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Nok Nok, UberEther partner on biometric authentication for US gov’t

FIDO veteran Nok Nok Labs is working with federal ID and access management contractor UberEther on phishing-resistant multifactor authentication products…

 

US State officials call for stronger biometric data security from federal regulator

A new bipartisan coalition of US officials is calling for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to adopt stronger surveillance and…

 

AI belongs on the street alongside cops, researchers urge

‘RoboCop’ was brutal satire about policing, but a team of researchers at a U.S. national lab may see it as…

 

US Defense Dept. awards ABIS contract to Athena Sciences

A software and services government contractor has won a U.S. defense contract to install and operate an automated biometrics ID…

 

US creeps towards digital ID legislation as election looms

The U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has voted to advance the Improving Digital Identity Act, moving one…

 

Sixteen Native American tribes added to biometric background check program

The U.S. Department of Justice has added sixteen federally recognized indigenous Tribes to its Tribal Access Program, which grants Tribal…

 

US accountability office has a few dozen recommendations to meet federal data privacy

The U.S. continues to face challenges to its meet its own data privacy standards, according to a new report from…

 

Ideal Innovations wins $63M DoD multimodal biometrics collection contract

Ideal Innovations has won a $63 million contract with the Project Management Office for Department of Defense Biometrics within the…

 

GSA calls for assessment of demographic factors on biometric proofing checks

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is planning a research study assessing the impact of demographic factors on biometric and…

 

Fintech, mDLs and digital ID could be Apple’s ticket to Microsoft-like universality

A fintech trade journal has connected some dots and more patents to define where Apple stands with U.S. digital ID…

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