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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.

 

NITDA, NIMC collaboration on PKI, DPI development hailed as timely

A recently announced collaboration between two government agencies in Nigeria to develop and integrate Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Digital…

 

US oversight body calls for more real-world biometrics testing, bias protections

A federal U.S. agency wants more testing of biometrics applications in the real world, stronger protections against bias and more…

 

Fujitsu scolded for identity error in Japan’s My Number system

Japan’s My Number personal ID system is planning to allow digital identity documents as valid proof of identity when obtaining…

 

ID platform delivered by WISeKey facilitates digital govt services in Seychelles

A digital identity platform dubbed SeyID has been successfully delivered for the government of Seychelles by WISeKey and is already…

 

Vietnam set to issue digital IDs for service access, plans to include foreigners

Vietnam is set to issue digital ID cards for people to use in interactions with public agencies, complementing the VNeID…

 

U.S. military’s health agency invites proposals for digital transformation initiative

The U.S. Army’s Defense Health Agency (DHA) has issued a call for submissions to address how digital transformation can be…

 

Cyprus gives new details on digital ID, government plan

Cypriots may be able to access public services using a dedicated digital government portal from either June or July this…

 

CBP awards Sentrillion $11.7M for surveillance systems

Security company Sentrillion Corporation has won a 12-month contract valued at up to $11.7 million from the U.S. Customs and…

 

Cameroon building Digital Transformation Center to manage digital consular services

As part of a process launched last year by the government of Cameroon to modernize its consular services including the…

 

Digital birth certificate program ready to kick off in Australia

Digital birth certificates are going live in New South Wales, and kids will be the first to use them. The…

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