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Some world leaders take the hint and start building bulwarks against deepfake danger

The European Union, Reddit and Google are taking steps to do something about deepfakes. Exactly what they will accomplish is…

 

Five Eyes border security group outline data sharing strategy, biometrics

A partnership between the border security agencies of Five Eyes members –- the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, and New…

 

Paravision gets some shadowy funding to develop deepfake detection

Computer vision and facial recognition company Paravision announced it received funding by an unnamed partner of the so-called Five Eyes…

 

Governments act to support increased biometrics use, data sharing at borders

Governments around the world are using common standards and ICAO-compliant biometric passports to secure immigration and border control processes, and…

 

Facial recognition use planned by police and border security as NIST report sparks concern

Australia’s Home Affairs Department says it needs to increase its use of facial biometrics with data from allied nations and…

 

Airport biometric deployments continue, but not fast enough for IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will propose a resolution at its annual general meeting to accelerate the implementation of…

 

Controversy grows over Huawei privacy protections and state connections

The Central Intelligence Agency has informed intelligence services for allied “Five Eyes” nations (Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand)…

 

OBIM transferred to DHS management under long-stalled cyber legislation signed into law

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometrics Identity Management (OBIM) is being transferred to DHS’s Management Directorate, DHS…

 

Five Eyes issue ultimatum to tech companies for backdoor device access

The countries participating in the “Five Eyes” intelligence partnership have issued a request for backdoor access to electronic devices which…

 

Canada will make foreign visitors pay for biometrics collection

Details have emerged about the expansion of a program for collecting fingerprints and facial images from foreign nationals visiting Canada,…

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