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Fujitsu and identity management provider Exostar partner to secure data exchange for DoD suppliers

Fujitsu and Exostar have partnered to increase the security of controlled unclassified information (CUI) exchanged by companies participating in the…

 

Philippines’ central bank and statistics authority sign deal on biometric ID rollout

The Philippines is moving one step closer to the rollout of its new biometric national ID system, with the Bangko…

 

Slovenia adheres to EU regulation, will release biometric ID cards in 2021

As of August 2 2021, Slovenia will integrate biometric ID cards, however a number of institutions are concerned that data…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: local mobile banking and biometric verification technology soar ahead

The trend for this week is mobile – mobile banking, payments, SIM registration and even a mobile app to check…

 

France to use face biometrics for enrollment into national digital ID program

The French Interior Ministry will deploy facial recognition for enrollment into its national digital identification program dubbed Alicem, making France…

 

Leidos partners with UK Home Office to modernize critical biometrics system

Leidos has been chosen by the UK Home Office to manage essential features in the country’s national biometrics systems used…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

 

Afghanistan biometric voting improved but imperfect

The people of Afghanistan have voted in Presidential elections using biometric voter authentication systems intended to prevent voter fraud and…

 

Rights groups urge Scotland to grant Biometrics Commissioner broad oversight mandate

A coalition of rights advocacy groups has called on Scotland’s government to expand the scope of the proposed biometrics commissioner…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: mammoth biometric registration plans for Nigeria and Interpol in the Sahel

The sheer scale of the projects underway in Kenya and Nigeria mean that once again the two countries dominate Africa’s…

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