Law Enforcement

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Australian Government plays down mass biometric surveillance concerns 17 August 2018

Australian Home Affairs seek to ease concerns about the proposed intorduction of biometric and facial recognition technologies.


Amazon defends Rekognition as a force for good 17 August 2018

Amazon has attempted to counter the recent backlash against its facial identification software Rekognition, by publishing several positive-use case studies.


UN Counter-Terrorism Agencies and Biometrics Institute announce collaborative workshops 17 August 2018

Step forward for the Biometrics Institute in their collaboration with UN Counter-Terrorism


SuperCom CEO to buy 1m company shares 16 August 2018

SuperCom, a provider of ID and cybersecurity solutions, has announced that its CEO, Arie Trabelsi, has initiated a program to purchase up to 1 million of the company's ordinary shares on the open market.


Isreali startup creates software to block facial recognition 15 August 2018

Israeli firm D-ID (de-identification) has built software that subtly alters stored pictures to escape detection by facial-recognition algorithms.

Features

Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


Guest Post: Biometrics at the borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute. 


Infographic: The death of the one-time password?

Widespread adoption of the smartphone coupled with an advancement in consumer biometric technology could finally bring the password era to a close.


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