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Most Canadians want digital identity for online government services, DIACC plans its role

Digital versions of ID documents like driver’s licenses and health cards are considered convenient 10 percent more by Canadians than…

 

Canadian shopping mall operator disables biometrics after data protection regulator report

Shopping mall operator Cadillac Fairview used digital information kiosks at 12 malls across Canada to surreptitiously collect and use facial…

 

Government facial recognition policies updated in Canada, Sweden and China

Canada, Sweden and China have all made changes this week in their approaches to national use of face biometric technologies….

 

WorldReach biometric app used by more than 4M to apply for EU Settlement Scheme

The Home Office in the United Kingdom has received 4.06 million applications to its EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) through WorldReach’s…

 

Face biometrics’ proportionality denied, as Americans become comfortable and Chinese concerns grow

With face biometrics being used at an increasing number of border crossings around the world, some of the systems are…

 

Trulioo rides digital identity verification success onto Canada’s 100 fastest-growing companies list

The rapid growth of Trulioo’s digital identity and biometrics business has led to it being declared among the top hundred…

 

Canada launches digital ID trust and interoperability framework with support from Yoti and SecureKey

The Pan-Canadian Trust Framework has been launched by the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) to provide set…

 

Vision-Box biometrics deployed at Canadian airport, more airports in Asia roll out facial recognition processes

Winnipeg Airports Authority has selected biometric automated border control (ABC) eGates from Vision-Box to check the facial biometrics of arriving…

 

Banks grapple with digital ID and remote onboarding in Canada, Germany and Nigeria

Up to $100 billion in value could be created in Canada by 2030 through lowering the friction that accompanies government…

 

Biometric ID cards introduced in more European countries, Canada

To improve security and prevent fraud attempts, Malta, Croatia, and Canada’s Northwest Territories announced new, biometrics-enhanced identity documents and driver’s…

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