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Articles By Masha Borak

Masha Borak is a technology journalist. Her work has appeared in Wired, Business Insider, Rest of World, and other media outlets. Previously she reported for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Reach out to her at masha@biometricupdate.com.

 

Worldcoin may have a biometric data black market problem

Worldcoin, the digital identity and financial services crypto project that verifies people by scanning their irises, has found itself amid…

 

The age verification debate is heating up among global policymakers

Debates about introducing age verification systems to protect minors online have been heating up across the world with tech giants…

 

ID4Africa 2023 kicks off tomorrow in Nairobi with a focus on digital public infrastructure

The ID4Africa annual conference and expo is set to kick off in Nairobi on Tuesday, May 23, with more than…

 

French top court OKs AI surveillance at Olympics but no biometrics

The French top constitutional court has cleared the way for the algorithmic processing of video feeds during the 2024 Paris…

 

Australia DoD issues biometric device tender

Australia’s Department of Defence (DoD) is seeking a mobile biometric capture device to capture finger, facial and other biometric data….

 

Universal global digital identity still 7 years away, OIX presenter says

Europe is currently rushing to launch its digital ID project, the European Digital Identity Wallet (EUDI) governed by the eIDAS…

 

ENISA workshop surveys remote identification security threats, possible fixes

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) held a virtual workshop last week laying out the security challenges and the…

 

Breakthrough made in DNA capture; France still top EU collector of genetic profiles

United States researchers have demonstrated that they can capture human genetic data, including medical and ancestry information, from tiny fragments…

 

Keyless eyes global expansion after new partnerships with Experian, Synpulse

Biometric authentication startup Keyless is planning an expansion to new regions after new deals with data analytics and consumer credit…

 

Paravision brings deepfake detection to the market after new deal with Five Eyes country

U.S. computer vision developer Paravision announced its plans to develop a product from its prototype deepfake detection platform and bring…

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