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New York school districts plan facial recognition security despite ban

A moratorium on the use of facial recognition in New York State schools has not prevented a pair of districts…


US grapples with deepfakes as barriers to successful exploits

Deepfakes are accessible enough to have graduated from major heists and state-level misinformation to the more mundane world of fake…


Ryder Review calls for biometrics regulation through new, comprehensive legislation

Legislation is urgently needed to govern the use of biometrics, according to the widely-anticipated ‘Ryder Review’ from the Ada Lovelace…


Kenya to use biometrics first, ID number second for voter verification in August election

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has determined that voters’ identities will be verified for eligibility in the upcoming…


Token raises $13M and appoints CEO scale biometric authentication wearable business

Biometric wearable-maker Token has raised $13 million in a Series B funding round for solution development and demand generation and…


Kick TikTok out of app stores to stop biometric, other sensitive data harvesting says FCC head

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr said he has asked Google and Apple to remove TikTok from their app…


Mantra’s dual iris biometric scanner certified for use with India’s Aadhaar

Mantra Softech announced its iris scanner MATISX has received the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) from the Indian government….


How can we get personal? Leveraging biometrics for loss prevention — and beyond

With biometrics, retailers can reduce loss and theft, improve customer service and increase operational efficiency. The value of robust identification…


BIO-key focused on expanding distribution for identity-bound biometrics, joins AWS network

In an eventful fortnight for BIO-key, the company has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), days after…

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