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Biometrics Institute finds privacy, data protection, legislation lead industry concerns in 2019

A significant increase in the use of biometrics in all sectors was noticed in 2019, however a higher concern was…

 

CITeR Director talks research to inform dialogue on children’s biometrics and privacy

Despite the impressive advances of biometrics as a scientific field over recent years, very little is known about identifying children…

 

Kaspersky introduces fake fingerprint ring to highlight biometric data security issues

To get around the theoretical problem of irrevocable biometric data being hacked, Kaspersky has teamed up with a jewelry designer…

 

Protecting digital identity and supporting industry in Europe priorities for new EC President

Protecting the digital identity of individuals “is the overriding priority” for incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as…

 

IriTech targets online transaction security with iris biometrics-based encryption

IriTech has announced the development of secure ID management for blockchain applications based on biometric iris recognition. The company notes…

 

SenseTime to lead Chinese working group setting facial biometrics standards

A national-level working group led by SenseTime has convened in China to set standards for biometric facial recognition, as privacy…

 

Online privacy bill requiring informed consent for biometrics use proposed in U.S. Senate

A digital privacy bill has been introduced into the U.S. Senate which would require businesses to obtain permission from citizens…

 

Biometric authentication from browser now supported by eBay as passwords continue to fail users

Passwords and other knowledge-based authentication (KBA) methods continue to lose ground to biometrics and public key cryptography, with a new…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric registration of HIV patients in Kenya, new public healthcare scheme in Côte d’Ivoire

Biometrics for healthcare access comes to the fore this week as a new national healthcare scheme in Côte d’Ivoire moves…

 

EFF launches campaign for local bans on government use of facial recognition

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched a campaign to empower people in the U.S. working against the use of…

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