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Experian consultant calls for public sector to seize opportunity of digital ID standards and biometrics

Technological innovations, advanced data analytics and evolving government standards are making it easier to for businesses to manage both the…

 

Tanzania selects HID Global to deploy electronic visa and permit service

The government of Tanzania has selected HID Global’s citizen ID solutions to add electronic visa and permit capabilities to its…

 

Kenya completes biometric data collection of police as public registration exercise set to begin

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

 

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…

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