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Israel’s fingerprint identification system failing border and police checks at high rates

A committee reviewing Israel’s Biometric Database Law says that the fingerprint identification system is suffering high rates of failure when…

 

NIP Global acquired in $30M deal

Biometrics company NIP Global recently agreed to be acquired by Pangea Group Ltd for about $30 million, CTech reports. NIP…

 

Court blocks Israeli police request to access biometric database

Israeli police have been blocked by a District Court ruling from a national biometric database, which they had planned to…

 

FST CTO featured speaker at Biometrics Israel 2018, ISO biometrics committee meeting

Shahar Belkin, CTO of FST Biometrics, will lead the Israeli delegation at this month’s International Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC…

 

Israel’s biometric database allegedly managed illegally by subcontractor

Israel’s biometric database has allegedly been managed by a private contractor for more than two years, in violation of the…

 

Israel’s Science and Technology Ministry funding new biometrics R&D

Israel’s Science, Technology and Space Ministry and the National Cyber Bureau’s biometric identification and applications unit have put out a…

 

Israel’s mandatory biometric ID system causes issues, lineups at airports

In the first month of Israel’s mandatory biometric identity documents initiative, 15 percent of applicants requesting new passports or identity…

 

NGO says Israel’s biometric database law an infringement of privacy rights

The Digital Rights Movement has filed a request to Israel’s High Court to block the state from a public campaign…

 

Israel moves to biometric passports, ID cards exclusively

After several extensions of the pilot phase, Israel moved to biometric passports and ID cards exclusively beginning June 1, according…

 

Digital Rights Movement petitions against Israeli biometric database law

The Digital Rights Movement petitioned against the recently passed Biometric Database Law, declaring to the High Court of Justice that…

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