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Hacked public Wi-Fi provider now in charge of facial recognition server network in Moscow

Maxima Telecom, a Russian technology company that offers free public Wi-Fi in Moscow and St. Petersburg, will also be responsible…

 

Syntizen in talks with Indian state governments to boost data privacy with Aadhaar number redaction

Hyderabad-based Syntizen is currently in talks with multiple Indian State Governments to provide its subsidy management and Aadhaar-masking technologies, The…

 

Universal Beijing to use facial recognition throughout theme park as CloudWalk VP urges privacy balance

Biometric facial recognition will be used throughout the new Universal Beijing theme park under a strategic partnership with Alibaba, Universal…

 

Portland and Denver consider bans on municipal agency use of facial recognition

Portland’s data governance workgroup has published a draft of an ordinance which would prohibit local government agencies from using biometric…

 

HHS, DISA Assured Identity pilot aims to protect healthcare data with biometrics and behavior authentication

The U.S. government’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is developing biometric and behavior-based authentication for employees in partnership…

 

French regulator clarifies facial recognition position

France’s National Commission on Computing and Liberties (CNIL) has issued new guidance on the appropriate use of biometric facial recognition…

 

UNHCR to hire Interoperability Coordinator for biometric programs

Biometrics and digital identity play a key role in programs developed by the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR. In September the…

 

Africa digital ID update: biometrics for voter ID in Niger, SIM registration in Liberia and pot farm security in Lesotho

This week sets a good example of the broadening impact of biometrics and digital ID across Africa. Beyond deals for…

 

Huge potential for biometric face verification to secure databases and data centers: Colocation America

The fraud and risk prevention power of biometric facial recognition has enormous potential to secure databases and data centers, according…

 

ImageWare and Remark report modest Q3 results and biometrics market opportunities

Revenues for multi-factor authentication and biometric technology grew to $785,000 for ImageWare Systems in the third quarter of fiscal 2019,…

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