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It has been almost 20 years since the late Max Snijder led the deployment of iris biometrics at Schiphol Airport…

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EKG biometrics from B-Secur to be featured in 2020 car models

B-Secur CEO Alan Foreman is meeting with four major U.S. auto manufacturers to pitch the inclusion of the company’s EKG…

 

How many billions are the last billion’s biometrics worth?

Earlier in the maturation of biometrics as a digital technology and an industry, providing identification in the developing world was…

 

Novel techniques that can ‘trick’ object detection systems sounds familiar alarm

Security engineers at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) early this month announced they’d been able to develop “new adversarial techniques” that…

 

Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities to launch at ID4Africa

ID4Africa will launch the Round Table of African Data Protection Authorities (RADPA) as a side meeting at the movement’s annual…

 

DHS struggles to deploy system to collect biometrics of departing travelers; proposed FY 2019 budget will help

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to work to deploy systems and procedures to collect the biographic and biometric…

 

Odyssey hackathon to explore place of biometrics in new digital ecosystems

When the 2019 Odyssey blockchain hackathon takes place, 100 teams supported by partners and experts from a variety of stakeholder…

 

Onfido raises $50 million and adds former Salesforce executive to board

Onfido has raised $50 million dollars in a Series C funding round led by SBI Investment and Salesforce Ventures, and…

 

ID4Africa welcomes two more UN agencies to advisory board

Representatives of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) are joining the Advisory Board of…

 

Airline e-ticket systems’ vulnerabilities could compromise PII to hackers

Eight airline’s e-ticketing systems can expose passengers’ Personally Identifiable Information (PII) through a vulnerability using website links that are “easily…

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