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Chinese draft data protection law specifies biometrics as sensitive private data

A draft of China’s proposed personal data law has reached the first review stage in the country’s legislature, Global Times reports,…

 

Biometric database with ‘all forms of identity defense’ dangerous, Israeli govt committee warns

A committee of Israel’s Knesset has instructed the country’s interior ministry to scrub fingerprint biometric data from its database of…

 

Attorneys provide eight tips to ensure compliance with Texas’ biometric privacy law

Texas’ Capture or Use of Biometric Identifier Act (CUBI) is a lesser-known cousin of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, but…

 

Amazon aims to improve biometric features and privacy with new edge AI chip in Echo devices

A new processor in Amazon’s latest generation of Echo devices are giving the Alexa assistant intriguing capabilities that the company…

 

CBP biometric pilot data breached from Perceptics winds up on dark web

The report from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG) on last year’s breach of biometric data from a pilot…

 

DHS turns to a contest to encourage digital ID use with redesign of its digital wallet

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is challenging designers to create a better user interface for the behemoth organization’s digital…

 

Biometrics Commissioner supports emergency extension of UK police fingerprint and DNA data retention powers

The UK Biometrics Commissioner has responded to a formal request by Counter-Terrorism Policing to extend emergency powers granted for the…

 

HIPAA relaxation boosts telehealth services, Imprivata digital identity secures clinician services

Since COVID-19 confirmed how unpredictable the world is, the healthcare industry has been more interested than ever in implementing advanced…

 

UK police biometrics need governance improvement, legislation, Commissioner review finds

UK Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles has accepted an opportunity to remain in the role until the end of the year…

 

Northern Ireland holding public consultation into police DNA and fingerprint biometrics retention

A public consultation into the retention of DNA and fingerprint biometrics has been launched by Northern Ireland Justice Minister Naomi…

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