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Third-party Voatz security assessment says third of findings were ‘high severity’

Trail of Bits has performed the first-ever “white-box” security assessment of the Voatz biometric voting platform, with access to the…

 

HSB Identification takes over Chad biometric electoral register contract from Idemia ahead of 2020 vote

Chad will hold national elections this year, and the country’s Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI) has selected HSB Identification to…

 

Biometric passports, digital ID initiatives in Africa and contactless tech top this week’s biometrics news

The spread of biometrics systems in Africa in the public and private sector, in particular in Nigeria, topped the stories…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: savings and costs in Nigeria, divisions in Tanzania, Ghana

Once again, Nigeria dominates the biometrics news agenda in Africa and this week; even a university has resorted to biometric…

 

Americans worried about data privacy and election security, biometric voting support grows

Just over a quarter of Americans say they have more control over their personal data than they did a year…

 

India details plans for biometric authentication with different modalities for remote voters

In an effort to improve the remote voting process and conclusively identify migrant voters, the Election Commission (EC) of India…

 

Voatz blockchain voting app security questioned in new study; DHS seems unconcerned

As if voting security concerns weren’t already on high alert for the potentially pivotal 2020 U.S. elections, widespread controversy has…

 

India Election Commission working on remote voting with Aadhaar biometrics

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) is building an electronic remote voting system based on Aadhaar biometrics for the Election…

 

Developments in biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Malawi election nullified, lack of funds in Uganda

The result of Malawi’s first biometric election, held in May 2019, has finally been nullified by a panel of judges,…

 

Biometric facial recognition to verify dates, gamblers, voters, car rentals and online exam takers

A range of new services leveraging facial biometrics to verify the identity of people using them are being launched around…

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