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Senators make their case for proposed U.S. facial biometrics law at Brookings

A recent panel discussion was hosted by the Brookings Institute to discuss how the U.S. government and law enforcement officials…

 

Biometrics stocks news: AMS reaches Osram deal, RealNetworks, FPC, Google-Fitbit and OneConnect

AMS has emerged victorious from the bidding war over Osram, picking up 55 percent of the company’s shares with a…

 

Port of Seattle pushes back on facial recognition as TSA plans next steps for biometric pilots

The launch of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Biometric Exit at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been halted, after the…

 

Birth registrations climb 20 percent in a decade, but progress needed to meet SDG 16.9, UNICEF says

Birth registrations have significantly improved, causing hope that the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9, which includes universal free birth…

 

House unanimously passes deepfake bill; Senate version still in committee

The bipartisan House Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act (IOGAN Act), which supports critical research to accelerate the development…

 

Rapid DNA biometrics identify victims in 90 minutes in California boat fire case

Passengers and a crew member killed in a boat fire in September off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, California,…

 

Accenture and Onfido bring new identity governance and onboarding tools to ForgeRock platforms

ForgeRock has announced a pair of partnerships and new identity governance capabilities for people and things at the Gartner Identity…

 

TypingDNA extends proprietary typing biometrics technology for mobile authentication

TypingDNA is extending its proprietary typing biometrics technology for mobile-based authentication at the Gartner Identity and Access Management (IAM) Summit…

 

San Francisco officials revise ban, forget government devices have in-built facial recognition

San Francisco can not be sued for breaking its own facial recognition ban, the Board of Supervisors voted this week,…

 

IN Group purchases Surys to bolster identity, banking, fiduciary payments security

Following exclusive negotiations that started in August, IN Groupe has wrapped up the purchasing process of identity document authentication company…

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