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As California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation banning distribution of deepfake videos and pictures of political candidates within 60 days…

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Self-sovereign identity community discusses the future of digital ID at IIW XXIX

Can biometrics play a role in self-sovereign identity? Some attendees of the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) are resistant to the…

 

Osram Opto talks security of sensitive data with infrared LEDs and facial biometrics

Osram Opto Semiconductors is the world’s second largest manufacturer of optoelectronic semiconductors and the global market leader in the infrared…

 

UNECA head adds economic expertise and diversity to ID4Africa Advisory Board

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Dr. Vera Songwe has joined ID4Africa’s Board of Advisors to add…

 

Aware white paper examines the state of biometric liveness

The importance of liveness detection in mobile onboarding and a range of other use cases is clearly seen in the…

 

Concern over deepfakes, social media attitudes grows ahead of US elections

As the 2020 US presidential election inches closer, new efforts are underway to fight what’s expected to be an increase…

 

TSA to conduct 2nd evaluation of travel ID biometric verification technology

A short-term proof of concept evaluation of the automation of the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC)…

 

No passwords or keys for ZenGo crypto wallet with FaceTec biometrics

Cryptocurrency wallet ZenGo has been generating buzz in the fintech field recently with a security challenge and involvement in the…

 

DOD intends to connect biometric ID system to IMESA by year’s end

The US Department of Defense (DOD) told the Government Accountability Office (GAO) it intends to have its Identity Matching Engine…

 

ICE, DHS S&T seek biometric monitoring tech for detainees at federal facilities

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) respectively are…

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