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NEC and INTERPOL join forces to toughen cybersecurity

NEC has partnered with INTERPOL to update a global cybersecurity agreement signed in 2014 under which NEC’s cybersecurity solutions are…

 

Police facial recognition ruling appealed in Wales, ban delayed in Portland, trial halt requested in Macau

Pushback against facial recognition use by police sits at various stages in countries around the world this week. A Welsh…

 

Restrictions on biometrics by New Jersey agencies, police banned under proposed legislation

A bill introduced this week in the New Jersey State Senate would ban New Jersey government agencies, law enforcement, and…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary talks ethics, calls biometrics bill “narrow”

As Scotland is looking into new legislation for the role of biometrics commissioner, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf believes the use…

 

Police in Miami, India, Macau expand facial recognition use amid further warnings

The Miami-Dade County Police Department (MDPD), Florida’s largest police force, is seeking to join the many departments in the state…

 

India delays facial recognition tender deadline as Russian systems roll out

A contract to supply biometric technology to India’s new national facial recognition system has not been awarded as planned, as…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group finally reports concerns with government plans

The UK government has released the first annual report from the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group (BFEG) two years later…

 

India police hackathon focused on facial recognition and data analytics

The Karnataka State Police Department in India is organizing the first edition of the “India Police Hackathon 2019,” writes the…

 

INTERPOL urges systematic biometric data collection and sharing to combat terrorist threats

INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has emphasized to Project Kalkan countries the importance of collecting and sharing biometric data with…

 

US federal agencies sued for facial recognition deployment info as UK Commissioner calls for police use rules

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit to obtain records relating to their use of biometric facial recognition…

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