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European Banking Authority sets conditions for PSD2 authentication compliance extension

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has agreed to allow conditional extensions of the deadline for implementing strong customer authentication (SCA)…

 

EU considers banning facial biometrics for public surveillance, Moscow touts gains, Detroit delays

The European Union will consider restricting or even banning biometric facial recognition use in public surveillance systems, after an independent…

 

New rules for biometric EU identity and residence cards given final approval

The European Union’s Council has approved new rules for biometric fingerprint and photo security features of identity and residence cards,…

 

European Commissioner calls for strict regulation of facial recognition to preserve freedom of assembly

European countries should strictly regulate the use of facial recognition and ensure legislative frameworks for AI systems processing biometric data,…

 

Industry roundtable hosted by eu-LISA to focus on biometrics for seamless border crossings

An industry roundtable is being hosted by the eu-LISA to explore the findings and proposals of the Member State Working…

 

EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…

 

Standard for EU biometric ID cards one step from approval after passing European Parliament

The European Parliament has voted to introduce minimum common security standards for identity cards and residence documents throughout the EU,…

 

EU sets biometric standards for Entry/Exit System

The European Union has finalized specifications for the biometrics used in its Entry/Exit System (EES), which will be introduced in…

 

EU Parliament approves lowering mandatory visa applicant biometrics collection age to 6 years old

The inclusion of biometrics in the European Union’s Schengen Visa Information System (VIS) for all visa applicants aged six and…

 

PSD2 could drive fraud to non-EU payment markets as biometric authentication increases

Most companies are not prepared for the Europe’s new and revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), but that will not stop…

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