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Tougher laws urged after 1 in 5 kiwis lose data in Latitude attack

The New Zealand government estimates that 20 percent of its citizens were victimized in an attack on the Australian consumer…


Elenium looks at a little-known tool for funding at $185M valuation

Another rainy-day funding scheme has found a fan in Elenium Automation, a face and palm biometrics supplier focused on the…


Western Australia adding digital credentials to ServiceWA platform

More digital credentials will soon be included to ServiceWA, a government service mobile application of the Australian State of Western…


NSW govt selects Mattr for ‘Digital ID and Verifiable Credentials’ issuance

The New South Wales (NSW) Government has announced its partnership with digital trust specialist and Spark subsidiary Mattr for its…


New Zealand digital identity trust framework law passes

New Zealand has introduced a regulatory framework for digital identity that will allow technology providers operating in the country to…


Mastercard digital ID app gets UK green light, launches NSW pilot program

Mastercard has announced it’s now certified under the UK’s Digital Identity and Attributes Trust Framework (DIATF) as an identity provider….


Australian gambling machine maker licenses Konami facial recognition

Konami Gaming has licensed its facial recognition technology for use in Australian gambling machines, according to Casino Beats. Independent Gaming,…


Optus, Mastercard extend strategic partnership with digital identity tool

Optus and Mastercard have extended their strategic partnership to provide Optus customers with a secure way to prove their identity….


Australia and state govts agree on digital ID, credential sharing deal

Ministers from Australia’s federal government have agreed to a deal with their state and territory counterparts to include digital credentials…


Australia DoD looks to facial recognition to ID bodies in disaster response

The Australian Department of Defence is working on a project using artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition to identify the…

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