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UK extends Gov.uk Verify funding, accused of risking asylum-seekers’ health with biometrics collection

Gov.uk Verify, U.K.’s digital identity system, will continue to receive funding, the Treasury decided, due to an increase in Universal…

 

Poor encryption exposes biometric database of 4.5 million Israeli citizens

The private information of some 4.5 million Israeli citizens, including biometric facial features, stored in the Transportation Ministry database for…

 

Firms expand African biometrics coverage, COVID-19 aid raises data protection concerns

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across Africa, public and private reactions also continue to develop. Noticeable this week…

 

Service for biometric data transfer to centralized Russian system launched and self-enrollment planned

Rostelecom’s cloud-based Unified Biometrics System (UBS) will soon be adopted by 50 Russian banks, NIA Nizhny Novgorod reports. The UBS…

 

NextGenID releases biometric identity-as-a-service procurement model with payment options

NextgenID has released a frictionless biometric identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) procurement model for federal agencies with payment options for the ID*Capture Kiosk…

 

Grow digital ID system for emergency and reap long term rewards, World Bank says

The response of governments to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic highlight the importance of digital ID, according to…

 

Taiwan delays digital ID, smartphone app supports Quebec driver’s licenses, and Croatia to launch eID

Taiwan is delaying its planned launch of a new digital ID system due to complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,…

 

Argentina enables remote digital ID processing for mobile during COVID-19 crisis

Argentina’s digital ID system has enabled the remote application and processing of urgently needed national IDs despite the halting of…

 

Mobey Forum expert group to focus study on digital identity for pandemic management and recovery

The role of digital identity in helping life to continue through online channels will receive more focus from the Mobey…

 

NextgenID launches remote biometrics collection technology for government agencies

NextgenID has released Supervised Remote In-person Proofing (SRIP) technology for government agencies to collect biometrics and other personal information to…

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