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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…

 

New SAML solution extends BIO-key biometric authentication to cloud and IAM applications

BIO-key has announced the launch of a new service enabling enterprises to easily secure access to their business applications with…

 

CEO reaffirms ethical commitments as Kairos secures $4 million and adds new chairman

Kairos has secured a $4 million investment from Domus Semo Sancus (DSS) Chairman and CEO E. Jay Saunders, who has…

 

Biometric payment cards’ path to mass market

There is a general consensus among fingerprint sensor providers and other stakeholders that millions of payment cards will be secured…

 

FIMA’s electronic document, records management system mostly in compliance

A recent Department of Homeland Security Privacy Impact Assessment on FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration’s (FIMA) Electronic Document and…

 

IBM launches public data set to further research into diversity and facial biometrics

IBM has announced the launch of a new data set specifically created to further research into, and ultimately the development…

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