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DNA processing carried out by DHS S&T for FBI, intel agencies

DNA “bio-forensic” data is being used by the FBI — and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies – to determine…

 

Mission Billion Challenge offers $100K in prizes for identity data privacy innovation

Cash prizes totaling $100,000 are being offered for the most promising solutions to enhance trust and protect personal data from…

 

What needs to change to secure online identities: industry insight and predictions

Securing online identities is becoming a high priority for the global economy, and a major market for biometric and other…

 

Hosting Israel’s National Biometric Database backup in commercial data center violates law: report

Israel’s National Biometric Database Authority has broken the law by hosting its backup in commercial database space owned and operated…

 

Twice as many consumers in emerging markets support retail facial recognition for purchase security

Using facial recognition to ensure purchase security is a good idea according to 61 percent of consumers in emerging markets,…

 

Australian worker refusing to use biometric time and attendance loses unfair dismissal claim

A bid by an Australian sawmill worker to have his job restored after he was fired for refusing to participate…

 

One third of recommendations made by GAO to OPM regarding PII, biometrics data security still not fixed

The federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) – which collects and maintains biometric and other Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on…

 

SPS develops anti-skimming feature for dual interface payment cards

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) has introduced a technology to prevent data skimming from dual interface payment cards and reassure hesitant…

 

Illinois Supreme Court Justices sceptical of defendant position on harm in biometric privacy suit

At least three of seven Illinois Supreme Court justices appear to be sceptical of the position expressed in oral arguments…

 

Illinois Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in key biometric data privacy suit

Illinois’ Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a case which could set the precedent for whether technical violations of…

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