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Senate deepfake bill introduced after House passes companion legislation

The bipartisan Senate version of legislation passed out of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in late September…

 

Consumers still wary of digital identity security risks, study finds

Twenty-five percent of consumers surveyed revealed that they “fully understand digital identity,” while 65 percent said they apparently necessarily have…

 

More legislation to restrict biometric facial recognition introduced as protesters scan faces

A coincidence, perhaps? In Washington, D.C. last week, on the same day Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Lee’s (R-Utah)…

 

Pindrop report finds 90 voice fraud attacks occur every minute

Coinciding with the release Tuesday morning of deepfakes of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson endorsing opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn for…

 

Synaptics fingerprint biometrics to make commercial debut in evolving auto market

When Biometric Update spoke to Synaptics Director of Concept Prototyping Dr. Andrew Hsu and a colleague about fingerprint biometrics in…

 

Sen. Booker latest to propose regulating government’s use of biometrics

The use of facial recognition in public housing funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would…

 

USSOCOM set to test, evaluate commercial next generation biometrics

The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) earlier this month issued a Request for Information (RFI) “to gain knowledge of potential…

 

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…

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