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Ghana Electoral Commission proposes facial biometrics as part of voter register changes

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is changing the biometric voter registration process for the 2020 elections, adding facial recognition…

 

Orange County joins Florida elections boards using BIO-key fingerprint biometric to authenticate staff

The County Supervisor of Elections for Orange County, Florida has selected biometric technology from BIO-key to provide strong security for…

 

Converging data security and digital ID concerns lead week’s biometrics news

Securing data with biometrics and the security of biometric data itself are the main themes for the week in digital…

 

Biometrics for online authentication and digital ID industry growth most read this week

The growth of the digital identity industry, public uncertainty about it, and the near-term future of digital ID adoption provide…

 

Dermalog biometrics catch 88,000 fraudulent votes but no results yet in Afghanistan election

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission has postponed the announcement of results in the country’s presidential election, Reuters reports, though biometric voter…

 

U.S. senator pushes for cybersecurity review of remote biometric voting app

Popular biometric remote voting application Voatz is under the radar again, after U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wrote a letter to…

 

Dermalog addresses discrepancy in Afghanistan biometric vote totals ahead of result announcement

Biometrics were used to register more than 1.9 million votes in Afghanistan’s recent presidential election, according to a letter sent…

 

FaceTec 3D face authentication to secure mobile voting with new partnership

Biometric mobile voting may be closer to reality in the U.S. and other jurisdictions, with a new partnership announced between…

 

Afghanistan determined to transfer election data from biometric devices to meet results deadline

The troubled tabulation of votes in Afghanistan’s Presidential election is drawing to a close, as the Independent Election Commission works…

 

Afghanistan Attorney General probes slow transfer of vote data from biometric devices

The Attorney General of Afghanistan will question the head of IT for the Independent Election Commission (IEC) over the agency’s…

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