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EU placing new restrictions on facial recognition and espionage technology exports

The European Union is working on a plan to increase the strictness of export criteria for biometrics and other technologies…

 

Amber (enhAnced Mobile BiomEtRics) Final Webinar

Amber (enhAnced Mobile BiomEtRics) Final Webinar Online October 20, 2020, 9am-10:30am GMT +1 AMBER (enhAnced Mobile BiomEtRics) is a Marie…

 

Frontex issues open tender for biometrics research, opportunities for border control systems

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, has announced an open tender procedure to hire a contractor for a…

 

Trim the regulation, guide slowpokes, and EU eID might yet rise — think tank

A European tech think tank says there are some things to like in each of several digital identity proposals the…

 

Biometric ID cards introduced in more European countries, Canada

To improve security and prevent fraud attempts, Malta, Croatia, and Canada’s Northwest Territories announced new, biometrics-enhanced identity documents and driver’s…

 

Biometric data protection policy guidance in Quebec, update in Vermont and warning in Lithuania

A new guide to implementing biometrics in compliance with Quebec’s data protection laws has been published by the Commission on…

 

Digital identity for financial services present pandemic recovery opportunity and challenge for banks and governments

The adoption of digital financial services will be accelerated by the pandemic, with corresponding impacts to digital identity, according to…

 

Secunet white paper argues biometric kiosks needed for efficient European EES border control

Biometric kiosks are needed to provide the accurate identity verification and automated travel processes needed for efficient border controls under…

 

GDPR successfully meets data privacy objectives, UK’s reopen plan lacks data protection guidance

Two years after it came into effect, 69 percent of Europe’s residents aged 16 and over are familiar with GDPR…

 

Digital ID talk in Europe can’t get past centralization question

A roundtable discussion this week sponsored by the European Parliament about digital identities only deviated from boilerplate sentiment about the…

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