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CBP’s biometric traveler verification service is working, but privacy, implementation issues remain

“Perhaps the most challenging aspect to deploying a nationwide biometric entry/exit system is the myriad differences in logistics and locations…

 

Many biometric class action lawsuits could depend on Illinois Supreme Court harm ruling

There are approximately 100 class actions alleging violations under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) that could be significantly affected…

 

Biometrics Institute and IOM webinar highlights responsible use of biometrics

Earlier this week the Biometrics Institute and UN Migration Agency IOM delivered a joint webinar titled “Understanding Biometrics: Good-practices for…

 

Iris biometrics-protected USB flash drive blows past Kickstarter goal in 2 days

Days after its launch, eyeDisk has surpassed the $10,000 goal of the Kickstarter campaign for its USB flash drive secured…

 

DHS-wide biometrics programs, issues, detailed in data mining report to Congress

The comprehensive, legally mandated new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office’s Data Mining Report to Congress provides detailed updates…

 

Illinois Supreme Court ruling to clarify legal harm of biometric collection procedure violations

A suit against Six Flags Entertainment Corp. for violating the consent requirements of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) is…

 

EAB announces Biometric Data and the GDPR seminar

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Belgian research university KU Leuven and the University of Kent are joining forces to…

 

DHS expanding, modifying records system involving sensitive PII sharing

As soon as the public comment period for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) recent system of records notice (SORN)…

 

Gemalto research shows data breaches less frequent but larger so far in 2018

More than 4.5 billion digital records have been compromised in data breaches during the first half of 2018, according to…

 

Two more potential class action suits filed under Illinois biometrics law

Proposed class-action law suits have been filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) against both fingerprint door-lock maker U-Tec…

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