data protection

 

Biometrics vendors increasingly targeted by data privacy act plaintiffs, and other defendants too

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against fingerprint and background check service provider Biometric Impressions for allegedly failing…

 

Belgian Data Protection Authority warns supermarket chain Carrefour about biometric data collection

The Belgian Data Protection Authority – the former Privacy Commission – wants to open an investigation into Carrefour, accusing the…

 

Onfido receives SOC 2 Type 2 compliance

Onfido has completed the Service Organisation 2 (SOC 2), Type 2 certification which confirms the company’s commitment to protect customer…

 

U.S. lawmakers hold third facial recognition hearing as more government bans and privacy bills introduced

On January 15 the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform is holding its third hearing focused on biometric facial…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary trusts independent biometrics commissioner will gain public trust in data use

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has made the commitment that the long-awaited biometrics commissioner will make the public more confident…

 

Comparitech report shows 17 countries collecting biometric data for SIM card registration

With more than 5.1 billion global mobile phone users accounting for some 70 percent of the world’s population, a number…

 

New Hampshire Senate pushes back Biometric Information Protection Bill

The New Hampshire Senate has pushed back on the Biometric Information Protection Bill that the House passed last year that…

 

Law enforcement increasingly using cloud extraction tech to collect social media and application data: report

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly using extraction technology to access data saved to the cloud, according to Privacy International citing…

 

TechFreedom urges Supreme Court to hear Facebook biometric data privacy arguments

TechFreedom is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Facebook’s appeal of the decision to certify a Biometric Information Privacy…

 

French Secretary of State for Digital hesitant about national digital ID program

The French Interior Ministry announced in October plans to deploy facial recognition for enrollment into its national digital identification program…

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics