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Biometric Update regularly publishes posts related to the term "terrorism." The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning "terrorism" and other relevant terms. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

India setting up its own version of US terrorist biometrics database

The National Investigation Agency of India (NIA) is compiling the biometric data of terrorists and their associates into a comprehensive…

 

Nigeria’s Borno State to capture biometrics of nearly 7k ex-Boko Haram fighters

The Commissioner for Information and Internal Security in Nigeria’s North Eastern state of Borno, Usman A. Tar, said over the…

 

Interpol program for fighting terrorism through biometrics deployed in Cameroon

The International Police Organization, Interpol, says it has deployed its Project First to Cameroon to enable law enforcement officers in…

 

Biometrics best practices recommended by UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate

The United Nations (UN) Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) has published its latest Analytical Brief, which explores trends and challenges related…

 

INTERPOL emphasizes need for more biometric data sharing to tackle terrorism

Interior and Security Ministers of the G7 group of nations have agreed on the need for increased provision of biometric…

 

Government zeal for biometric surveillance can be traced back 20 years

The most surprising aspect of biometric systems is not how pervasive they have become in American lives since 9/11. It…

 

‘Looming dangers’ of biometrics collection under guise of counterterrorism studied

A series of global events have led to the growing and untransparent use of biometrics collection under the pretext of…

 

Biometrics in counter-terrorism report raises human rights, ethical issues

A new report on extreme surveillance and biometric data collection in the process of countering terrorism, and how human rights…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for housing, anti-terrorism

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

 

White House identifies biometrics as key to stopping terrorists from travelling

Enhancing identity validation systems and advancing the use of biometrics are key to the White House’s newly released strategy for…

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