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Avast joins FIDO Alliance, groups for decentralized and trusted digital ID

Avast’s plans for participation in the digital identity ecosystem are gradually becoming clearer, with the consumer cybersecurity provider announcing it…

 

Funding available for Finland’s self-sovereign digital ID ecosystem pilot project

Finnish start-up Findynet Cooperative has received a grant from the Ministry of Finance to the tune of €3 million (US$2.9…

 

Face biometrics providers considering expansion and tough questions

Biometrics are reaching a crucial point in the adoption curve, with a Mastercard survey showing and a Juniper report forecasting…

 

Liberia plans biometric voter registry with enrollment beginning in December

The National Elections Commission of Liberia has announced its preliminary plans for 2023, which include transitioning from optical mark recognition…

 

Idemia sale launch close, biometrics and digital ID business may be separated: report

The rumored sale of Idemia by Advent International is about to launch, sources have told Reuters, raising the possibility that…

 

Liquid Avatar brings biometric verification to metaverse with Aftermath Islands credential

Liquid Avatar Technologies will deploy its biometric technology to enable the identity verification of users in the metaverse platform Aftermath…

 

Turkey to print Hungarian, French biometric passports

Turkey’s Interior Minister, Süleyman Soylu, has disclosed that the country has reached deals with Hungary and France to print their…

 

Nigeria’s INEC sued to allow biometric authentication of voters without voter cards

Nigerian businessman Dr. Ezeh Emmanuel Ezeh is asking a federal high court in Abuja to declare that the National Independent…

 

mDL advances support digital government ecosystems in Kurdistan, Greece

New mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) have been launched in Kurdistan and surpassed 500,000 users in Greece. Each stands as an…

 

Uganda launches probe after suspected stolen ID documents uncovered in swamp

Ugandan authorities have begun an investigation into how bundles of valid national ID cards, passports, car number plates and other…

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