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Global state of SSI and how to build on it: EU report

The European Union’s cybersecurity agency has been busy typing up its research. The latest report is an overview of Self-Sovereign…

 

Attacks, countermeasures and pulses of blood in remote identity proofing

The EU has produced a surprisingly readable summary of the status quo and future possibilities for remote identity proofing, from…

 

UK Port of Dover warns against ‘unsafe’ biometric screening

The Chief Executive of the Port of Dover on the south coast of England is calling for urgent talks between…

 

UK can join EU biometric surveillance without Parliamentary scrutiny: Statewatch

The UK is able to join European Union biometric surveillance schemes such as a pan-European network of police facial recognition…

 

Poland deploys HID Global fingerprint biometrics for EU-compliant ID cards

Poland has added HID Global’s DigitalPersona 5300 fingerprint biometric readers into its national digital ID infrastructure with the aim of incorporating…

 

Japan takes a good, very long look at its options in China biometrics puzzle

Japan could join the United States and the European Union in restricting biometric surveillance technology to some autocratic governments, not…

 

€2.8M funding for startup Mobai’s biometric data protection project

Enhanced face biometrics, presentation attack detection, face quality assessment and biometric template protection in the Scandinavian banking sector are the…

 

European Commission suggests adding facial recognition to EU-wide police database

The European Commission has put forward plans for EU police to work together more efficiently in order to fight criminal…

 

EU blankets borders with surveillance tech to deter refugees: investigation

A new investigation by The Guardian has shed light on several high-tech surveillance biometrics and deterrent systems deployed by some…

 

UK, Canadian digital identity initiatives focus on technology and its implications

The UK and Canadian governments have unveiled new digital identity milestones, as the technology takes hold across many countries amid…

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