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Washington is worried that COVID-19 will infect mobile banking via cybercrime

The FBI has issued an alert saying that agents anticipate mobile banking exploits attacking businesses and consumers. Agency officials are…

 

Seattle Airport extends contract for Telos ID’s biometric background screening

Government agency the Port of Seattle has extended the contract with identity management provider Telos ID to optimize aviation workers’…

 

Most groups receiving data with prisoner tattoos ignore request to delete them: EFF

An effort to get universities, companies and others to delete digital images of U.S. prisoners’ tattoos that they received from…

 

EFF initiative shows what U.S. government agencies may hold your facial biometric data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced a new initiative called “Who Has Your Face” to help Americans understand what…

 

OBIM is the big winner in DHS’s FY 2020 funding budget for biometrics

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) wins big under DHS’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY)…

 

Next Biometrics granted US PIV certification for FAP20 sensor module

Next Biometrics has been granted Personal Identity Verification (PIV) certification in the United States for its new biometric module based…

 

BIO-key CEO says FBI guidance sets up a wave of enterprise biometric MFA adoption

The Federal Bureau of Investigations’ recently announced guidance for U.S. businesses that multi-factor authentication (MFA) requires physical or behavioral biometrics…

 

Department of Justice expands DNA collection to include detained immigrants

The US Department of Justice has proposed amending regulations requiring DNA to be collected from non-U.S. citizens detained at borders…

 

FBI warns MFA is vulnerable, urges biometric, behavioral authentication methods integration

According to the FBI’s recent Private Industry Notice, companies should urgently integrate extra layers of biometric factors and behavior recognition…

 

Idemia biometric technology powers background check kiosks deployed by US BIA

The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Anadarko Agency has deployed biometric kiosks powered by Idemia for the Tribal Access…

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