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U.S. Congressman visits Crossmatch to learn how biometrics can help protect data

Crossmatch announced that U.S. Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) visited its headquarters yesterday to learn firsthand how technologies such as…

 

GAO report shows a need for privacy guidelines regarding facial recognition

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) said the recently-released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on facial recognition technology serves as “a reminder”…

 

Pentagon to issue new building access cards that require fingerprint and iris images

The Pentagon is issuing new building access cards for non-Common Access Card users and require images of the iris and…

 

NTIA continues meetings to develop data privacy guidelines for facial recognition technology

National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency under the US Department of Commerce, announced it will continue its privacy multistakeholder…

 

Assuring lessons learned from the Office of Personnel Management identity and fingerprint cyber theft

This is a guest post by Janice Kephart, founder of the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA). The U.S. Office…

 

Second OPM hack sees 1.1M fingerprint records stolen

Office of Personnel Management officials have confirmed that a data breach involving security clearance files has impacted some 21.5 million…

 

$1B lawsuit filed against U.S. government for voice and facial recognition patent infringement

Plano, Texas based 3rd Eye Surveillance and Baltimore based Discovery Patents have filed an infringement lawsuit against the U.S. federal…

 

SIBA founder urges DHS to implement biometric border exit in Senate testimony and roundtable

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association founder Janice Kephart is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to promptly deploy a…

 

MorphoTrak to hold webinar on funding opportunities for biometric tech purchases – POSTPONED

Update: sorry for the inconvenience but this webinar has been postponed until further notice. BiometricUpdate.com is pleased to announce that…

 

Interview with Mark DiFraia, MorphoTrust Senior Director of Solutions Strategy

MorphoTrust is working hard to help eliminate the password, according to Mark DiFraia, the firm’s Senior Director of Solutions Strategy….

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