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Biometric Update regularly authors posts about privacy. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news about privacy. More tags may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Gambian Biometric Identification Programme Progressing Well

The Gambian government has announced that its biometric identification system is establishing itself successfully with about 302,637 people enrolled and…

 

Canada to introduce biometrics to identify foreigners, cut fraud

The Canadian government intends to utilize biometric systems to verify foreigners who enter the country. As an initial step, the…

 

China to Include Fingerprints in ID

In January 2013, the Chinese government will require its citizens to register their fingerprints when applying for ID cards. This…

 

India Building World’s Largest Biometric Database

India’s identification policy will amass the world’s largest biometric database. The plan’s stated objectives are to improve social welfare by…

 

Expert says biometric systems subject to spoofs

According to Biometrics Institute Technical Committee Chair Ted Dunstone, biometric systems are more susceptible to vulnerabilities or spoofs because hardware…

 

Scotland Yard Deploys Mobile Fingerprint Devices

British police officers are now being armed with not just the usual hardware but a portable fingerprint scanner as well….

 

Biometrics will Challenge the Security and Privacy of Social Networking

Privacy protection will become increasingly critical once biometrics are integrated into personal computing profiles. Currently, biometrics are mostly the domain…

 

U.K. Law Enforcement Agencies Using High-End Fingerprint Readers

A fingerprint reader is a reliable way to secure proper identification and is primarily used by law enforcement to identify…

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