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Progress on government biometrics programs for elections, forensics and borders mixed

From elections to pandemic aid, and from police forensics to border control, government biometric and digital ID programs are the…

 

Blanket bans on face biometrics use by private sector unhelpful, digital privacy group argues

Robust regulation can ensure private sector use of facial recognition that balances people’s freedom to use biometric technology for phone…

 

Keyless brings multi-factor biometrics to Microsoft Azure AD B2C

Cybersecurity firm Keyless has announced a partnership with Microsoft Azure AD to provide the first password-less authentication to the platform’s B2C…

 

Everyone is ignoring the critical step needed to launch digital IDs

The problem with big gabfests like the World Economic Forum is that its leaders quickly learn how to manage the…

 

PSA opens PhilSys’ biometric registration process to the public

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) opened the second, biometrics-focused part of the registration process for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys)…

 

Walmart reaches $10M settlement in biometric privacy suit brought by employees

U.S. mega-retail chain Walmart is set to pay $10 million to as many as 21,677 current and former Illinois store…

 

Data protection in Nigeria – enforcement in post COVID-19 digital economy

Guest post by Yemi Adeniran, Managing Partner at Digiterhub Data protection is the process of safeguarding information from threats, destruction,…

 

Exostar earns healthcare digital identity trust framework certification by Kantara

Exostar announced a company milestone as it has been designated one of three Full Service Credential Service Providers of identity…

 

Clearview AI biometric data privacy suit sent back to state court

A biometric data privacy lawsuit against Clearview AI will head back to state court after the Seventh Circuit Court of…

 

South Africa’s planned child biometric registration stirs privacy concerns

The proposed new policy in South Africa which seeks to have some biometric features of babies captured at birth in…

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