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BIO-key CEO says FBI guidance sets up a wave of enterprise biometric MFA adoption

The Federal Bureau of Investigations’ recently announced guidance for U.S. businesses that multi-factor authentication (MFA) requires physical or behavioral biometrics…

 

Blink Identity CEO on preserving privacy in a facial recognition ticketing system

Blink Identity CEO and Co-founder Mary Haskett wants to reassure concert-goers that biometric ticketing systems do not have to be…

 

Department of Justice expands DNA collection to include detained immigrants

The US Department of Justice has proposed amending regulations requiring DNA to be collected from non-U.S. citizens detained at borders…

 

New approaches and technologies to fulfill the online security promise of biometrics

Biometrics are often associated with strong security both in the public consciousness and within the industry. Part of the reason…

 

Idemia brings government experience to accelerating airport biometrics deployments

In the rapidly evolving airports and borders space, all stakeholders have become convinced of the value of biometrics to balance…

 

Biometrics to step in when CCPA kills the password, ImageWare exec says

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020, and brings a set of data privacy…

 

US Air Force developing human molecular biosignature sensors and more

Research into “human signatures” for the purpose of developing technologies that can “sense and exploit human bio-signatures at both the…

 

Harmful application of deepfakes ‘growing rapidly online,’ new report warns

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

 

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…

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