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News, interviews and reports relating to government contracts for biometric systems used in eGovernment, border control, national security and national ID.

Australia’s Home Affairs Department has launched a call to tender for the installation of a biometric technology system that will…

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Well-intentioned government privacy wonks need assertive attitude to win

Data protection officials in governments around the world have met every year since 1979 to coordinate their mission to safeguard…

 

DISA announces digital identity, credential and access management tool

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has announced it is working on a new enterprise identity, credential, and access…

 

India and UK each unveil new strategies for the regulation of biometrics and forensic science

G. Kishan Reddy, India’s Union Minister of State, has announced the 21st edition of the country’s Fingerprint Bureau 2020 event…

 

One step forward, one back for digital identity plans in Australia

New South Wales’ government has abandoned a plan to roll out a ‘copy solution’ for its mobile driver’s licenses due…

 

Nigeria directs NIMC to speed up biometrics enrollment for digital identity

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria’s agency charged with handling digital identity issues, has been called upon to accelerate…

 

Banks could be the key to trusted national digital IDs

Even before COVID-19, banks were well placed throughout the developed world to take the central (non-political) role in making digital…

 

Issuance of biometric cards for Kenyans imminent as regulatory framework in place

Citizens of East Africa’s biggest economy, Kenya, will soon be issued biometric identification cards which will enable them have access…

 

Robust digital identity systems pay off for pandemic relief: ID4Africa livecast

Emergency response measures by governments in Africa and around the world have been significantly more successful where robust and dynamic…

 

Monaco choses IN Groupe to secure digital identity, produce biometric identity documents

IN Groupe has been selected by The Principality of Monaco to help design and secure its digital identity scheme and create…

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