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Digital identity market to reach $33B in 2025, Malaysia plans biometric national online ID system

The international market for Digital Identity solutions will grow at a 16 percent CAGR from 2020 to 2025 to reach…

 

Herta Security awarded by European Commission for biometric innovation to contain COVID-19

The European Commission has recognized Herta Security‘s crowd-monitoring system with real-time face biometrics and crowd behavior analysis with the “COVID-19…

 

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…

 

European Commission to introduce biometric residence permits for British nationals in the EU

By the end of this year when the Brexit transition is complete, the European Commission wants to introduce an EU-wide…

 

New EU AI strategy puts remote biometric identification in “high-risk” category

The EU will consider biometrics for authentication differently from remote biometric identification, as it develops regulation as part of its…

 

EU tech plans may include compliance checks for biometric systems

A top European Union official will present the bloc’s plan for competing with the U.S. and China on advanced technologies,…

 

Lacking or weak biometric data policies concern authorities and advocates in Europe, Australia

Concerns about the privacy and security of biometric data have prompted consultations between the European Commission and regional data protection…

 

Frontex partners with European Commission for border security biometrics and innovation

European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex will assist the European Commission by delivering best practices in border security to…

 

EU considers 5-year facial recognition ban for public spaces

The European Union is considering a five-year ban on biometric facial recognition in public areas to figure out how to…

 

Protecting digital identity and supporting industry in Europe priorities for new EC President

Protecting the digital identity of individuals “is the overriding priority” for incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as…

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