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IDEMIA ban by Kenyan National Assembly appealed as biometric national ID drive passes 15M

Kenya’s drive to register citizens for its biometric Huduma Namba national ID system will not be affected by the recent…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric registration for govt employees, SIM cards and elections

As biometrics enter more areas of life across Africa, Biometric Update provides monitoring of the continent. This week, biometric exam…

 

DERMALOG biometric devices to be used in Afghanistan’s presidential elections

An official of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Friday that the DERMALOG biometric devices used in last October’s parliamentary…

 

South African biometrics executive argues cost and efficiency benefits of biometric electoral system

Biometric voter identification could slash the costs of elections in South Africa, and the country should review its Electoral Act…

 

Smartmatic extends global footprint for election automation technology

Smartmatic has announced deals with several high-profile clients in different geographic markets among its highlights in 2018, extending its global…

 

Biometric technology deployed to authenticate Florida poll workers and volunteers

Two County Election Boards in Florida have selected BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows software and its EcoID fingerprint readers to…

 

Absentee ballots cast with biometric voting system in West Virginia

U.S. military personnel and overseas voters registered in West Virginia have begun casting absentee ballots for the upcoming November 6…

 

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner suggests biometric app over date of birth for voter authentication

New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner has panned a plan to use date of birth as a way of authenticating online voters,…

 

Concerns raised about voting infrastructure security in mid-term elections

In the wake of mounting concerns over the security of the nation’s voting infrastructure during the 2018 midterm elections –…

 

DHS works to strengthen election security on heels of bipartisan legislation

What one congressional observer called, “a day late and a dollar short,” the bipartisan Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018…

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