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

 

New Fujitsu security research center in Israel to further develop digital identity tools

Japanese tech giant Fujitsu has announced plans to set up a research center for data and security in Israel as…

 

$1.2B Israel defense cloud contract includes face detection; Google, Amazon workers protest

Hundreds of workers and their supporters gathered outside Google and Amazon offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Durham,…

 

Israeli court rejects call to delete government’s biometric database, leaves room for appeal

Five years after civil society organizations and digital rights advocates asked Israel’s High Court of Justice to cancel a law…

 

Jerusalem Police blocked from facial recognition use at Pride March

Jerusalem Police requested to use live facial recognition to monitor the city’s gay March for Pride and Tolerance following threats…

 

Biometric passports progress in Turkey, Denmark, Suriname

Turkey and Suriname have unveiled their latest steps on biometric passports, while Giesecke+Devrient says the production of Danish electronic passports…

 

Israeli agency unlawfully shared biometric data of citizens for 7 years, report reveals

A report authored by Roy Friedman, head of the Biometrics Applications Unit of Israel’s National Cyber Directorate, has disclosed that…

 

Draft bill allows Israeli police access to face biometrics from public CCTV

Israel’s Ministerial Committee for Legislation cleared a biometric surveillance bill on Sunday that will enable security services to access information…

 

Tech5 extends biometrics market presence to Australia, Trulioo expands in EMEA

Tech5 has set up a subsidiary office in Sydney as part of its efforts to stamp its feet on Australia’s…

 

Progress on international digital ID interoperability: DGX report

Singapore’s Digital Government Exchange (DGX) Digital Identity Working Group (DIWG) has published a new report highlighting the efforts of eight…

 

Israeli Interior Ministry asks to extend a controversial biometrics database

Israel’s Interior Ministry has asked the Knesset for an extension of an emergency order to continue collecting fingerprints until 2025…

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