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ID.me’s travails are a problem for the biometrics industry

ID.me’s repeated self-congratulations about the intercepting billions in attempted fraud against U.S. state and federal governments do not appear to…

Nov 16, 2022

ID.me attempts pivot to champion of the unbanked

ID.me wants to move on from being associated with fraud, “reckless” handling of biometrics and personal information and dire customer…

Aug 10, 2022

ID.me finds itself accused of biometric data privacy violation

The state of Illinois’ biometric privacy law this week spawned another proposed class action. The plaintiff, a former health care…

Jul 14, 2022

ID2020 appoints ED to unite ecosystem around user-controlled digital ID

Clive Smith has been named the new executive director of ID2020. He takes up the mantle to lead the group’s…

Jul 8, 2022

OCR Labs, ID.me, IDnow, Idex Biometrics announce new executives

Businesses operating in the busy biometrics and digital ID markets have recently unveiled new executive hires to expand the reach…

Jun 27, 2022

Sentry Enterprises, ID.me, authID.ai receive authentication, data security certifications

A number of companies in the biometric space have received new qualifications, with Sentry Enterprises announcing the completion of FIDO2…

Jun 17, 2022

Execs move out of Clearview; others move to Daon, ID.me and Lumeo

Reuters is reporting that Clearview AI has lost its sales chief and some staff. According to unnamed sources and independent…

Jun 10, 2022

US trademark office isn’t saying why its digital ID verification plan has stalled

A postponement in the requirement that U.S. trademark applicants verify their identities remains in place without an explanation or a…

Jun 9, 2022

How far did ID.me stray in reacting to Covid identity verification contract?

Will ID.me’s U.S. Government business be the next casualty of the pandemic? According to investigative reporting by news publisher Business…

May 18, 2022

US senators want FTC probe into ID.me

A group of Democratic senators led by Senator Ron Wyden have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate ID.me for allegedly…

May 5, 2022

Chastened IRS plays down biometrics for taxpayers, starts service for tax preparers

If anyone thought the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s biometrics headache would abate after it backtracked on a remote authentication function,…

Apr 25, 2022

Hitachi LG, CardLab, Shufti Pro, Datasonic win accolades for biometric products

A joint venture with Hitachi and LG won a design award for its facial recognition smart signage system, CardLab was…

Apr 14, 2022

US oversight committee wants answers on ID.me biometric accuracy, contracts and more

The leaders of the U.S. House Oversight Committee have penned a lengthy letter to ID.me, The Washington Post reports, to inquire…

Apr 1, 2022

ID.me and the future of biometric zero trust architecture

By Mike Vesey, Founder and CEO of IdRamp The backlash against the recent IRS policy requiring taxpayers to access tax…

Mar 31, 2022

IDPro, Shufti Pro, Iris ID, Genetec, Signicat, ID.me, Lumeo select new executive leadership

It has been a busy stretch for human resources departments at biometrics and digital ID providers, with IDPro, Shufti Pro,…

Mar 4, 2022

ID.me picks up Washington employment benefits contract amid heightened scrutiny

Washington’s Employment Security Department is about to be the latest state agency to deploy ID.me’s face biometrics and remote identity…

Feb 25, 2022

Downwind of IRS decision to back off biometric authentication: More change

An event as significant as the U.S. Internal Revenue Service distancing itself from biometric identifier vendor ID.me was bound to…

Feb 22, 2022

IRS drops biometric authentication requirement, prepares for Login.Gov after filing date

A new non-biometric authentication option for taxpayers signing up for IRS online accounts is now operational, announces the agency, following…

Feb 21, 2022

ITIF, former DHS exec push back on criticisms of facial recognition use by US agency

The Internal Revenue Agency (IRS) should have taken a more measured response to the controversy around its use of identity…

Feb 17, 2022

Under review by IRS, will ID.me get booted from state unemployment offices?

Was the recent face biometrics reversal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service the start of something bigger? Time will tell,…

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ID.me and the future of biometric zero trust architecture

By Mike Vesey, Founder and CEO of IdRamp The backlash against the recent IRS policy requiring taxpayers to access tax…

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