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Report highlights potential impact of biometric technology on trust and democracy

The political and economic significance of biometrics are being changed by the potential for sharing biometric data between web servers…

 

Civil rights groups say CBP ignored them and skipped public feedback for Biometric Entry/Exit

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intends to apply the Biometric Entry and Exit system to all international flights in…

 

Airline e-ticket systems’ vulnerabilities could compromise PII to hackers

Eight airline’s e-ticketing systems can expose passengers’ Personally Identifiable Information (PII) through a vulnerability using website links that are “easily…

 

BIO-key biometric tech deployed by Dubai police to secure access to critical data

BIO-key announced today that the Dubai Police Force has purchased BIO-key’s biometric authentication solution for internal network log-in and to…

 

Washington data privacy and facial biometrics legislation approved by state senate

Washington Senators have approved a new data privacy bill modeled on the European Union’s General Data Protection Rule by a…

 

Nepal government’s roll-out plan for national biometric ID cards criticized

The decision by the Nepal government to expand the distribution of biometric national identity cards throughout the country is drawing…

 

G+D VP suggests banks take charge of digital identity ecosystem

Banks have the confidence of consumers, data, regulatory experience and expertise take a dominant position in the digital identity ecosystem…

 

Dueling Washington State facial recognition bills spark regulation debate

Microsoft is lobbying against a bill with bipartisan support in the Washington State legislature that would ban the use of…

 

Samsung flagship smartphone biometric components first certified by FIDO Alliance program

The in-display fingerprint system in Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ smartphones is the first product to be certified by the…

 

State gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers in second breach

A state-owned gas company in India has exposed the personal information of an estimated 6.8 million people to Google searches,…

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