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News, interviews and editorials in regards to government contracts of biometric systems and national deployments.

The roll out of Kenya’s new National Police Service Information Management System is now complete showing that the service has…

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Belarus to begin issuing biometric passports next January

Alyaksei Byahun, head of the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Belarus Ministry of Internal Affairs, recently confirmed that on…

 

Report highlights potential impact of biometric technology on trust and democracy

The political and economic significance of biometrics are being changed by the potential for sharing biometric data between web servers…

 

Yoti announces new e-signing platform and Scottish government deployment

Yoti has made a series of announcements about a new deployment, a new product, a new look and a new…

 

U.S. Congressional Rep. plans national strategy to maintain global artificial intelligence lead

U.S. Congressional Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas) will devise a national artificial intelligence strategy for the country, as Congress will play…

 

Biometric verification required for Namibian pension fund recipients

Namibia’s Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) now requires that recipients receiving a monthly pension benefit from GIPF register their biometrics…

 

Kenya MPs push back on plan to drop use of biometric system in national census

Some members of the Parliament of Kenya have spoken out about the government’s decision to not involve the use of…

 

U.S. legislators introduce bipartisan IoT security standards bill

Lawmakers have introduced legislation in a bipartisan effort to establish national standards in the U.S. for the cybersecurity of internet-of-things…

 

Nepal government’s roll-out plan for national biometric ID cards criticized

The decision by the Nepal government to expand the distribution of biometric national identity cards throughout the country is drawing…

 

Little overlap between NIST facial recognition testing leaders and U.S. government providers

Wired is asking “Why Chinese Companies Plug a U.S. Test for Facial Recognition” in an article highlighting the placement of…

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