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Articles By Jim Nash

Jim Nash is a business journalist. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, Robotics Business Review and other publications. You can find Jim on LinkedIn.

 

‘Frictionless SCA’ patent awarded to Entersekt

Financial-authentication company Entersekt has been awarded a U.S. patent for its software enabling what company executives call frictionless, multi-factor authentication….

 

More US legislation would create hybrid digital IDs

Another U.S. state is considering a tentative path to mobile driver’s licenses. Pennsylvania state lawmakers have introduced a bill in…

 

Adding morph image to anti-fraud tool defends against morphed images

Two researchers say they have achieved “promising results” in one-upping the triplet-loss technique used to spot fraudulent face biometrics with…

 

Thales takes revenue hit after unit sale, reports fiscal 2023

Defense contractor and biometrics player Thales says that fiscal 2023 sales for its digital ID and security segment rose 4.1…

 

Biometric patent lawsuit against Google stays in Texas

Google has lost its bid to move its biometrics patent fight with Proxense from Waco, Texas, to Northern California, the…

 

Exec shuffle at BigBear after Pangiam buyout sealed

BigBear has named Kevin McAleenan president of the public-sector IT decision-support firm. McAleenan had served as CEO of Pangiam until…

 

Religious dictators of Iran covet DNA identifiers of journalists — report

The Iranian government reportedly has a plan to create a biometric database collected from journalists. A news publisher that bills…

 

Israel: Bosses can only collect biometrics if they heed worker privacy

Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority has published a small set of rules for employers using biometric scans to identify employees. Unlike…

 

One more approval needed for EU-government digital identity wallets

The European Union has approved legislation by a wide margin that will give digital ID wallets to its residents so…

 

BNSF Rail’s biometric data privacy case a pen stroke away from being history

Only a judge’s signature remains to settle one of the more storied biometric privacy lawsuits in the United States. A…

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