The prestigious industry recognition takes place in June at the 2019 SIA GovSummit in Washington, D.C. The Women in Biometrics Awards, now in its fifth year, is accepting nominations for the 2019 program through June 1.
The facial recognition technology from IDEMIA beat out a large group of other vendors’ technology in a recent NIST trial— and the win comes as biometrics take more of a role in all facets of authentication.
Long considered the world leader in digital ID and the tasks it enables, Estonia has taken online secure voting to a new level. In a humorous look at what that means, Estonia residents test out voting from a sauna.
One of the most expensive and cumbersome parts of a secure ID implementation is the proofing of employees prior to credential issuance. For government credentials issued by federal agencies and contractors, the identity proofing process can now be managed remotely rather than via in-person interviews.
Illinois’ now famous and strict law regarding collection, storage and use of biometric authentication data is still creating controversy. Two recent lawsuits brought under that law, called BIPA, have had differing results and are leading to some confusion.
The HID-designed digital travel documents were first issued in Tanzania about a year ago and include an e-passport plus and emergency version for smartphones.
03 Apr, 2019AADHAR digital ID notches a win in India
The controversial biometric ID program has been approved by authorities in India for voluntary use by people seeking to open bank or mobile phone accounts. The move stands as the latest example of biometrics helping to authenticate payments and commerce.