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Converging data security and digital ID concerns lead week’s biometrics news

Securing data with biometrics and the security of biometric data itself are the main themes for the week in digital…

 

Facebook files biometric privacy suit appeal with Federal Supreme Court as Walmart tries novel defence

Facebook has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court over the issue of “standing” in the class-action suit against it under Illinois’…

 

Biometric data standards in 50 countries ranked with China and U.S. near bottom

Comparitech has published a ranking of 50 countries in the world according to their biometric data collection and usage practices,…

 

InCadence wins $20M biometrics system support contract with U.S. Army

InCadence has secured a $20 million task order for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Near Real Time Identity Operations (NRTIO),…

 

CITeR Director talks research to inform dialogue on children’s biometrics and privacy

Despite the impressive advances of biometrics as a scientific field over recent years, very little is known about identifying children…

 

Kaspersky introduces fake fingerprint ring to highlight biometric data security issues

To get around the theoretical problem of irrevocable biometric data being hacked, Kaspersky has teamed up with a jewelry designer…

 

National digital ID system in Brazil delayed by lack of deal for biometric database access

The new national digital ID plan under which Brazil was to begin issuing credentials this month has been delayed, Bnamericas…

 

Online privacy bill requiring informed consent for biometrics use proposed in U.S. Senate

A digital privacy bill has been introduced into the U.S. Senate which would require businesses to obtain permission from citizens…

 

AWS sued under Illinois biometric privacy rules for providing third-party storage

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the latest biometrics vendor to be targeted by potential class action litigation under Illinois’ biometric…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary talks ethics, calls biometrics bill “narrow”

As Scotland is looking into new legislation for the role of biometrics commissioner, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf believes the use…

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