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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued notice of a new system of records called DHS/ALL–043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative…

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Humbl and Digital India Payments partner to extend biometric financial services across country

U.S. fintech Humbl and Digital India Payments Limited (DIPL) have formed a strategic partnership to deliver mobile payments and financial…

 

Singapore and Australia economic pact to support cross-border digital ID

Singapore and Australia have entered a digital economy pact which will involve starting pilot projects that include artificial intelligence, data…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: SIM cards reactivated, refugee privacy concerns and coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus on the continent sees more impact on biometric services. This week we have summarized the…

 

Queensland introduces legislation to back digital ID from Thales

The government of Queensland has introduced a bill to support the roll-out of digital driver’s licenses in the state, iTnews.com.au…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: coronavirus fallout, startup funding, Ghana electoral register

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, some African institutions are reacting by suspending fingerprint-based biometric access and attendance systems in the…

 

Movements build to ban secret use of facial recognition

State governments at opposite ends of the nation appear ready to place more controls on the use of facial recognition…

 

SuperCom introduces biometric tracking solution to contain coronavirus

SuperCom is providing a tracking biometric technology-based solution for quarantine and isolation monitoring to help governments contain infectious diseases such…

 

Scottish Parliament passes bill to address police use of biometric data

The Scottish Parliament has approved legislation to establish a Biometrics Commissioner that will monitor how law enforcement captures, stores, uses…

 

Gov.uk Verify digital identity chief pulls out, moves into private sector

Lisa Barrett, the digital identity chief of the Gov.uk Verify program, has resigned and is moving from the Digital Service…

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