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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.

 

Mobile device fingerprint use surges in UK: Deloitte

Almost four out of five smartphone users in the UK (79 percent) use their device’s fingerprint scanner, according to new…

 

LG patents anti-spoof iris recognition method for smartphones

LG Electronics has been awarded a patent for a forgery-detecting iris authentication method for Android mobile devices which appears to…

 

Nok Nok Labs announces FIDO implementation for key attestation by major mobile network operator

Nok Nok Labs has announced an implementation of a FIDO UAF 1.1 product on Android 8.0 devices by NTT DOCOMO,…

 

ICE sued for info about use of mobile biometric devices in immigration raids

A non-profit group of lawyers is suing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in federal court for failing…

 

Philippines issuing 500k biometric driver’s licenses per month

The Philippines Land Transport Office (LTO) has completed the nationwide launch its new biometric driver’s licenses, which are supplied by…

 

ForgeRock launches technology partner program

Digital identity firm ForgeRock has extended its ForgeRock Trust Network with the launch of a partner program to unify its…

 

Humaniq and Coinfirm partner to improve trust in financial inclusion technology

Fintech firm Humaniq and Blockchain company Coinfirm have announced a partnership to provide advanced security and transparency for financial inclusion…

 

Qualcomm unveils new mobile platform with enhanced biometrics capabilities

Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled its new Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, featuring eXtended reality (XR), on-device intelligence (AI), and a secure…

 

Cloud Identity Summit renamed Identiverse, calls for presentation proposals

The Identiverse conference, formerly known as Cloud Identity Summit (CIS), is currently accepting proposals for presentations. Identiverse will hold its…

 

Visa launches biometrics-focused security roadmap

Visa has published a “Future of Security Roadmap” which emphasizes the use of biometrics, particularly with a mobile device, in…

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