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Comparitech analyzes government use of biometrics, surveillance and data sharing

A recent investigation into surveillance states and data privacy carried out by Comparitech concludes that not even top-ranked European countries…

 

Brazil plans massive centralized biometric database of all citizens to improve agency data sharing

The government of Brazil intends to collect a broad range of biographic and biometric information, including fingerprint, iris, face, voice,…

 

Fujitsu and identity management provider Exostar partner to secure data exchange for DoD suppliers

Fujitsu and Exostar have partnered to increase the security of controlled unclassified information (CUI) exchanged by companies participating in the…

 

Self-sovereign identity community discusses the future of digital ID at IIW XXIX

Can biometrics play a role in self-sovereign identity? Some attendees of the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) are resistant to the…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: mammoth biometric registration plans for Nigeria and Interpol in the Sahel

The sheer scale of the projects underway in Kenya and Nigeria mean that once again the two countries dominate Africa’s…

 

Flourishing cybercrime eased by consumer disregard for data protection

Consumers in the U.S. and UK are willing to risk using applications that collect their personal data if they see…

 

Senate Committee member seeks CBP and Suprema biometric data security answers

The top ranking democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has separately requested information from both Customs and Border Protection…

 

DHS to store tens of thousands of refugee biometric records from UNHCR

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) began sharing records including fingerprints, iris scans, and facial biometrics of refugees…

 

EU officials confirm UK authorities illegally copied biometric and other data from Schengen system

European Union officials have indirectly confirmed that UK authorities violated an information-sharing deal with the EU by sharing the contents…

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