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 […]
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Former NIST-funded IDESG group to continue digital identity work as a part of Kantara Initiative
Spoof Accept Rate (SAR) and Imposter Accept Rate (IAR) join FAR and FRR in biometric toolkit
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.
A pilot in Austin, TX, seeks to consolidate and safely store the identity documents, medical records and other forms that prove the identity of people who live on the street. The pilot, backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies, could make it easier for homeless people to find jobs and receive medical care.
In honor of World Password Day 2018, a new survey demonstrates that consumers need significantly more education when it comes to the most important issues involved with keeping data secure.