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New biometric crypto smartcard wallet from CardLab and eSignus features Fingerprint Cards sensor

CardLab and eSignus have partnered to develop a cryptocurrency hardware wallet solution in a smartcard form factor leveraging biometric security…

 

Biometrics company allegedly leaves unhashed fingerprint data of thousands exposed to internet

Unsecured fingerprint biometric data from up to 76,000 people has been left exposed on the internet, as security researcher Anurag…

 

Scottish Parliament passes bill to address police use of biometric data

The Scottish Parliament has approved legislation to establish a Biometrics Commissioner that will monitor how law enforcement captures, stores, uses…

 

NYPD Commissioner defends controversial DNA database, Scotland advances biometrics Bill

Last summer, the NYPD was accused of violating state and civil rights in its efforts to build a biometric DNA…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuit hits law enforcement provider in latest round of BIPA class actions

Motorola and Vigilant are among the latest crop of companies to be named in Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) lawsuits,…

 

Lacking or weak biometric data policies concern authorities and advocates in Europe, Australia

Concerns about the privacy and security of biometric data have prompted consultations between the European Commission and regional data protection…

 

The rise of facial recognition technology: best practices to maximize effectiveness and minimize liability risk

This is a guest post by Jeffrey N. Rosenthal and David J. Oberly of Blank Rome LLP. This is the…

 

Biometric privacy suits leveled against IBM and Clearview AI in Illinois

Potential class action lawsuits have been filed against IBM and Clearview AI for alleged violations of the Illinois’ Biometric Information…

 

Law enforcement increasingly using cloud extraction tech to collect social media and application data: report

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly using extraction technology to access data saved to the cloud, according to Privacy International citing…

 

2019 Security Guide reviews Apple biometrics and encryption technology upgrades

Apple has published its guide to security efforts it has made in biometrics, encryption and data protection, apps, service, and…

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