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Israeli government requests information for planned new National Biometric Laboratory

The Government of Israel is planning to establish a National Biometric Laboratory to support government missions by conducting tests of…

 

AnyVision reveals Series A investment details and announces two new offices

AnyVision has revealed that Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading participant in the $43 million Series A funding round announced…

 

Hosting Israel’s National Biometric Database backup in commercial data center violates law: report

Israel’s National Biometric Database Authority has broken the law by hosting its backup in commercial database space owned and operated…

 

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…

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