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A number of companies on the market today are exploring behavioral-based security, which relies on an individual’s unique behavior patterns…

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Facial recognition issues to be studied by new National Sheriffs’ Association working group

Continuing with its educational program for its members on facial recognition and associated issues it initiated several years ago, the…

 

New U.S. travel restrictions on six nations cite ID authenticity, vetting problems

In a background briefing just hours before President Donald Trump issued a proclamation imposing new travel restrictions on six countries…

 

Jumio looks to settle biometric data privacy class action for $7M

Jumio has reached a proposed $7 million settlement in a class action lawsuit filed under the Biometric Information Privacy Act…

 

Could cloud liveness detection and facial biometrics make high security attractive?

A recently granted U.S. patent links facial recognition, liveness detection and cloud computing. In June 2018, a secretive licensing startup…

 

USCIS revises biometrics collection guidance on fingerprint waivers, mobile service policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday issued new policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the…

 

Why biometrics win consumer trust and layers are critical for identity verification

Some 19 billion records containing identity data and passwords have been compromised in the last seven years, leaking the information…

 

OBIM is the big winner in DHS’s FY 2020 funding budget for biometrics

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) wins big under DHS’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY)…

 

House Intelligence Committee chairman praised Facebook policy on deepfakes

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Facebook’s announcement this past week of its “new…

 

CBP begins assessing collection of DNA samples from persons in custody

Effective this week, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began collecting DNA from any person in CBP custody who is subject…

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