Elections

Biometric systems are being increasingly deployed to ensure a fair and efficient election. These systems include solutions for voter registration, voting, tallying and identification. Common modalities include fingerprint recognition, palm vein recognition, iris recognition and facial recognition.

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission has postponed the announcement of results in the country’s presidential election, Reuters reports, though biometric voter…

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U.S. senator pushes for cybersecurity review of remote biometric voting app

Popular biometric remote voting application Voatz is under the radar again, after U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wrote a letter to…

 

Dermalog addresses discrepancy in Afghanistan biometric vote totals ahead of result announcement

Biometrics were used to register more than 1.9 million votes in Afghanistan’s recent presidential election, according to a letter sent…

 

Biometric mobile voting gains traction in U.S., includes disabled community

As U.S. elections next year are rapidly approaching, Jackson and Umatilla Counties in Oregon have rolled out biometric and blockchain-based…

 

FaceTec 3D face authentication to secure mobile voting with new partnership

Biometric mobile voting may be closer to reality in the U.S. and other jurisdictions, with a new partnership announced between…

 

Afghanistan determined to transfer election data from biometric devices to meet results deadline

The troubled tabulation of votes in Afghanistan’s Presidential election is drawing to a close, as the Independent Election Commission works…

 

Afghanistan Attorney General probes slow transfer of vote data from biometric devices

The Attorney General of Afghanistan will question the head of IT for the Independent Election Commission (IEC) over the agency’s…

 

Data transfer delays from biometric voting devices could push back Afghanistan results announcement

The slow transfer of data from biometric devices to a central server due to lack of internet access is raising…

 

Harmful application of deepfakes ‘growing rapidly online,’ new report warns

As California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation banning distribution of deepfake videos and pictures of political candidates within 60 days…

 

West Virginia Secretary of State vows security of biometric mobile voting process

West Virginia Secretary of State “Mac” Warner has noted the value of multiple layers of biometric security in a statement…

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