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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about identity management. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding identity management. More topics may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Trek to widespread digital IDs continues but Women in Identity warns it might be long

It is always best, when speaking to comrades in arms, to play up the achievability of a daunting task, but…

 

Biometric system for vehicle sale in Pakistan’s Punjab faces forgery issues

Complaints have emerged in the Pakistani state of Punjab that a biometric verification system put in place by the state…

 

Zimbabwe opts for biometrics to fight fraud in issuance of land title deeds

Residents of the Zimbabwean town of Epworth are looking forward to receiving biometric land title deeds as the government in…

 

Task force recommends biometric visas to strengthen security at ECOWAS borders

A task force working on ECOVISA — a project which seeks to harmonize visa processes, procedures and costs within the…

 

Kim Cameron scholarship commemorates a digital identity legacy still growing

The OpenID Foundation recently announced the Kim Cameron award program in order to support a new generation of user-centric digital…

 

South Africa’s Home Affairs and EOH set for arbitration over $27M biometrics contract

Counter claims between the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed EOH tech group continue over a R400 million…

 

IAM authentication options, privileged access visibility increase

ForgeRock has updated its authenticator app with more multi-factor authentication options, including device biometrics, to simplify enterprise login processes. Elsewhere…

 

Nigeria may prosecute officials behind invalid entries in biometric voter registration

The over one million Nigerians identified as having been involved in irregular practices in the course of the ongoing biometric…

 

Kenya wants to use Huduma Namba digital ID system to tackle tax evasion

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is hoping lawmakers can give their nod on proposed further amendments to the Huduma Namba…

 

TSA has big biometric ID management plans. Privacy, paranoia remain hurdles

Two decades after the U.S. Transportation Security Administration was formed to prevent people from bringing hazards aboard commercial jets, TSA…

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