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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.

 

India and UK each unveil new strategies for the regulation of biometrics and forensic science

G. Kishan Reddy, India’s Union Minister of State, has announced the 21st edition of the country’s Fingerprint Bureau 2020 event…

 

One step forward, one back for digital identity plans in Australia

New South Wales’ government has abandoned a plan to roll out a ‘copy solution’ for its mobile driver’s licenses due…

 

Nigeria directs NIMC to speed up biometrics enrollment for digital identity

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria’s agency charged with handling digital identity issues, has been called upon to accelerate…

 

Banks could be the key to trusted national digital IDs

Even before COVID-19, banks were well placed throughout the developed world to take the central (non-political) role in making digital…

 

Issuance of biometric cards for Kenyans imminent as regulatory framework in place

Citizens of East Africa’s biggest economy, Kenya, will soon be issued biometric identification cards which will enable them have access…

 

Robust digital identity systems pay off for pandemic relief: ID4Africa livecast

Emergency response measures by governments in Africa and around the world have been significantly more successful where robust and dynamic…

 

Monaco choses IN Groupe to secure digital identity, produce biometric identity documents

IN Groupe has been selected by The Principality of Monaco to help design and secure its digital identity scheme and create…

 

NIST updates organization of Scientific Area Committees for forensics guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated the structure of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for…

 

DHS proposed biometrics collection expansion comment period ends with wave of criticism

The World Privacy Forum and the American Civil Liberties Union are among groups calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 

Nigeria prospecting for electronic voting technology provider

Africa’s largest democracy, Nigeria, says it is in search of a voting technology supplier in order to take a step…

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