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EU US data flow agreement at risk as committee finds protections not equivalent

A committee of the European Parliament finds that the proposed Data Privacy Framework (DPF) for the flow of personal data…


Deepfake protocols for world leaders needed now: Brookings

A United States think tank analyzing the global economy says it is beyond time for national security and policymaking officials…


Delays, extortions, and voter exclusion: Cameroon’s national biometric ID card conundrum

Ashu M. just clocked 20 years this November, the legal age for voting in the central African nation of Cameroon….


Securing democracy requires trust, biometrics commissioner warns new UK taskforce

“As almost all of our technological capability is in private ownership, the people we trust (police, emergency services, local and…


Stolen passport photos, fraudsters and facial fusion technology pose a threat to national security

By Vladimir Arlazarov, PhD, Smart Engines CEO Not all leaks of personal data are equally dangerous. When data from online…


EU Parliament meeting shows facial recognition still at the center of AI Act

An EU Parliament gathering – the first official debate by lawmakers about the proposed AI Act – saw European Parliament…


Biometrics contracts for police and immigration in Trinidad and Tobago’s new security budget

Trinidad and Tobago confirmed national security agencies will receive $5.798 billion ($853M USD) for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, a slight…


TikTok says physical biometrics stay on users’ devices, keystroke logs do not

It was difficult to see social media executives testifying before a U.S. Senate committee and not think about the numerous…


Little love for how HART continues to lumber along behind locked doors

The U.S. committee responsible for appropriating government money is “disappointed” that the Department of Homeland Security did not get an…


Five Eyes border security group outline data sharing strategy, biometrics

A partnership between the border security agencies of Five Eyes members –- the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, and New…

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