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Biometric Update regularly writes articles regarding the term "data protection." The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning "data protection" and other relevant terms. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

More than consent needed for legal biometric data use: Spanish regulator

The Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) has published a guide outlining how biometric data should be used for access control,…

 

Indonesia amends legislation to introduce digital ID for access to govt services

Indonesia has amended its legislation on Electronic Information and Transactions (ITE) to institute digital ID for authentication and access to…

 

Amendments to UK data protection bill could give more power over biometrics to police

The UK government is planning to introduce changes to its data protection laws giving counter-terrorism police more power over biometric…

 

BIPA keeping courtrooms and lobbyists busy

A lobbying group widely considered a so-called Astroturf organization has posted its argument for ending the U.S. state of Illinois’…

 

Procivis One launches to provide decentralized digital identity to Swiss government

Orell Füssli, a Swiss digital documents printer and provider, has announced the launch of  Procivis One, a decentralized digital ID…

 

The last thing they have: can biometric tech help the homeless, and will they trust it?

Homelessness is not a single problem, but a confluence of many social issues and challenges – not the least of…

 

Brazil’s data authority weighs in on facial recognition at stadiums

A technical note published by Brazil’s national data protection authority, the Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados (ANPD), provides guidance…

 

Data-shielding and recordkeeping needed for US military biometric devices — report

An inspector general report evaluating U.S. Defense Department control of biometric data found room for improvement. Defense officials agreed to…

 

Biometric age estimation: Pinpointing the benefits and challenges

By Hal Lonas, Chief Technology Officer, Trulioo The expanding global digital economy and the convenience it provides have also led…

 

Trust Stamp wins D-seal denoting responsible biometric data use

Denmark’s D-seal has been awarded to Trust Stamp, the global firm providing AI-driven identity and facial biometrics tools to sectors…

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