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UK and Australian governments renew investments in digital identity services

The Government Digital Service (GDS) in the UK has invested more than £5 million (roughly $7.06 million) in Digidentity and…

 

More countries consider biometric age verification to access porn sites

A bill that makes it mandatory for Canadians intending to visit a pornography site to go through a face biometrics…

 

Australian HRC calls for partial facial recognition moratorium, new AI oversight

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition in “high-risk” settings, as…

 

NSW reaches 3 million mobile driver’s licenses amid advancing government digital ID

From mobile driver’s licenses in Australia and Saudi Arabia to digital ID systems to facilitate online processes in Austria, Germany,…

 

Vix Vizion takes market lead as facial recognition deployed for gambling in South Australia

Facial recognition has been deployed to more than 230 gambling venues in South Australia under the government’s plan to reduce…

 

Australia cuts funding for digital ID agency despite prioritizing digitization

The budget and staff of Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), which runs the country’s digital ID efforts, will be reduced,…

 

Jumio face biometrics and liveness selected for real-time Australian identity checks

Australia’s National Crime Check has selected Jumio Identity Verification to help its scale and accelerate its customer onboarding with biometrics….

 

New Zealand to set up standards for digital IDs, Australia shuffles agency

New Zealand is preparing national legislation that would bring coherence to national efforts at creating digital identification that is recognized…

 

Security Exhibition & Conference 2021

Security Exhibition & Conference 2021 Sydney, Australia November 17 – 19, 2021 The world and the security industry have changed…

 

Plans for digital birth certificates in Australia underway

Consultations have already begun for the introduction of digital birth certificates in Australia, with the State of New South Wales…

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