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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about data protection. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to data protection. More tags may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

No facial recognition at 2024 Olympics, French privacy watchdog tells parliament

The French parliament has been urged not to consider deploying facial recognition at the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics event by…

 

Face biometrics dropped by Verkada in 4 US locales as data protection gains momentum

Legal restrictions on the use of facial recognition have prompted security camera vendor Verkada to shut down the capability in…

 

SITA enters deal to improve management of passengers’ biometric data

SITA has signed a partnership deal with travel ID verification and data sharing company Zamna, which will enhance the former’s…

 

Pair of scientists think they have topped homomorphic encryption

Japanese researchers say they have created a way to perform computations with encrypted data faster, more cheaply and more securely…

 

Defining remote biometric identification technically and legally

For a more accurate discussion on what remote biometric identification is and current and potential laws around it, the association…

 

Open Metaverse Foundation established to build standards and open-source software

Nonprofit Linux Foundation has created a new organization to provide a space for different industries to collaborate on developing open-source…

 

Maryland and Mississippi lawmakers consider biometric data protection bills

Maryland’s state legislature has introduced a biometric data privacy act, in one of several moves at the state level towards…

 

Anonybit adds decentralized biometric authentication to Ping Identity partner program

Anonybit and Ping Identity have partnered to bring the former’s protection against data breaches and account takeover attacks to the…

 

Employees saying no to biometric timekeepers

Consumers might be the biggest class of people suffering the loss of control of their biometric data to governments and…

 

EU data protection supervisor warns on migrant privacy rights

The European Union’s data protection supervisor (EDPS), Wojciech Wiewiórowski, has recently revealed that European institutions and bodies often afford limited…

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