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ID Week Europe 2023: First 50 speaker drop!

Each year we gather a stellar line-up of identity thought leaders, many with decades of experience in the industry, to pave the future for faster and more seamless identity services. Our sessions, including panels, keynotes, roundtables and presentations, are designed...

Emirates signs landmark biometric data agreement

In collaboration with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA), Emirates airline is now offering international travellers the opportunity to speed up their airport experience by consenting to the use of biometric data. The agreement...

Italy bans facial recognition until new law introduced

Italy’s Data Protection Agency issued a blanket ban on all uses of facial recognition on Monday, but exempting its use to manage crime and prosecute or exonerate suspects. Facial biometrics will not be permitted until a new law is passed or at the earliest, the end of...

Removing police power to use LFR surveillance

One failing of biometric technology can be attributed to algorithm bias, which can commonly occur due to the immaturity of technologies. This can cause varying match results across different demographic groups. Whilst the infancy of biometric technologies is one...

CBP halts use of passport stamps
CBP halts use of passport stamps

Customs and Border Protection is no longer issuing entry stamps on passports for foreign travellers entering the U.S., in an effort to further facilitate “borderless”, streamlined travel. The policy will be implemented at other ports of entry across the U.S....

ID Week Europe 2023: First 50 speaker drop!
ID Week Europe 2023: First 50 speaker drop!

Each year we gather a stellar line-up of identity thought leaders, many with decades of experience in the industry, to pave the future for faster and more seamless identity services. Our sessions, including panels, keynotes, roundtables and presentations, are designed...

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Harder rules over police biometrics come into effect in Scotland
Harder rules over police biometrics come into effect in Scotland

Stricter rules introduced in Scotland will now govern the police's use of facial recognition technologies to carry out stop searches and arrests, which often lead to bias and discriminatory behaviour. The new guidelines restrict the police's power to conduct...

AuthenticID integrates with Ping Identity’s DaVinci
AuthenticID integrates with Ping Identity’s DaVinci

AuthenticID announced a new integration with Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, leveraging PingOne DaVinci, a no-code identity orchestration service. The partnership will allow users of DaVinci to integrate AuthenticID’s...

ID Week Europe 2023: First 50 speaker drop!
ID Week Europe 2023: First 50 speaker drop!

Each year we gather a stellar line-up of identity thought leaders, many with decades of experience in the industry, to pave the future for faster and more seamless identity services. Our sessions, including panels, keynotes, roundtables and presentations, are designed...

Emirates signs landmark biometric data agreement
Emirates signs landmark biometric data agreement

In collaboration with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA), Emirates airline is now offering international travellers the opportunity to speed up their airport experience by consenting to the use of biometric data. The agreement...

India government assign Aadhaar digital ID to newborns
India government assign Aadhaar digital ID to newborns

Indian citizens will now be assigned a unique digital ID number from birth, in further expansion of the Aadhaar registry scheme. A birth certificate is one of the most primitive identity documents that an individual will obtain in their lives; there is indication that...