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Austroads publishes EOI for digital credentialing service providers

Austroads, an association of the Australian and New Zealand transport agencies across all levels of government, has issued its previously…

 

UNICEF pledges Cameroon support to drive up birth certificate issuance

The Cameroon country representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nadine Perault, has held talks with Decentralization and Local…

 

Deepfakes are a threat to India’s democracy but also video KYC: report

India is facing a proliferation of deepfakes that could spread misinformation during elections. More importantly for the biometrics industry, deepfakes…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ecosystem must respect fundamental human rights: policy advisory

The Kenya office of global rights advocacy organization, Amnesty International, has issued an advisory policy paper outlining what the country…

 

Australia wants to include more providers in national digital ID scheme

The Australian government is working on expanding the national digital ID system to include more digital ID providers – and…

 

Bug bounty announced for the Worldcoin project

Backers of the Worldcoin cybercurrency protocol project say they have created a bug bounty program for the project, which will…

 

Use liveness detection to cut stolen data’s value, and explain why: panel

The information that people present as evidence of their identity claims is widely available enough on the internet to undermine…

 

Lawmakers try again for US bill that opens forensic black boxes

A pair of U.S. politicians have introduced a bill to open black-box forensic algorithms used in criminal trials. The AI…

 

OPC says Canadian agencies needed better authentication tools to prevent breach

Canada’s privacy chief says weak digital identity authentication and poor interdepartmental communication is to blame for a 2020 data breach…

 

Nigerian students registering for public exams face digital ID obtention hassles

The sufferings of Nigerian students in the State of Lagos seeking the National Identification Number (NIN) in order to facilitate…

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