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U.S. officials weigh introducing biometric exit data rules for partners

Federal officials are considering writing protections for the biometric data of travelers into the rules of the biometric exit program,…

 

BIPA lawsuit against United quashed and new suits filed as harm criteria is clarified

A potential class action suit filed by a former employee of United Airlines under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)…

 

Close to 20 million Aadhaar records could have mixed biometrics

Between 1 and 1.5 percent of all Aadhaar enrollments over the past seven years, or between 13 and 19 million,…

 

Critics charge Scottish Biometrics Commissioner will lack scope, enforcement power

Public interest advocates have criticized the Scottish government’s plans to create a Biometrics Commissioner, saying the position would hold less…

 

BIO-key awarded US patent for utilization of biometric data

BIO-key announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company Patent 10,002,244 for the Utilization of Biometric…

 

European Council receives mandate to develop framework for biometric data interoperability

The Permanent Representatives Committee of the European Council has endorsed a mandate for talks on two regulations to provide a…

 

Jumio launches e-book to help companies vet data processors for GDPR compliance

Most businesses on both side of the Atlantic are “woefully unprepared” for GDPR, and may not even realize their responsibilities…

 

FIDO Alliance stresses differences in MFA technologies, sensitivity of biometric data as GDPR takes effect

As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, the FIDO Alliance has published a post outlining its…

 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce comes out against BIPA class action as suits pile up

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has come out in support of Facebook in its BIPA lawsuit currently before the courts,…

 

Northrup Grumman progressing on new DHS biometric system

Northrup Grumman is nearing completion of the first increment of a contract to develop a new cloud-based biometric system for…

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