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US House asks what happens to face biometrics of 7M already registered with ID.me

The Chairwoman of the influential House Committee on Oversight and Reform has written a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)…

Feb 9, 2022

ID.me offers selfie deletion following biometric backlash

Identity verification firm ID.me is to offer U.S. government agencies more staffed verification services – in-person or online – as…

Feb 8, 2022

IRS debuts face biometrics and suddenly everyone is a privacy regulator

It is unclear if the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s 7 February reversal on the use of face biometrics was caused…

Feb 4, 2022

Controversy continues for ID.me with ‘inferred citizenship’ confusion

Biometric identity authentication firm ID.me is back in the headlines over its agreement with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to be…

Jan 31, 2022

US Treasury considers alternatives to ID.me biometrics for IRS online access

An Internal Revenue Service contract being served by ID.me for online tax returns is continuing to generate controversy based on the…

Jan 31, 2022

Executive appointments reflect sharpening focus for biometrics providers

Biometrics providers Zwipe, Rank One Computing, Alcatraz AI, ValidSoft, Transmit Security, Ondato, and ID.me announced new hires at various executive…

Jan 25, 2022

ID.me founder defends claims, growing use of its biometric verification by US gov

A media backlash against ID.me and the claims of its Co-founder and CEO Blake Hall has erupted in U.S. media…

Dec 22, 2021

ID.me partners with Cvent on digital ID for event health and safety

ID.me has entered a new collaboration with Cvent to develop digital ID solutions aimed at enhancing events’ health and safety…

Dec 17, 2021

Veridos, Cerence gets new CEOs to drive digital ID, edge AI ambitions

Veridos is set to have a new leader in place from January next year when 37-year-old Marc-Julien Siewert takes over…

Dec 3, 2021

ID.me, Prove add new board members, Identiv a CFO

ID.me has announced the appointment of Erin Teague from YouTube as the newest member of its board of directors. Prove,…

Dec 1, 2021

Selfie biometrics roll out for USPTO, gaming company, but Rhode Island takes a pass

U.S. government agencies and online service companies continue to deploy selfie biometrics to balance fraud reduction, compliance and user experience,…

Nov 22, 2021

ID.me, Sterling partner to offer in-person identity verification for gov services

A partnership between biometric verification company ID.me and background check specialist Sterling Check, operator of Sterling Identity, sees New Jersey…

Nov 19, 2021

Governments look to biometrics for service provision as Ireland reports huge savings

Digital ministers from around the world gathered for a UK-hosted summit to discuss how technology can help governments improve service…

Sep 15, 2021

ID.me, VIDA announce funding to fuel continued digital ID growth

ID.me has secured $100 million in debt financing from funds managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC affiliates, along with an additional…

Aug 20, 2021

Remote biometric IDV saves Arizona $40B: ID.me case study

Remote biometric identity verification to confirm the eligibility of individuals for Arizona Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) has saved the state…

Aug 19, 2021

Secure Planet, Integrated Biometrics, BioCatch, ID.me make the Inc. 5000 for 2021

Biometrics and digital identity companies Secure Planet, Integrated Biometrics, BioCatch and ID.me feature on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list which…

Aug 12, 2021

Good Health Pass guidance proposes privacy protections for proof of COVID-19 status

The Good Health Pass Interoperability Blueprint has been launched to propose a privacy-preserving alternative to vaccination certificates to meet international travel…

Jul 20, 2021

Selfie biometrics power KYC and fraud prevention from crypto platforms to governments

Solutions and implementations of ID document checks and face biometrics continue to proliferate, with GetID launching a new tool, customer…

Jun 18, 2021

ID.me granted US FedRAMP authorization for digital identity verification platform

ID.me has achieved a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Moderate Authority to Operate (ATO) for its Federally certified…

Jun 14, 2021

Stripe launches selfie biometrics to join active identity verification market

Stripe is joining the market for remote biometric identity verification, just as Idemia, TruNarrative and Yoti have signed up new…

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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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