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Facial recognition concerns impact Malta, South Africa and NYC public safety projects

Maltese MEPs of the Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) met on Thursday to discuss the recent European Commission proposal for new…

 

Idemia takes over SA’s delayed biometric project amid allegations of contract irregularities

South Africa’s Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) project has finally been handed over to Idemia as the country’s Department of…

 

TrueID outlines plan for biometric applications in South Africa amid COVID-19 vaccination rollout

Bringing advanced cryptography to biometric fingerprint technology was the goal of a partnership formed between TrueID and Tech5. Their combined…

 

Delays persist in South Africa’s automated biometric identification project completion

New information reported by South African media suggests completion of the country’s Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) project may still…

 

South Africa expects to finish first phase of biometrics system this year

South African authorities say they plan to have the first component of the Automated Biometrics Identification System (ABIS) in place…

 

South Africa’s planned child biometric registration stirs privacy concerns

The proposed new policy in South Africa which seeks to have some biometric features of babies captured at birth in…

 

South Africa considers new biometric child registration policy to fight identity theft

South Africa’s department of home affairs (DHA) has recommended that children again undergo a biometric registration process at the age…

 

Biometric ATMs and remote payment systems expanding around the world

Biometric banking and financial services of various kinds are making headlines around the world, with legal and regulatory changes in…

 

Any online voting system requires robust digital identity

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted citizens to worry about whether…

 

South Africa plans biometric database integration to boost digital ID for service delivery

South Africa’s government has approved the Official Identity Management Policy, which would integrate the national population register with the biometric…

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