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Google introduces new biometric authentication API for Android 21 June 2018

Google has announced developers can start using the BiometricPrompt API to integrate biometric authentication into their apps.


Plurilock partners with Carahsoft 21 June 2018

Plurilock Security Solutions and Carahsoft Technology have announced a partnership making Plurilock's identity assurance solution available to the public sector.


EU to update fingerprint database for asylum seekers 20 June 2018

The European Union (EU) has agreed to include more data on asylum seekers and irregular migrants in its database.


EAB announces appointment of CEO 20 June 2018

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) today announced the appointment of Michiel van der Veen as Chief Executive Officer. EAB’s Chairman Alexander Nouak said, 

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Government grant bolsters Argus TrueID 15 June 2018

Biometric identity solutions firm  Argus TrueID this week hosted Australian Federal Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash.


EIC Group launches biometric-based prepaid card 14 June 2018

S-based EIC Group, in association with MiNiT Financial Services, has launched a new general purpose reloadable prepaid card, Elite Influential, with EMV chip and biometric authentication capabilities.


NEC faces audit in Australian project 14 June 2018

An investigation has been launched into a suspended biometrics project that NEC Australia was undertaking for the Australian Crime Intelligence Commission.


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Features

World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.


Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.


Can biometrics help with Europe’s migrant problem?

The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.


Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 


British MPs ‘alarmed’ at police using biometric data

A British parliamentary committee tasked with looking into the implications of biometric technology has recommended that the government strengthen regulations on testing and privacy. 


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