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Israeli security report details attempts to obtain fake biometric ID cards

A new Israeli security report submitted to the Knesset has revealed that there have been 999 possible attempts by citizens…

 

Acuity report forecasts biometric ID credentials to reach one billion a year by 2022

Acuity Market Intelligence has published new research that predicts that by 2022, annual production of biometric “physical” identity credentials will…

 

UNHCR introduces new biometric ID card for refugees

In an effort to combat identity fraud and counterfeiting, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) rolled out its…

 

Iris Corp to supply 10 million biometric identification cards to Senegal

Digital identity and business solutions company IRIS Corporation has won an $84M USD contract from the Senegal government to produce…

 

Dutch court says no passport without fingerprints

According to a recent ruling by the highest Dutch administrative court, the Council of State, officials are within their rights…

 

Distribution of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards to begin in January 2016

The Chairman of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, recently presented samples of the…

 

HID Global wins GSN award for biometric identification solution

HID Global announced that the company and its integration partner, DGM Sistemas LDA (DGM) has received Government Security News (GSN)…

 

11th Government forum on electronic identity

How National eID Can Support Delivery of Public and Private Sector Services 1-3 December, 2015 – Dhaka, Bangladesh The 11th…

 

Arizona DOT implementing facial recognition technology to curb identity theft

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced it is implementing facial recognition technology for the application process for state-issued credentials in…

 

Afghanistan government continues to see delays for biometric identification card

The introduction of biometric identification cards could prevent voter fraud in Afghanistan’s elections and ultimately make it a more fair…

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