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ToIP pitches trust-spanning protocol for digital ID and data

The rules that determine how much and how a digital identity or piece of data is trusted are set by…

Jun 3, 2024

Gen works with Accenture on digital ID for employee onboarding

Last year, Gen Digital, the company behind cybersecurity solutions such as Norton, Avast and Avira, quietly launched a digital identity…

Dec 20, 2023

Inclusion and scalability linked in biometric authentication against paper ID

With 85 percent of the global population using smartphones, many digital ID products rely on them for biometric authentication technology….

Nov 29, 2023

Accenture adoption, SecureAuth survey show rise of passwordless authentication

Passwordless authentication methods such as biometric and PIN-based logins are gaining ground, according to research and the latest moves from…

Jul 12, 2023

Accenture Federal Services wins $94M digital identity contract with US Army

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has won a $94 million contract with the U.S. Army to “maintain and transform” the agency’s…

Apr 5, 2023

Execs jump ahead to generative AI, show less enthusiasm for digital ID — report

A major U.S. consulting company says business executives need to rush into generative AI. Fortunately, that firm has just formed…

Dec 20, 2022

Research hints that biometric authentication is gaining real momentum with consumers

Commercial biometric authentication may have reached the point in its history as a culture-changing technology when consumers, regulators and businesses…

Apr 28, 2022

Canadians weigh in on national digital ID with urgency, trust, fear

Opinion writers and industry figures in Canada offered a range of thoughts on the country’s inclusion of a national digital…

Mar 28, 2022

Qualcomm, Liquid Avatar investments bring digital identity tools to metaverse

Qualcomm and Liquid Avatar Technologies unveil their latest metaverse digital identity investments through a fund worth up to $100 million…

Mar 16, 2022

Airports integrating biometrics from Idemia in US, Vision-Box and Unisys in ANZ

Airports and air agencies from the U.S. announced a series of updates to their adoption of Idemia I&S NA’s biometric…

Nov 11, 2021

Feds and state government put money into biometric expansion projects

Two American government biometrics contracts, one federal and one state, were announced this week. The more significant of the two…

Mar 19, 2021

Evernym webinar charts path to digital ID privacy for verifiable health credentials

Evernym recently hosted a webinar on the role of self-sovereign identity (SSI) privacy in verifiable health credentials. The pandemic has…

Jan 18, 2021

Nuggets’ self-sovereign digital ID chosen for Accenture fintech accelerator

Self-sovereign digital ID and payments platform Nuggets is among 20 fintech startups selected for the 2021 cohort accelerator program of…

Nov 18, 2020

Star Alliance selects NEC biometrics as airport ID verification integrations advance

Star Alliance has completed the development of a platform for interoperable biometric identification to improve the travel experience of its…

Oct 2, 2020

More equitable digital ID systems needed to encourage adoption, ID2020 expert panel says

For good digital identity systems to be sustainable, their value proposition to end users will need to be clearer than…

Jun 19, 2020

Biometrics companies top award lists for innovation, accessibility and inclusion

A number of organizations from around the world have recognized biometrics providers for their contributions to a number of social…

Dec 11, 2019

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…

Jun 24, 2019

Accenture confirms Canada–Netherlands biometric Known Traveler program about to launch

Multinational accounting firm Accenture will soon launch the biometrics and blockchain-based “Known Traveler Digital Identity” service, after signing a formal…

Jun 20, 2019

Disruption, danger and determination: Africa debates its digital ID future on the final day of ID4Africa

Disruptive new technologies such as blockchain, and disruptive uses of existing technologies such as open-source alternatives, squared up against discussions…

May 17, 2019

Digitizing Africa: the Transform Africa summit and leading voices

A blueprint for digital economies and MOUs signed with Inmarsat and French consultancy Tactis – some of the outcomes of…

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Accenture “biometric matching engine” patent wins award

Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, recently recognized its own technological prowess by bestowing one of…

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