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WTTC Chief Calls On IATA To Support Biometric Technology Rollout (Breaking Travel News, Jun 06, 2019)
Speaking at the IATA annual general meeting, Gloria Guevara, chief executive of the World Travel & Tourism Council, has urged aviation industry leaders to support the IATA One ID initiative.

Huawei Acquires Facial Recognition Tech and Brains From Russia (Tunf, Jun 06, 2019)
Chinese telecom major Huawei has purchased the rights to facial recognition technology developed by Moscow-based security technology firm

Beyond Biometrics: The Future of Authentication (SecurityWeek.com, Jun 06, 2019)
unbreakable or “unhackable” code for authentication; rather, it’s to layer security to create a much stronger identity assurance posture.

Watchdog: FBI Has Access To 640M Photos For Facial Recognition Searches (The Hill, Jun 04, 2019)
A representative with the government's top watchdog on Tuesday revealed that the FBI has access to a database of roughly 640 million photos that can be used for facial recognition searches.

The Race to Save Encryption (Wall Street Journal, Jun 06, 2019)
Quantum computers will be able to break current encryption within a decade. That has security experts scrambling to come up with new ways to protect data before it is too late

Privacy Activists Launch Campaign Against Airlines Using Facial Recognition Technology (The Hill, Jun 05, 2019)
within the next four years. The department has been implementing its “biometric exit” program, which photographs some visitors when they are

How to Get the Most Benefits from Biometrics (Dark Reading, Jun 06, 2019)
acceptance rate, which makes it difficult to mimic a biometric template — that is, an image of a fingerprint or a face, or a subset of a

Privacy and Data Security Alert | June 2019 (JD Supra, Jun 06, 2019)
identification numbers, passport identification numbers, usernames and passwords, biometric data (such as DNA profiles or fingerprints), and

Activists Launch Tool To Help Travelers Avoid Airlines That Use Facial Recognition Technology (The Guardian, Jun 06, 2019)
LAX and users are able to opt out of facial recognition. Delta said its biometrics program is limited to Atlanta international airport and

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NEXT Biometrics And ABCorp Collaborate on Biometric Smart Cards (NEXT Biometrics, Jun 06, 2019)
NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, announces that it will collaborate with ABCorp on the development and commercialization of biometric smart cards.


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