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StateRAMP security certification added to Socure platform

Socure’s ID+ platform has been certified for a spot in StateRAMP, a cybersecurity standards-focused marketplace for vendors selling systems to…


Iowa to use ID.me for ID verification in unemployment applications

Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) has announced it is partnering with ID.me for faster ID verification in the unemployment system. As…


2 US government contracts for Intercede expected to ‘significantly’ lift 2024

UK digital credential security firm Intercede says it has sold a $1 million software license to a new, unnamed buyer…


$386M US biometric ID management contract goes to defense contractor

The U.S. government has awarded defense contractor General Dynamics a three-year, $386.3 million contract to operate its biometric ID management…


US veterans’ agency plans biometric authentication pilot for healthcare employees

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs plans to pilot facial recognition tools at VA hospitals in 2024. One plan…


Proposed changes to US children’s privacy rules count biometrics as personal data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, unencumbered by more conservative members, is changing the nation’s primary regulation controlling commercial access to…


US tax office chooses ID.me over Login.gov for digital ID pilot

Identity verification firm ID.me has been chosen by the U.S. tax agency for its single sign on Direct File pilot….


US agencies not complying with AI laws and rules; maybe a bot would help

An audit of AI implementations by major departments of the U.S. government has found that not all planned, in-production or…


US committee sees AI fintech threat, public ready for biometric defense

The U.S. Financial Services Committee held a hearing with finance tech innovation leaders on opportunities and risks associated with AI….


Industry panel wants US digital IDs off ISO’s and TSA’s to-do list

A panel of digital ID community insiders yesterday told the U.S. Congress that the federal government has put the future…

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