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The Natural Security Alliance unveils new privacy rules around biometric security

The Natural Security Alliance, an authentication standards association, has created a set of privacy rules that will help companies implement…

 

79% of Asia-Pacific IT leaders say security concerns have stalled new business initiatives

Among IT leaders in the Asia-Pacific region, 79 percent have abandoned or delayed at least one new business initiative due…

 

Court orders defendant to provide fingerprint to unlock phone in criminal case

In a Virginia criminal court case where a defendant’s cellphone could provide valuable evidence, a judge has ruled that a…

 

GenKey WSQ fingerprint implementation granted FBI certification

The fingerprint image compression Wavelet Scalar Quantization (WSQ) implementation from large-scale biometric identity management solutions provider GenKey has been certified…

 

SecureTech 2014 being held in Ottawa this week

SecureTech 2014, a leading public safety, emergency management and security event in Canada starts today in Ottawa at the city’s…

 

Biometrics Institute eyes ‘Trust Mark’ certification program

The Biometrics Institute is working on a program that it says will reassure the public of the responsible use of…

 

Biometric Update: most popular news for week ending November 2

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week in Review:…

 

Vigilant Solutions launches license plate and facial recognition app

Vigilant Solutions has launched the Vigilant Mobile Companion app, which provides license plate recognition capture and analytic tools as well…

 

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to trial new self-serve biometric kiosk

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is trialing self-serve biometric kiosks that will enable customers to bypass the long lines, according…

 

Miaxis Biometrics Co. releases new SM-621N fingerprint module

Miaxis Biometrics Co. announced it has released its latest SM-621N fingerprint module, which enables users to perform a range of…

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