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Spanish data protection regulator targets 14 misconceptions about biometrics in technical note

Unauthorized access to biometric data in one system would allow the biometrics to be used in the rest of systems…

 

Myanmar closes delayed biometrics tender amid funding confusion, data protection laws still absent

The government of Myanmar has carried out a tender process for a biometric database for mobile phone subscribers, alarming civil…

 

Fingerprint safety, advanced biometrics and data protection landscape discussed by ID4Africa panel

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted biometrics-backed identity programs and exacerbated difficulties felt by Africa’s most vulnerable populations, but government identity…

 

China considers biometric data protection law to curb facial recognition abuses and secure PII

Concerns about the impact of facial recognition and other biometrics on the privacy of Chinese citizens may soon find their…

 

Biometric time and attendance systems restricted by European data protection rules, Dutch authority issues fine

Biometric time and attendance tracking of employees through a fingerprint-based system has been ruled illegal in Germany unless exceptional circumstances…

 

Firms expand African biometrics coverage, COVID-19 aid raises data protection concerns

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across Africa, public and private reactions also continue to develop. Noticeable this week…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection trailblazers and new offerings

Biometrics news from Africa is already revealing a shift from reports of the COVID-19 virus leading to shutdowns of biometric…

 

Privacy observer complains to Greek data protection head about police biometric project

Greek internet privacy advocate and European Digital Rights (EDRi) observer Homo Digitalis has raised questions about the legality of the…

 

UK introduces CCTV data protection impact assessment guidelines and warns of biometrics risks

The UK government has released a set of guidelines and a template for organizations to assess data protection impact for…

 

Malaysia Commissioner wants facial biometrics security in Personal Data Protection Act

Clear policy is needed in Malaysia on endpoint security to reduce the risk of breaches of facial biometrics and other…

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