Articles By Chris Burt

Chris Burt is the editor of Biometric Update. He has also written nonfiction about information technology, dramatic arts, sports culture, and fantasy basketball, as well as fiction about a doomed astronaut. He lives in Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter @AFakeChrisBurt.

A reusable digital identity solution leveraging face biometrics and developed by Onfido, Deloitte, and Evernym has successfully exited a regulatory sandbox…

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EU border biometrics contract for Entry/Exit System awarded to Idemia and Sopra Steria

A consortium of Idemia and Sopra Steria has been awarded a framework contract to deliver the new shared biometric matching system…

 

ID4Africa posts World Bank comparison of Privacy by Design practices for biometric national ID

The principles of Privacy by Design were outlined by Anne Cavoukian in 2011, but the way they are implemented in…

 

Telpo demonstrates broad range of contactless thermal temperature and biometric identification solutions

Telpo showed off its Thermometry Family of products, including several with facial biometrics, in a recent webinar to demonstrate how the…

 

InCadence wins $16M biometrics contract with U.S. Marines and gets acquired by Xator Corporation

InCadence has been acquired by Xator Corporation and tapped by the U.S. Marines to provide biometrics for battlefield identification in a…

 

AU10TIX brings networked approach to synthetic ID fraud detection from payments to all digital identity

A new platform providing a scaling networked approach to combating synthetic identity fraud has been launched by AU10TIX to bring a…

 

Data breaches cost $1.2 trillion in U.S. alone in 2019 as cybercriminals target PII: ForgeRock report

More than 5 billion records were exposed by cybercriminals in 2019, with a cost to U.S. organizations of more than…

 

Trust Stamp to file for €29M IPO in Ireland, delayed SenseTime offering may face long wait

An authentication and a biometrics provider have each been planning initial public offerings on different continents, but one is expected…

 

Fico survey shows support for biometrics and mobile banking as financials adopt voice technology

Two out of five Malaysians expect to enroll biometrics when they open bank accounts, and more people in the country…

 

Independent committee review of facial biometrics for UK government calls for police transparency

The UK government’s independent expert committee on AI and data-driven technology says it expects an appropriate degree of transparency from…

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