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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about the topic "data protection." The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding "data protection" and other relevant terms. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

EU data protection bodies bring the gavel down on biometric privacy violations

Fines and warnings are flying in the EU, as national data privacy watchdogs dole out disciplinary action for violations of…

 

BIPA filings in federal court down

The volume of lawsuits alleging biometric data privacy violations under Illinois law in federal court have declined, with the first…

 

Data protection agencies roll out strategies for safeguarding children’s data

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released a new strategy for its Children’s code, aimed at protecting the data…

 

Ethiopia parliament okays data protection legislation as digital ID efforts ramp up

A piece of legislation which sets out a robust legal template for data protection in Ethiopia has got the nod…

 

Tanzania inaugurates data protection commission ahead of digital ID rollout

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan has officially unveiled the country’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC), urging businesses and organizations processing…

 

Sedona Conference rolls out primer on biometric systems and privacy law

The window for public comment on the Sedona Conference’s U.S. Biometric Systems Privacy Primer closes on April 8, 2024. Released…

 

Brits support police use of biometrics technology but only if its regulated: survey

British citizens support police use of biometric identification and verification systems – but they remain skeptical about private organizations’ use…

 

Alleged massive NADRA breach does not include biometrics; evidence pending

A joint investigation team told Pakistan’s Interior Ministry this week that a breach from NADRA’s national identity database has been…

 

Some risks remain in cloud-based biometric research system, DHS report says

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a report to assess the potential privacy impacts of its new biometrics…

 

Apple patents for a secure transition of enrolling biometric templates with every software update

Apple has potentially addressed security concerns when it comes to safeguarding sensitive biometric data, such as facial images or fingerprints,…

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