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UK Home Office under fire after losing 150K biometric records from police database

The UK Home Office has accidentally deleted an estimated 150,000 arrest history records from the Police National Computer (PNC), including…

 

Alaska completes biometric database upgrade to solve crimes faster

The department of public safety of the U.S. State of Alaska has announced the completion of a two-year upgrade of…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group updates principles to emphasize rights and non-discrimination

The UK government’s Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG) has updated the ethical principles it released in 2018 to include…

 

Increase DNA and fingerprint collection, UK Biometrics Commissioner urges police

Police are not collecting all the biometric data they are expected to, and at the same time have yet to…

 

Biometrics-based platform in the works in Ireland to help track organized crime suspects

The police service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Ireland national police service (Garda) are partnering to develop a forensic…

 

Ugandan police accused of using facial recognition system to fuel rights abuses

The police in the east African nation of Uganda have been faulted for using a facial recognition system deployed in…

 

Forensics expert calls for Nigeria to fully adopt biometrics in criminal investigations

Nigerian police should consider the full integration of forensic science — which often involves the use of biometrics — in…

 

CyFence – ASEAN

CyFence – ASEAN Online November 24 – 25, 2020 The ASEAN region is the fastest-growing digital market in the world,…

 

Aware acquires AFIX biometric software and team, extends ABIS product line

Aware has acquired a suite of biometric products known as AFIX from Maxar Technologies to extend the Aware ABIS product family…

 

UK’s Dorset Police deploy new fingerprint biometrics to speed up suspect identification

Police forces in Dorset, U.K., have started using new fingerprint biometric technologies to speed up the suspect identification process, the…

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