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iProov biometric facial authentication chosen by NHS to secure remote onboarding

The UK’s NHS has chosen iProov’s biometric facial authentication to improve users’ remote onboarding experience on Android and iOS, the…

 

Lack of liveness checks in remote biometric verification risks identity theft, Nomidio survey says

Only one in five applicants using remote identity verification checks, including with biometrics, has been asked to perform a liveness…

 

EU advisory board on biometric data sharing with UK: Not so fast, please

The European Parliament has refused to sign any fingerprint-sharing agreement with the United Kingdom unless the agreement binds both sides…

 

Selfie biometrics and ID check offerings launched by banks in Russia, UK and Argentina

Biometric selfie authentication services have been launched by several banks around the world to support contactless transactions. Raiffeisenbank Russia has…

 

Selfie biometrics could strengthen age verification but businesses fear for profit

More than half of adult-oriented sites in age-restricted industries in the UK suspect minors have used or purchased their products…

 

Gov.UK Verify processes over 10k new digital ID accounts per day amid COVID-19

Government service Gov.UK Verify grew in popularity during the COVID-19 crisis, reads a blog post from the GDS Digital Identity…

 

London Metropolitan Police now considering pausing facial recognition expansion

Following several months of growing concerns among privacy rights advocates and an independent report commissioned by London’s Metropolitan Police that…

 

UK police not transparent about AI, biometric facial recognition use in investigations, report says

Although they likely use artificial intelligence (AI) and automated decision systems (ADS) in criminal investigations, only a very small number…

 

UK biometrics watchdog raises surveillance risks; Yoti outlines alternative immunity passport

A pair of UK authorities have staked out positions on the increasing use of biometrics, with one making recommendations for…

 

UK extends Gov.uk Verify funding, accused of risking asylum-seekers’ health with biometrics collection

Gov.uk Verify, U.K.’s digital identity system, will continue to receive funding, the Treasury decided, due to an increase in Universal…

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