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(Don’t fear) the breacher

This is a guest post by Ryan Wilk, vice president of customer success at NuData Security. With all the news…

 

ID4Africa event opens in Kigali next week

The second annual meeting of the ID4Africa Movement, opens next Tuesday in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, hosted by the National…

 

Global privacy law research supports on-device matching

Matching biometric data on a device better satisfies global privacy requirements than matching it on a server, particularly with regards…

 

Vasco releases new face recognition feature for app

Vasco Data Security International, Inc. has released Digipass for Apps Face Recognition, a new optional feature within DIGIPASS for App…

 

Ohlthaver & List using Fujitsu biometrics system to secure SAP data

Ohlthaver & List, Namibia’s largest privately held group of companies outside of the mining sector, employing over 5,500 people in…

 

Biometrics Institute continues work on proposed Privacy Trust Mark

The Biometrics Institute has been working with Lockstep Consulting on a proposed Privacy Trust Mark since early 2015 and stage…

 

Comelec says no biometrics data leaked in database breach

Yesterday, the Philippines Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that fingerprints, signatures, and photos were not included in the recent hacking…

 

Fingerprint and passport data leaked in Philippines voter database breach

According to a report by Trend Micro, a massive breach of the database of the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC)…

 

Bangladesh sets hefty fines for misuse of biometrics data

The Bangladesh government has assured mobile phone users that their privacy would not be in jeopardy after they undergo biometric…

 

Extension approved for Israel’s biometric database pilot

A request by Israel’s Interior Minister for a nine-month extension on the country’s biometric database pilot was approved on Tuesday….

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