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MorphoTrust gets pilot grant from NIST to create secure electronic ID

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has given MorphoTrust USA (Safran) a pilot grant to create an electronic ID…

 

Preserving Privacy in an Age of Increased Surveillance – A Biometrics Perspective

27 October 2014 London, UK This workshop is hosted by IBM Emerging Technologies and will focus on privacy issues surrounding…

 

Biometrics use at Massachusetts school raise privacy concerns from parents

The school system in North Adams, Massachusetts is introducing biometrics tofacilitate lunch lines at schools, which has raised concerns among…

 

Biometric revenue from smartphones expected to increase: Study

Frost & Sullivan published a new study that shows that the number of global biometrics smartphone users is expected to…

 

Facebook reintroduces facial recognition feature in European Union

Facebook has been quietly restoring elements of its face recognition services in Europe, two years after data privacy advocates removed…

 

Biometrics could prevent ‘celeb porn’ hacking incidents

Biometrics could be the ideal tool to protect private consumer data in the cloud. In the wake of an iCloud…

 

Imprivata makes enhancements to biometric verification solution for healthcare

Imprivata announced it has made several technology enhancements to Imprivata OneSign Secure Walk-Away, a biometric verification solution designed to protect…

 

Wi-Fi security threats to air travelers identified

In January, a CBC news report revealed that Canada’s electronic spy agency utilized data from a free Internet Wi-Fi service…

 

Boston spied, used facial recognition on concertgoers

Recent news reports claim that the City of Boston tested an IBM video mass surveillance system at the Boston Calling…

 

UK Science and Technology Committee launch inquiry into use and collection of biometric data

The UK’s Science and Technology Committee has made an inquiry regarding the potential use and collection of biometric data, as…

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