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Wide deployment of Nuctech’s technology in Europe triggers security concerns

The extensive use of security technology from Chinese biometrics and surveillance solutions provider Nuctech across many sectors in Europe is…

 

UK can join EU biometric surveillance without Parliamentary scrutiny: Statewatch

The UK is able to join European Union biometric surveillance schemes such as a pan-European network of police facial recognition…

 

Once little-known data-analysis office in DHS gets heat about facial recognition

Facial recognition was part of the text and subtext of a U.S. Senate intelligence committee hearing last week. The hearing…

 

Oosto sees touchless biometrics market opportunity in law enforcement, offices

Oosto is targeting a range of verticals with its touchless face biometrics, and looking to edge out incumbent touch-based technologies. A…

 

Thales signs MoU to develop digital identity, smart cities in Saudi Arabia

France’s Thales has signed a memorandum of understanding with stc (Saudi Telecom Company) to collaborated on a broad range of technologies…

 

Military, spy contracts for biometric systems have caught the industry eye

A pair of biometrics and identity vendors have announced organizational changes they hope will bring them sensitive and classified contracts…

 

Western nations not as focused on offensive/defensive use of face biometrics

Spies of the Western democracies are being hemmed in by adversaries’ biometric surveillance while their governments are being outspent and…

 

Minister restates mandatory nature of digital ID for Nigerians

Nigeria’s Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Ali Isa Pantami, has re-stated the need for every Nigerian to register for…

 

What is China’s new data privacy law hoping to achieve?

The first of November marked the beginning of an apparent regulatory crackdown on data privacy violations in China, as the…

 

Rank One highlights biometrics supply chain risk to U.S. national security

Supply chain challenges in tech and other industries have been making headlines for well over a year, but the security…

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