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Canada introduces new airport traveller verification program

Canada’s aviation security authority is launching a new program to reduce how long it takes passengers to pass through airport…

 

White paper on digital ID aims to help increase trust before widespread adoption

Digital identity can be a confounding concept for the general public. To help define digital ID in a way that…

 

Collaborate on verifiable credentials for better digital ID ecosystem, DIACC urges

Verifiable credentials hold enough promise to improve Canada’s digital identity ecosystem that organizations should commit to working together to enable…

 

DIACC study reveals Canadian demand for digital identity transparency and control

A study by the Digital Identity & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has revealed that Canadians want more autonomy over…

 

Thales to establish digital excellence center in Canada

Canada will be the site of Thales Group’s National Digital Excellence Centre (NDEC) and North America cybersecurity operation. The facility,…

 

Canadian provincial privacy commissioner chides major retailer for biometrics deployment

At least four British Columbia locations of iconic national retailer Canadian Tire failed to show a reasonable purpose for their…

 

Zighra behavioral biometrics green-lit for sale directly to govt of Canada

Authentication software maker Zighra has been qualified to directly sell digital identity security products to Canada via the Pathway to…

 

Digital Travel Credential Pilot relaunched with Idemia biometric app

A Dutch consortium has chosen Idemia to provide technology for the world’s first transatlantic Digital Travel Credential (DTC) Pilot, using…

 

Military monitoring system nets $1.5M in DND funding for Alberta team

The call of duty may soon be safer, or at least more closely monitored, thanks to a proposed development from…

 

Oversight may become common feature of facial recognition policies for police

The 2023 crop of biometric surveillance legislation in North American is trying to find a balance between public safety and…

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