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Non-profit legal firm argues Supreme Court should throw out biometric privacy suit against Facebook

The Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) has filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the body to…

 

“Bumbling” NYPD contractor nearly infects fingerprint database with ransomware

The New York Police Department is blaming a “bumbling” contractor for a ransomware infection of roughly two dozen devices connected…

 

Local investment and biometric privacy protection key BIO-key Africa strategy, executive says

BIO-key Africa is planning a country by country strategy, and anticipates adding two dedicated business development resources to cover its…

 

Birth registrations climb 20 percent in a decade, but progress needed to meet SDG 16.9, UNICEF says

Birth registrations have significantly improved, causing hope that the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9, which includes universal free birth…

 

Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley urges biometrics industry to slow down and fix things

When Women in Identity co-founder Emma Lindley climbed Mt. Toubkal, the tallest mountain in North Africa, raising awareness about diversity…

 

Members of Scottish Parliament demand more authority, power for Biometrics Commissioner

Members of Scottish Parliament are pushing for the Scottish biometrics commissioner to be given more authority and responsibilities than those…

 

ID document and selfie biometrics solutions proposed for online age checks, compliance and security

Any online age verification procedure to restrict access to online gambling and pornography in Australia would require a biometric component,…

 

Converging data security and digital ID concerns lead week’s biometrics news

Securing data with biometrics and the security of biometric data itself are the main themes for the week in digital…

 

Myanmar to introduce mandatory biometric data collection for massive national database

The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Myanmar has come up with a strategy to create a national database of…

 

ImageWare Systems biometric platform gets security compliance validation by SOC-2 audit

ImageWare Systems has received security compliance validation for its Biometric Identity Management Platform, after completing an audit for Service Organization…

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