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Digital ID holders exempt from security checks in Iraq region

Digital ID holders in Iraq will be exempt from routine security checks by police, according to a report from Shafaq…

 

Sterling Check Corp. acquired by First Advantage for $2.2B in cash and stock

Atlanta-headquartered First Advantage Corporation, which provides employment background screening, is acquiring biometric identity verification firm Sterling Check Corp. for a…

 

UK updates guidelines for Right to Work digital identity checks

The UK government has updated guidelines for employers for Right to Work digital identity checks, clarifying details on using digital…

 

Employee screening firm, US agency look to increase biometric background checks

Firms in the identity and security screening space are looking to biometrics to secure increasingly remote hiring practices, with Yoti…

 

Kenya, Nigeria take steps to clear huge biometric passport, background check backlogs

The Interior Ministers of Kenya and Nigeria recently gave ultimatums to their collaborators to ensure that the huge backlog of…

 

Delaware triples locations for Idemia’s biometric background checks

Delaware State Police have chosen Idemia to provide a way for members of the public to carry out in-person or…

 

US wants comments on new ID vetting rules for transportation workers

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is looking for comment on proposed rules for new vetting of landbound employees. The TSA,…

 

Telos opens locations for biometric enrollment to TSA PreCheck

Telos Corporation has opened 10 locations for people to enroll their biometrics and sign up for membership to the U.S….

 

Idemia lobbies TSA over Clear identity checks amid airport market share competition

Digital identity giant Idemia, which provides biometric devices used in background checks for TSA PreChecks as well as supplies the…

 

Sterling and ID.me launch virtual US employment eligibility document review service

Sterling Check Corp. has partnered with ID.me to launch a virtual I-9 document review service. The service will be integral…

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