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New Zealand digital identity trust framework law passes

New Zealand has introduced a regulatory framework for digital identity that will allow technology providers operating in the country to…


GSA’s Login.gov not ready for authentication volume IRS needs

The U.S. tax deadline is rapidly approaching, arriving on April 18, 2023, for most Americans and as of today, you…


IBT changes course after missing out on state biometrics contracts

A Nashville-based biometrics startup is generating revenue after reversing course on its business model and strategy, reports Nashville Business Journal….


Zighra behavioral biometrics green-lit for sale directly to govt of Canada

Authentication software maker Zighra has been qualified to directly sell digital identity security products to Canada via the Pathway to…


Pangea deploys AI stress detection system for Southeast Asia government

Pangea has announced that a Southeast Asia government organization will employ its Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems for analyzing psycho-physiological indicators….


Multimillion pound contracts keep coming for UK Government Digital Service’s One Login

The UK’s Government Digital Service is continuing to award contracts as it develops the One Login digital identity service for…


Thales, Finnish police to launch new biometric travel and digital ID documents

The National Police Board of Finland has announced its new electronic travel and identity documents. Thales, a secure travel and…


EU moves into negotiations on legal framework for digital identity, wallet plan

The political process is moving ahead on the European Digital Identity, reports Euractiv, with the EU Parliament adopting a mandate…


SuperCom picks up last phase of suspect-monitoring project in Romania

The second phase of a tracking-and-reporting project in Romania has been approved. SuperCom has agreed to a contract continuation valued…

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