Articles By Luana Pascu

Luana Pascu is a Toronto-based writer and contributor to Biometric Update. She has also written about IoT, smart homes, NFC, cybersecurity, machine learning, and ethical issues in cybersecurity. You can follow her on Twitter @Luana_Pascu or on LinkedIn.

The UK government’s Biometrics Commissioner has criticized, alongside MPs and human rights organizations, the Metropolitan Police’s deployment of live facial…

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New Jersey law enforcement blocked from using facial recognition tech from Clearview AI

New Jersey is no longer allowing law enforcement in the state to use biometric facial recognition app Clearview AI, following…

 

Ada Lovelace Institute to review governance of biometric data

The Ada Lovelace Institute has selected Matthew Ryder to head up an independent review of the governance of biometric data,…

 

Onfido joins World Economic Forum in push for passwordless future

Onfido has partnered with the World Economic Forum to develop a passwordless future, emphasizing in a recent whitepaper the critical…

 

Jumio honored for biometric video selfie authentication solution

Jumio’s biometric video selfie authentication solution has been recognized in the 2020 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Innovation Award for its…

 

Pakistan leverages biometric tech for inclusive banking and to secure property transactions

Pakistan has almost finalized preparations for the poverty alleviation program Ehsaas Kifalat, which will be officially launched on January 31,…

 

Securiport partners with University of Notre Dame in biometrics and data analytics research for border security

Securiport’s Global Innovation Cell has entered a multi-year academic research agreement with the University of Notre Dame to research next…

 

Mastercard sets up Intelligence and Cyber Centre in Vancouver

Mastercard has inaugurated a global Intelligence and Cyber Centre in Vancouver, Canada, the sixth in its portfolio focused on cyber…

 

Persistent Systems, ValidSoft announce biometric voice authentication tool for banks, credit unions

Persistent Systems and ValidSoft have partnered to create a digital biometric voice authentication solution for banks and credit unions to…

 

Vision-Box pilots biometric boarding and security solution at Fiumicino Airport in Rome

Vision-Box has rolled out a biometric facial recognition and digital identity management pilot for seamless passenger experience at Rome Fiumicino…

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