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Bills to ban facial recognition spark lively debate in New York council

New York City Council chambers hosted a policy donnybrook over facial recognition technology today, as members grilled representatives from the…

Apr 29, 2024

SIA and IBIA say facial recognition for airline passengers is safe, necessary

The Security Industry Association (SIA) and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) are pushing congress not to approve language…

Apr 15, 2024

Maryland bill on police use of facial recognition is ‘strongest law in the nation’

Maryland has passed one of the more stringent laws governing the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement in…

Apr 12, 2024

Veriff, iProov, Nice, Precise Biometrics announce new hires

After a hiring spree in February, global identity verification companies continue to welcome new executives and board members. Veriff names…

Feb 16, 2024

SIA 2024 Women in Biometrics Awards call for nominations now open

Security Industry Association (SIA), a global security company, has announced it has opened the call for nominations for the 2024…

Feb 9, 2024

New hires at Signicat, Au10tix, AuthID, Delinea

Identity verification companies are on a hiring spree this February, bolstered by successful financing rounds and expansions into new territories….

Nov 10, 2023

Precise Biometrics, Suprema America, SIA hire to expand market reach

Biometrics companies Precise Biometrics and Suprema America have appointed new sales leaders, while the Security Industry Association and law firm…

Oct 18, 2023

AI concerns front and center in Biometrics Institute’s annual biometric trends report

At the Biometrics Institute’s annual congress this week, the independent and international member organization for biometrics announced the release of…

Oct 6, 2023

SIA says biometric data privacy claim against Meta ‘does not qualify’

The Security Industry Association has weighed in on a biometric privacy lawsuit that claims Meta broke the law with a…

Sep 26, 2023

IBIA, SIA, Kantara, OpenWallet welcome new members

The old saying about strength in numbers is proving true for biometrics firms joining large digital identity organizations. India-based BioEnable…

May 19, 2023

Trulioo, Fourthline, SIA, Alcatraz expand boards

Several prominent biometric firms have made significant moves to strengthen their boards in a wave of strategic expansions and leadership…

May 4, 2023

Women in Biometrics Award winners announced for 2023 by SIA

The five winners of the 2023 Women in Biometrics Awards have been named by the Security Industry Association, and will…

Mar 29, 2023

Safe schools group advises on biometrics deployment in latest security guidelines

The 2023 update to the safety and security guidelines of the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) includes technical and…

Mar 3, 2023

Nominations open until April 5 for the 2023 women in biometrics awards

The Security Industry Association (SIA), a trade association for global security solution providers, has announced the call for nominations for…

Feb 14, 2023

Biometrics industry has a big problem with call to ban ‘surveillance’ in airports

Two influential industry groups say a call by five powerful U.S. senators demanding a federal ban on facial recognition is…

Feb 10, 2023

No single direction for global air travel biometrics. Some in US just want to stop

Far from being a tsunami, the faces-as-passport movement nonetheless is raising waves in developed and undeveloped economies globally. Not all…

Feb 10, 2023

No ISC West for Hikvision, Dahua in wake of ethics violations

The Security Industry Association will not allow surveillance camera and facial recognition providers Dahua and Hikvision exhibit at the upcoming…

Jan 18, 2023

Iris ID’s iCAM 7S biometric reader SIA OSDP compliance confirmed

Iris ID has announced that its IrisAccess iCAM 7S series of multi-factor biometric iris readers has been verified to meet…

Nov 4, 2022

SIA, 1Kosmos appoint senior leaders, Vsblty adds technical talent for biometrics development

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has hired two executives to address several public policy issues affecting the industry, and 1Kosmos…

Oct 24, 2022

Entrenched positions on biometric surveillance in NY schools aired

The U.S. state of New York’s IT services agency listened last week to testimony about putting biometric ID and surveillance…

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