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Singapore data protection agency outlines responsible biometric security uses

The Singaporean Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has published a guideline for the responsible use of biometric data in security applications…

 

Anonybit smashes the honeypot with first 1:N identification via decentralized cloud

Decentralized biometrics specialist Anonybit has achieved an industry first by adding 1:N (one to many) biometric identification capabilities to its…

 

New state privacy laws will force companies to rethink data collection practices

By Michael Young and Nick Schmidt of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP New state privacy laws in California, Virginia, and…

 

Arkansas suit shows why trust can’t be assumed in biometrics matters

The operator and owners of a former hospital in Arkansas are going to court because they allegedly abandoned their patients’…

 

Security agencies granted access to Nigeria’s biometric database; Buhari faces lawsuit

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a nonprofit advocacy group, has filed a lawsuit against Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari…

 

Block’s hardware wallet to use fingerprint biometric authentication

Payment firm Block (formerly known as Square) has confirmed that fingerprint biometrics will be the main method of authentication for…

 

Italian privacy authority fines Clearview AI €20M, orders biometrics deletion

The Italian privacy guarantor (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, or GPDP) has fined Clearview AI  €20,000,000 (US$22 million)…

 

Keyless opens doors for software biometrics with FIDO2 certification, says co-founder

Months after Keyless became the first company to earn certificates for compliance with FIDO2 and FIDO Biometric Component standards for…

 

Draft biometric SIM registration law in Philippines triggers privacy worries

A draft piece of regulation to render mandatory the registration of SIM cards including with biometrics in the Philippines has…

 

WEF pushes data intermediaries for privacy protection; pushing for details would be better

A new think piece promotes the idea of data intermediaries that would operate between individuals and any organization that covets…

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