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EU to pilot AI facial analysis to catch dishonest travelers

The European Union will run a pilot of an artificial intelligence border control system for six months at four border…

 

SITA blog compares new EU biometric border control programs to existing systems

The new European Union border control systems will mean additional biometric information is collected for all eligible non-EU travelers, though…

 

EAB announces Biometric Data and the GDPR seminar

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Belgian research university KU Leuven and the University of Kent are joining forces to…

 

European banks wrestle with using biometrics to meet multi-factor requirements of PSD2

As the date for implementing the final stage of Europe’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) approaches, banks in the EU…

 

EU digital identity regulation reaches full effect

The European Union’s electronic identification, authentication and trust services (eIDAS) regulation has come into full effect, with all EU countries…

 

Signicat joins European telecom standards body to contribute to digital signature rules

Signicat is the newest member of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI), and will assist with the creation and shaping…

 

European Biometrics Association launches new strategic plan to build on early success

The European Biometrics Association (EAB) is launching a new strategic plan at its annual Research Projects Conference to continue its…

 

European Fundamental Rights Agency balks at adding more biometric modalities to identity systems

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is warning of privacy risks imposed by a pair of changes to…

 

New EU regulations to increase number of transactions secured by biometrics

New EU regulations requiring strong multi-factor authentication for certain types of payments which will go into effect in September 2019…

 

eID cards designated mandatory ID document for residents of Latvia starting 2023

Beginning in 2023, electronic identification cards (eID) will become mandatory identification documents for all residents of Latvia who have reached…

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