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AllWeb Technologies launches cloud-based password manager with fingerprint verification

AllWeb Technologies recently announced the first cloud-based 2-step identity verification and password system for home users. This new system, called…

 

South African Home Affairs on target to introduce Smart ID Cards in 2013

The Home Affairs Department of South Africa has issued 100 pilot Smart ID Cards in the first two quarters of this…

 

Nigeria Customs Service looks to biometrics to put a stop to DTI and ASYCUDA hacking

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) announced on Monday that it would introduce biometric systems to protect from hackers gaining access to…

 

PIMS gives biometric workforce management the thumbs up

The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) will introduce a biometric workforce management system to track the attendance of its over…

 

Australian SmartGates open up to U.S. passengers

Following the successful use of SmartGate system in Australia, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, along with U.S. Customs…

 

Biometrics to thwart rampant ticket scalping at India’s Western Railway

Fighting increasing concerns of illegal scalpers — or ticket touts — Western Railway in India will introduce fingerprint scanners to…

 

Biometric smartcards to streamline pension disbursement in Pakistan

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to issue biometric smart cards to…

 

Belkin gets FIPS 201 certification for card reader

Belkin Enterprise, a leading manufacturer of electronic peripherals and devices for consumer, business and government markets has recently announced that…

 

Canada to start capturing biometrics of temporary residents

Beginning in 2013, citizens from countries or territories for which Canada requires biometric information must appear in person to have…

 

European Commission takes Belgium to court of biometric passports

More than three years after the deadline was set for issuing biometric passports with fingerprints, Belgium still fails to comply…

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