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.

 

CourseKey releases biometric attendance tool to prevent online education fraud

E-learning company CourseKey has released a biometric facial and fingerprint scanning solution to keep track of student attendance and curtail…

 

Selfie biometrics could strengthen age verification but businesses fear for profit

More than half of adult-oriented sites in age-restricted industries in the UK suspect minors have used or purchased their products…

 

Deep Labs closes $16M investment to scale behavioral biometrics platform

Deep Labs has closed the initial tranche of a funding deal worth $16 million to invest in expanding its behavioral…

 

Evident ID mobile app with Acuant selfie biometrics to help businesses, stadiums and cities reopen

Evident ID has released a SaaS platform and mobile application with facial biometrics from Acuant for identity verification to assist…

 

Gov.UK Verify processes over 10k new digital ID accounts per day amid COVID-19

Government service Gov.UK Verify grew in popularity during the COVID-19 crisis, reads a blog post from the GDS Digital Identity…

 

DHS partners with Qualcomm, Kryptowire to develop biometric mobile security API

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has partnered with Qualcomm and Kryptowire to introduce biometrics as part…

 

Trust in biometric security for financial data online is growing in U.S., Canada, Fico survey says

While trust in physical and behavioral biometrics to secure financial accounts is growing, numerous Americans and Canadians still do not…

 

Signicat delivers onboarding for German digital identity card, IDnow joins EU standards taskforce

Signicat’s digital identity verification and authentication technology has been certified to be integrated with nPA, Germany’s new national digital identity…

 

New Acuant health APIs, biometric toolkit to support public reopening, IdentityMind upgrades KYB

Acuant has released a toolkit and API set including facial biometrics as part of the new Acuant Health to provide…

 

Transparency lacking in biometric onboarding for facial recognition payments in China: case study

While China is making the transition to mobile facial recognition payments at physical stores, a case study by Nielsen Norman…

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