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ACM launches Technology Policy Council to guide advocacy efforts

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), has announced the formation of the new ACM Technology Policy Council to coordinate the…

 

UNHCR works toward self-managed refugee identity with biometrics to improve settlement outcomes

The UNHCR has published a lecture on refugee inclusion and the future of humanitarian response at Roosevelt University, sharing insights…

 

Researchers introduce AI face anonymization model to secure privacy

The EU’s GDPR imposed strict regulations to protect individuals and their data, with companies otherwise facing hefty fines. However, if…

 

AI policy advisor says facial recognition bans could spread to states and federal government

The trend of bans on biometric facial recognition in U.S. cities will soon spread to states, and from there to…

 

Chamber of Commerce urges dismissal of biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others have stepped up in support of Facebook’s attempt to have a class action…

 

NIST publishes draft privacy framework

The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has published a draft Privacy Framework in response to the EU’s GDPR,…

 

Flourishing cybercrime eased by consumer disregard for data protection

Consumers in the U.S. and UK are willing to risk using applications that collect their personal data if they see…

 

Senate Committee member seeks CBP and Suprema biometric data security answers

The top ranking democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has separately requested information from both Customs and Border Protection…

 

Industry experts share business fears with Biometrics Institute

“What keeps you awake at night?” the Biometrics Institute asked a number of industry stakeholders at a recent event, and…

 

Biometric authentication is not solving the password problem

This is a guest post by Mickey Boodaei, CEO of Transmit Security. In the last few years, we’ve seen biometric…

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