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Filipino election commission wants biometric voter law

With local and national elections anticipated in 2013, the Philippine Commission on Elections is ramping up its biometrics registration efforts…

 

Security firm Kaba combines operations in Americas

The Kaba Group, a Swiss-based security firm that provides biometric offerings, has launched a new division that will combine sales,…

 

U.S. Government Spends $832,000 on TrapWire

Recent WikiLeaks documents have revealed that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security paid US$832,000 to deploy Trapwire surveillance in Washington,…

 

Arizona police forces testing fingerprint scanners

Police departments throughout Arizona are testing out MorpholDent, a portable fingerprint device that is about the size of iPhone. The…

 

4Gid to add biometrics to traveler tracking in India

4G Identity Solutions (4Gid) will supply, install and integrate biometric technology for India’s Immigration, Visa and Foreigners Registration & Tracking…

 

Traka unveils weapon lockers that use biometrics

Traka, a leader in advanced access control and management control solutions to both private and government agencies, recently launched a…

 

UK schools not protecting biometric data

A study has found that data in UK schools gathered from pupils, which includes biometrics, are at risk and susceptible…

 

Alabama to require biometric scans for prison visitors

The Alabama Department of Corrections has implemented a new policy that requires visitors to state prisons to have their fingerprint…

 

South African firm unveils multifunction biometric ID solution

A new biometric solution has been developed by a South African firm to fulfil a need in the marketplace for…

 

ElcomSoft finds major flaw in UPEK biometrics software

ElcomSoft Co. Ltd, a Russian-based provider of corporate security and IT audit products, issued a warning regarding a major flaw…

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