics…

 

Carnegie report suggests biometrics and digital ID adoption can help South Africa’s cybersecurity

South Africa’s position as a key financial hub for Africa is being undermined by a lacklustre approach and commitment to…

 

South Africa’s Home Affairs and EOH set for arbitration over $27M biometrics contract

Counter claims between the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed EOH tech group continue over a R400 million…

 

A 2020 court fight in South Africa reveals dominance of biometric surveillance industry

A multi-part news investigation by the MIT Technology Review looking at private surveillance — which some call surveillance capitalism —…

 

Stronger security requested for Aadhaar cards; fake digital ID producer in South African court

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) may have to enhance security features on the Aadhaar card as terrorists are…

 

South Africa plans biometric system at ports of entry, US and Canada announce new deployments

South Africa is looking to revolutionize its passenger management system by introducing biometrics at some of its major international airports…

 

Comcorp’s Curata face biometrics selected by South African credit bureau

Remote onboarding and fraud prevention software provider Comcorp’s anti-fraud identity biometric solution has been selected by South Africa’s TPN Credit…

 

NEC Africa takes South African government to court over biometric contract awarded to Idemia

NEC Africa is taking South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and technology services provider EOH to court to have a…

 

Smart card driving licenses in South Africa planned for October 2023

South Africa’s Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has reiterated plans to introduce a smart card driving license format in the country…

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