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.

Digital rights advocate Access Now is calling for a ban on biometric data processing used for mass surveillance in public…

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ACM’s U.S. Policy Committee pushes for facial recognition suspension, Boston Mayor signs ban

The Association for Computing Machinery’s U.S. Technology Policy Committee (USTPC) has requested all uses of facial recognition in the public…

 

IDmission achieves ISO compliance in iBeta biometric spoof testing

IDmission’s biometric technologies that reduce false identity risk have achieved ISO compliance for ISO/IEC 30107-3 requirements, the company announced. During…

 

Redrock Biometrics’ PalmID Agent released to Apple app store

Redrock Biometrics has released its PalmID Agent software to the Apple app Store, completing its integration with the Microsoft Active Directory…

 

Mobey Forum talks high need for digital identity schemes, analyzes contact tracing apps

The COVID-19 global health crisis has led to an increasing need for digital identity schemes, an opportunity banks should take…

 

Zwipe biometric payment card partnership in Brazil reaches manufacturing

Zwipe and Brazilian smart card manufacturer Thomas Greg and Sons do Brasil (TGS) have extended their partnership to start manufacturing…

 

New Idemia CEO among biometrics and digital identity company executive, board changes

Idemia’s supervisory board has named Pierre Barrial as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Group, the biometrics, security and…

 

Human rights advocates criticize biometric surveillance systems in Belgrade, São Paulo

Belgrade-based human rights non-profit SHARE Foundation has investigated the 2019 partnership between the Serbian government and tech giant Huawei, which…

 

GOP uses Voatz biometric mobile app in South Dakota during virtual convention

The Voatz blockchain biometric voting app has been successfully used during the third virtual convention held by the Republican Party…

 

Acronis reports critical flaws in GeoVision biometric devices, man-in-the-middle attack risks

During a network security audit in 2019, cybersecurity company Acronis detected critical vulnerabilities in devices manufactured by biometrics company GeoVision,…

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