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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…

 

Ukraine has issued more than three million biometric passports this year

The State Migration Service of Ukraine reports that more than three million biometric passports and about 725,000 ID cards have…

 

EAB and EU to update stakeholders on developments in biometrics and digital identity

The European Union and the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) are gearing up for the 5th annual EAB Research Projects…

 

EU adds face photos to EURODAC fingerprint database

European Parliament and Council negotiators yesterday agreed to updated rules intended to reinforce the EURODAC system, which is designed to…

 

New York-based HYPR expands to the UK and EU

Citing demand driven by GDPR and PSD2 regulatory requirements, HYPR Corp. announced today its expansion to the UK and EU….

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