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Facial recognition: A strategic imperative for national security

This is a guest post by IDEMIA NSS President and CEO B Scott Swann and Senior Director for Innovation and…

 

Ethics panel sets criteria for London police use of live facial recognition as Dubai city plan criticized

The London Policing Ethics Panel examining the use of biometric real-time facial recognition has concluded that if police can prove…

 

Vision-Box joins Secure Identity Alliance; will advocate for responsible use of biometrics

Vision-Box has joined advisory body the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) as an associate member and is expected to play an…

 

Toronto police using facial recognition as Canadian government ponders rules

Toronto police used facial recognition technology to attempt to identify people in 2,591 searches since March of last year, according…

 

Academics call on New Zealand to regulate AI as Brookings issues guidance

A pair of academics from the University of Otago are calling for the New Zealand government to establish a new…

 

Biometrics Institute warns biometrics misuse could undermine public confidence

Following recent reports of facial recognition technology being misused, The Biometrics Institute is urging law enforcement agencies, border management agencies…

 

Omidyar Network defines “Good ID” to encourage responsible identity systems

Omidyar Network has updated its conceptualization of what it means by “Good ID” in its advocacy for extending legal identification…

 

Data collection practices of voice and facial biometrics companies criticized

A pair of biometrics providers are drawing criticism for their data collection practices, and the secrecy with which they are…

 

Yoti endorses Biometrics Institute’s ethical principles

The seven ethical principles for biometrics launched in March by the Biometrics Institute have been endorsed by Yoti, the company…

 

FaceFirst partners with Loss Prevention Foundation for biometric security and privacy training

The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) has partnered with FaceFirst to enhance its LPQualified and LPCertified certification programs for loss prevention…

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