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Plurilock expands in India through CloudCodes assets acquisition

Plurilock has recently completed the acquisition of assets from Indian cloud access security broker CloudCodes Software, granting CloudCodes’ existing customers…

 

India tests mobile voting, arranges Aadhaar hackathon – both spell controversy

India is testing biometric, blockchain-based mobile phone voting for the first time in the hope of increasing turnout and reducing…

 

Honeywell to implement facial recognition in Bengaluru Safe City project

Honeywell Automation, a subsidiary of Honeywell India, has won a contract worth Rs 4.96 billion (about US$66 million) to execute…

 

Access Now report holds up poster child Aadhaar as ‘Big ID’ bugbear

A legal vacuum and vulnerable population allowed the creation of the world’s largest biometric digital ID project and built a…

 

How India can operationalize its data protection regulation

Privacy and data protection experts from Germany, Ghana and the Philippines have suggested ways through which India’s Data Protection Authority…

 

India reportedly moving toward decentralized digital ID platform

India officials reportedly want to use a blockchain to secure the multiple digital IDs that many citizens must hold. According…

 

Financial institutions fined nearly $11B worldwide for KYC, regulatory non-compliance

Financial institutions worldwide were fined US$10.6 billion for regulatory non-compliance including anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) in…

 

India’s new law enforcement face biometrics RFP tilts in favor of local vendors

India’s national government has published a request for proposal asking vendors to sell it on facial recognition systems that can…

 

Developments in Indian digital ID: health accounts launch, resistance to voter link grows

India has launched its national digital health identity scheme which will create a health account for each of its 1.3…

 

Aadhaar biometrics allegedly targeted by Chinese state-sponsored hacker group

TAG-28, a hacker group thought to be supported by the Chinese government, has been attacking the Unique Identification Authority of…

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