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HID Global completes De La Rue’s Citizen Identity Business acquisition

HID Global has finalized the acquisition process of De La Rue, a commercial issuer of banknotes and passports, in a…


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Mühlbauer helps Uganda reach 30M biometric registrations, details Mozambique and Fiji projects

Secure document company Mühlbauer has revealed details of three of its national identification system projects, saying it has extended biometric…


UK knowingly deploys biased facial recognition passport checking system

The UK has admitted to introducing in 2016 a biometric facial recognition passport photo checker, although it was aware the…


Veriff releases NFC identity verification tool for biometric passports

Online identity verification system Veriff has released a near-field communication (NFC) verification tool to validate ePassport-compatible IDs, writes HelpNet Security….


Biometric passports in Indonesia now PKD-certified by ICAO

Indonesia is the latest country to obtain the Public Key Directory (PKD) certificate from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)…


ICAO denies alleged privacy flaw in biometric passports

A group of researchers from the University of Luxemburg may have detected a critical security flaw in the International Civil…


UK dependence on biographic info causing delays at biometric airport eGates

Some passengers traveling to and from the UK are in for extended waiting times, delays and frustration as valid passports…


TSA to conduct 2nd evaluation of travel ID biometric verification technology

A short-term proof of concept evaluation of the automation of the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC)…


Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigeria’s expanding biometric web, pros and cons of national ID

Developments this week highlight the divide between African nations in terms of the level of maturity of their digital ID…

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