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Almost half in UK would welcome digital health passes for public events

An industry-commissioned survey of United Kingdom adults found that almost half would feel safer at public events if COVID passports…

 

UK firms do a lot of manual authentication. Is there a better practice?

Eyeballing documents for forgeries is still a surprisingly common practice given the resources at forgers’ disposal. Even moreso as digital…

 

UK selects over a dozen biometrics providers for immigration self-enrollment trial

The biometric suppliers and sub-suppliers for the UK Home Office’s forensic border check trial have been unveiled. A privacy information…

 

BitCenter UK facial recognition app puts CCTV capability on mobile phones

BitCenter UK has developed a facial recognition mobile app, FarFaces, that it says provides the capabilities of a biometric CCTV…

 

UK government plan to ‘absorb’ biometrics regulator rebutted by Commissioner

A “once-in-this-generation opportunity” to build public trust in police use of surveillance and biometrics through reformed practices could be missed…

 

UK’s Government Digital Service gains funding for biometrics, SSO in Autumn budget

The first public prototype of the UK government’s digital identity system One Login is due to be available in April…

 

Surveillance drones sought by UK police, threatened with sanctions in US

New sanctions could be imposed on DJI Technology, a Chinese maker of drones capable of biometric surveillance, by the American…

 

UK information commissioner exit interview: post-pandemic privacy, cyberattacks and ministers

In a final interview, Elizabeth Denham, the UK’s outgoing Information Commissioner (ICO) discussed her shock at firms’ lack of preparedness…

 

UK Scaleup Programme to support Freevolt biometric smart card development

The Innovate UK Scaleup Programme has accepted Freevolt (formerly Drayson Technologies) after a three-stage screening process. The initiative is designed…

 

Verogen and Cellmark claim UK’s first forensic DNA biometrics sequencing accreditation

Forensic technology providers Verogen and Cellmark Forensic Services partnered to release the UK’s first ISO/IEC 17025-accredited forensic sequencing service. The…

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