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Colombian civil registry adopting face biometric authentication for remote processes

The National Registry of Civil Status and the Collegiate Union of the Colombian Notary have agreed to allow civil registration…

 

Face and fingerprint biometrics for retail payments advancing by inches

Biometric technologies for retail payments made up a pair of the most-read articles of the week on Biometric Update, in…

 

Biometric partnerships boost KYC in SE Asia, Ukraine as Nigeria and India see gains

KYC providers are targeting businesses in underserved areas to improve access to financial services with technologies like selfie biometrics and…

 

8.6M fake ID users in UK: GBG report

Over eight million people in the UK have taken advantage of fake, fraudulent or someone else’s identity to access goods,…

 

Face biometrics mandated for SIM card activation in Argentina

Argentina’s telecom industry regulator, the National Communications Entity (Enacom), has called on mobile service suppliers to require biometric identification when…

 

Regulator accused of inaction as Namibian telco unlawfully collects biometrics

There are concerns in Namibia that the country’s largest mobile communications company, MTC, has been collecting the fingerprint and face…

 

South Africa’s eGator rolls out biometric ID verification solution, unveils future plans

South Africa-based biometrics and digital ID verification firm eGator has announced the rollout of a new software for identity verification…

 

Digital ID advances can ease online voting in Australia, former election official suggests

Australia’s former New South Wales Electoral Commission (NSWEC) chief information officer (CIO) Ian Brightwell has suggested that digital ID credentials…

 

How banks and retailers fight a rising tide of fraud with multimodal biometrics

By Brett Beranek, Vice President & General Manager, Security & Biometrics, Nuance Communications In times of disruption, fraudsters see opportunity,…

 

Biometrics providers push further into financial services, past digital ID misconceptions

A set of stubborn myths about digital ID are posing stubborn barriers to its application in banking and financial services,…

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