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Canadian CIO Strategy Council publishes digital ID and trust standard update, seeks feedback

The National Standard of Canada for digital trust and digital identity fundamentals has reached a periodic review period, leading Canada’s…

 

Vancouver International selects Amadeus, weighs biometrics applications throughout airport

Vancouver International Airport executives say they have deployed Amadeus’ cloud services, including biometrics, contactless interactions, and off-airport check-in and bag…

 

Switzerland unveils new digital ID credential to expedite service delivery

Switzerland’s Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter has presented fresh plans by the country to introduce a new digital ID credential as…

 

Kuma expands digital identity assessments with Canadian Trustmark certification

Virginia-based Kuma LLC has been accredited by the Digital Identity and Authentication Council of Canada as a Readiness Advisor and…

 

Millions in funding in UK for AI ethics, Canada for digital ID privacy research

The U.K.’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has unveiled a new program worth £8.5 million ($10.43 million) that will…

 

Canada’s proposed new data privacy rules tackle biometrics bias, illegal training data

New proposed data privacy legislation tabled as part of the federal government’s Bill C-27 aims to firm up restrictions around…

 

Canada, US officials see opportunity for digital ID after pandemic

Government officials in Canada and the United States gave their prognosis for how the Covid pandemic altered the direction of…

 

BriefCam video search with limited facial recognition licensed by Canadian police force

Police in Thunder Bay, Canada, have announced a software upgrade to the force’s street surveillance program with an artificial intelligence…

 

Update to Quebec data privacy law specifies biometrics use notifications

A series of legal amendments made to Quebec’s privacy laws affecting businesses and the private sector touch on biometric technology…

 

EU border advisory group pitches biometric watchlist data sharing arrangement

Changes are coming to the borders of the European Union and Canada, with the former recommended to adopt an integrated…

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