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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...

Italy bans facial recognition until new law introduced

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...

CBP Commissioner hands in resignation

CBP Commissioner hands in resignation

Customs and Border Protection Commissioner (CBP), Chris Magnus has stepped down from the role. The new was announced by the White House on Saturday evening, which will take effect immediately. It has been reported that Chris Magnus was asked to resign or fired...

Mandatory facial biometrics for Northern Ireland entry

Mandatory facial biometrics for Northern Ireland entry

The Nationality and Borders Bill was introduced by the House of Commons in July 2021, taking a new strategic direction to deal with immigration in the UK.  The legislation after it was passed in April of this year emboldens the Home Office's plans for immigration, the...

IATA survey reveals passengers desire convenience above all else

IATA survey reveals passengers desire convenience above all else

The 2022 Global Passenger Survey, conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has confirmed that convenience is a top concern for the majority of passengers. The survey findings revealed that most customers were satisfied with their experience...

Yoti and Meta to announce UK facial age verification rollout

Yoti and Meta to announce UK facial age verification rollout

Today, Yoti and Instagram plan to announce a UK-wide facial age verification rollout. A statement from Meta read: "We’ve required people to provide their date of birth when they sign up for Instagram for several years - and last year we prompted people who hadn’t...