While others have piloted the technology, the state of Louisiana became the first jurisdiction to launch a mobile driver license for statewide use. The digital version of the physical drivers license is now accepted for all law enforcement interactions across the state. Other use cases are said to be on the way.
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Former NIST-funded IDESG group to continue digital identity work as a part of Kantara Initiative
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a letter with the Illinois Supreme Court asking it to maintain the current right of citizens to sue companies based on the simple collection of their biometrics without consent. The court is considering whether such suits should require the plaintiff to show actual damages from the biometric capture.
Spoof Accept Rate (SAR) and Imposter Accept Rate (IAR) join FAR and FRR in biometric toolkit
More devices are incorporating biometric authentication to safeguard data and access, and the Android team is working to strengthen the use of biometrics in Android P release. Android P will include a new model to measure biometric security and use the model to limit the functions that can be conducted if weaker biometric methods are […]
25 Jun, 2018IDESG absorbed into Kantara Initiative
Former NIST-funded group’s efforts toward strong online digital identity to continue
After six years of grant funding by NIST ceased, the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) was left to find a new way to continue its efforts to build the foundation for secure online identity in the US. It has found a home inside the Kantara Initiative, and its work will continue as a part of that group’s efforts.
The case involves the use of biometric authentication technology that, among other things, helps the social media operator serve up personalized ads based on consumers’ moods. The practice allegedly ran afoul of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
A digital ID project will enable the English residents of the island near Normandy to access online government services as early as July. The program represents a change for Yoti, the technology provider, to prove it can do more than confirm the ages of nightclub guests.
Link to the person, not just their data; avoid honeypots of centralized identity data; and make protecting user privacy your default rather than something to work around. These are some of the key takeaways from this informative, on-demand webinar by digital identity provider, IDEMIA’s Mark DiFraia.