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Government investments in digital identity and biometrics programs progress around the world

Progress and plans for national digital identity systems and biometric e-government solutions have been announced around the world, including a…

 

Innovatrics biometrics remove 200,000 ineligible voters from electoral rolls in Guinea

The use of facial recognition technology from Innovatrics in Guinea’s biometric voter registration program has allowed the system to be reused…

 

CISA recommends FIDO authentication in email security advisory to political campaigns

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published an advisory on Thursday recommending multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a cyber-attack…

 

E-voting: Tricky tech and trickier politics

Those who say digital IDs and biometrics can restore Americans’ faith in voting increasingly sound like kids trying to convince…

 

Nigeria’s national biometric ID proposed to go digital, add DNA

Biometrics news in Africa was dominated by a pair of stories from West Africa’s largest nations this week. The results…

 

How blockchain and biometrics can secure e-voting in India, U.S. elections

During a meeting held by the Election Commission of India, the IT Secretary of Indian state Telangana advocated for the…

 

More challenges for biometric voter rolls as partnerships bring authentication options to African market

Digital ID in West African elections leads the biometrics agenda in Africa this week as neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire…

 

Secure digital identity takes on new importance for South Africans amid lockdowns

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. With the fast spread of COVID-19, South Africa…

Voatz

Voatz is a for-profit, private mobile election voting application. The stated mission of Voatz is to “make voting not only…

 

Voatz biometric voting platform complies with U.S. guidelines

Pro V&V, an independent federally-certified Voting System Test Laboratory (VSTL), has concluded the Voatz biometric blockchain mobile voting platform is…

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