Israeli government passes biometric database law

Earlier this week, the Knesset passed the biometric database law in its second and third readings after all concerns were…


Israeli government extends biometric database pilot until February 28

The Knesset has extended Israel’s biometric database pilot program until February 28, in light that the program will likely be…


Israeli government’s call for mandatory biometric ID system met with backlash

Israeli interior minister Aryeh Deri has called for all Israeli citizens to obtain a mandatory biometric identity card, with their…


Leumi Card integrates mobile identity verification solution based on behavioral biometrics

In an effort to provide an advanced layer of security to its customers and eliminate the need for complex passwords,…


Israeli government likely to freeze experimental biometric database in December

The Israeli government said that its experimental biometric database will be deleted if the legislation procedures aren’t completed by June…


Israel’s new national policy ensures fair use of biometric applications

Last week the Israeli government declared a national policy on biometric applications, enabling the fair use of biometric applications, according…


Israeli security report details attempts to obtain fake biometric ID cards

A new Israeli security report submitted to the Knesset has revealed that there have been 999 possible attempts by citizens…


Israel enforcing mandatory biometric database enrollment for citizens in 2017

Israeli Interior Minister Arye Dery announced that it will be mandatory for citizens to enroll in the national biometric database…


Fintech innovation lab in Tel Aviv to focus on blockchain, IoT and biometrics

Intel Corporation has selected Tel Aviv to host its latest fintech innovation lab, according to a report by Finance Magnates….


Extension approved for Israel’s biometric database pilot

A request by Israel’s Interior Minister for a nine-month extension on the country’s biometric database pilot was approved on Tuesday….

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