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European Commission plans new regulations for biometric facial recognition

The European Commission is working on new regulations to give EU citizens new rights of control over the use of…

 

New anonymization solution from D-ID blocks facial biometrics with fake faces

D-ID has introduced a new Smart Anonymization offering to remove facial features used for biometrics as well as other personally…

 

Biometric privacy law proposal to be revived in Florida as states press ahead

A bill to impose privacy rules on corporate biometric systems, including a private right of action against companies that violate…

 

London and Atlanta join Chinese cities among those with most public surveillance cameras

The cities with the most surveillance cameras in the word per capita are all in China, except for London and…

 

Industry groups criticize facial recognition hysteria

SIA (Security Industry Association) has published a report to combat misconceptions and provide perspective on facial biometrics while the Information…

 

Utah to consider bill blocking police from forcing biometrics to unlock phone

A bill is being prepared for Utah’s state legislature to prevent police from compelling suspects to unlock their smartphones with…

 

Technologies offered to defeat facial recognition and provide alternative for tracking

The proliferation of facial recognition technology is giving rise to methods of subverting it, such as the laser pointers used…

 

Homomorphic encryption standards group could help secure cloud biometrics

The security of many cloud biometrics systems could soon be significantly enhanced, as a group of nearly 100 members of…

 

Manchester City F.C. denies plans in place for facial biometrics stadium entry trial

Soccer club Manchester City of the English Premier League may not be planning to trial biometric facial recognition for stadium…

 

Facial recognition for travel and onboarding top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Stories on biometrics use cases from flight boarding to onboarding, and surveillance to aid delivery made up the most-read news…

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