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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.

 

GSA testing for biometric bias ahead of Login.gov identity proofing rollout

The U.S. General Services Administration is testing facial recognition, behavioral biometrics and other technologies for remote identity proofing for the…

 

US Gen Zers struggle with identity verification as ‘Digital Ghosts’: Socure

Socure has released a new study revealing that 35 percent of Gen Zers in the U.S. and nearly a third…

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina joins €7.5B Digital Europe Programme

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has joined the European Union’s Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL), gaining access to a 7.5 billion euro…

 

NSW launches digital inclusion strategy consultation on equitable service access

The New South Wales (NSW) government has initiated a call to action for local communities, industries, community organizations, and government…

 

Indonesia’s President launches platform to drive digital ID and service integration

In a bid to accelerate digital transformation in Indonesia, President Joko Widodo launched the Indonesian government’s new technology platform, INA…

 

Zighra behavioral biometrics contracted for Canadian government cybersecurity testing

Zighra has won a contract with Shared Services Canada (SSC) to protect digital identities with threat detection and Zero Trust…

 

Baltic Innovation Club calls for EU digital identity system upgrade

In a collective appeal, the Innovation Club of Latvia, Germany, Estonia, and Lithuania wants the European Commission (EC) to enhance…

 

AI can save UK govt £40B annually, revolutionize public services: Blair Institute

AI will soon be used to pre-check applications for correct information, triage cases by calculating complexity and routing them appropriately,…

 

Call for bids on Dominican Republic biometric passport deal closes today

The Dominican Republic’s General Directorate of Passports (DGP) is seeking digital identity service providers to acquire, install and maintain new…

 

Demonstrating value, integrated payments among key digital ID building blocks

Estonia has achieved an enviable level of user-centricity with its national digital identity system through careful legislation and fostering collaboration…

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