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Major update to keystone NIST data security and privacy document

The federal government’s technology standards body, NIST, has completed a major update to its data security and privacy guidance, which…

 

Biometric ID documents rolling out in Ecuador and Belgium to meet identity verification standards

New biometric government ID documents are being launched in Ecuador with the introduction of new passports, and in Belgium with…

 

U.S. Congressmen push a bipartisan digital ID package

Days after a U.S. Labor Department administrator told ID tech executives that Washington is losing billions of dollars to online…

 

FIDO Alliance asks NIST for more effective phishing-resistant digital ID authentication measures

The industry consortium FIDO Alliance has published comments on digital identity authentication submitted to the National Institute of Standards and…

 

Misunderstandings in biometrics targeted by EAB and EU regulator collaboration

Data protection regulators in Europe have been receptive to the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) as the organization addresses common misconceptions…

 

Get past scary privacy stats to focus on strong data supply chains

At this point in digital time, companies are either converts to data ethics or they are betting they will get…

 

NY, UK politicians demand reform of biometric facial recognition use in law enforcement

The Security Industry Association (SIA), which includes biometric technology developers NEC, Clearview AI, Idemia and Ayonix corp. among others, has…

 

Plans for digital IDs need to focus on what isn’t yet known

A proposed five-point plan for making digital identities — and anticipated follow-on societal benefits — succeeds where so many similar…

 

GAO reviews facial biometrics as SIA launches principles for ethical use

The global market for biometric facial recognition is forecast to reach $20.63 billion by 2030, on a 17.2 percent annual…

 

ID2020 certifies BLOK BioScience Immunity Passport with self-sovereign approach to digital ID

ID2020 has certified the digital ID immunity passport developed by BLOK Bioscience as conforming to its conception of “good ID,”…

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