Law Enforcement

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Latest Headlines

New South Wales Police Force and IDEMIA extend partnership 01 April 2020

IDEMIA, a global leader in Augmented Identity has renewed its partnership with the New South Wales Police Force, the largest police force in Australia


EFF claims success in tattoo recognition initiative 20 March 2020

After an EFF campaign started last year, roughly a third of institutions that it said requested tattoo recognition data deleted it or reported that they had never received or used it.


Illionois considers fingerprinting gun owners 20 February 2020

Illinois State Police director  Brendan Kelly said this week that lawmakers should mandate the fingerprinting of Firearm Owner Identification Card applicants.


MSPs warns Scottish police against face recognition use 18 February 2020

An MSP Sub-Committee in Scotland has said it believes that there would be no justifiable basis for Police Scotland to invest in face recognition technology.


Rights coalitions call for Chicago to ban face recognition 07 February 2020

A coalition of 75 rights groups known as Press Pause Chicago has said a moratorium on facial recognition technology is needed to prevent racial bias and privacy violations.

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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