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New facial recognition ethics tool being tested in the Netherlands

A reality-check pilot project has been launched in the Netherlands to see if a proposed governance framework can mitigate the…

 

Digital ID infrastructure broadens economies, worth the effort — panel

In an interesting twist, a bureaucrat from a tiny West African nation has advice about fielding digital IDs in developed…

 

Afghanistan biometrics risks: Better consultation could maintain confidence

The possibility of biometric databases covering millions of Afghans falling into the hands of the Taliban has led to renewed…

 

Callsign brings behavioral biometrics to World Economic Forum’s startup community

Callsign has disclosed that it received an invitation to join the group of start-ups and scale ups championing technological and…

 

ID R&D, LexisNexis, Shufti Pro, Auraya awarded for biometrics and cybersecurity solutions

Several biometric and identity verification companies have been awarded or honoured for their technologies. Simprints is included in The 101…

 

Public supports digital health pass mandates for travel

New research by Ipsos for the World Economic Forum has shown that over 75 percent of people worldwide think that…

 

Support for digital health passes high among consumers, government response mixed

Health passes and the connection they should have to digital identities are being considered by businesses and governments, but also…

 

Japan, Estonia and New York State digital health pass plans revealed

Japan is joining the EU, China, and other countries around the world in issuing digital vaccination certificates to inoculated individuals…

 

Immunity passports face familiar digital identity challenges on interoperability, privacy

With immunity passports and applications already rolling out in some countries, crucial discussions are being held across organizations, supply chains…

 

New ID and biometrics advisory board, ethical AI alliance formed by global organizations

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the foundation of an Identity and Biometric Technology Advisory Board (IBTAB), with the…

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