The ICO has imposed a penalty of 7.5 million pounds on Clearview AI Inc. for using scraped U.K. citizen facial images for its facial recognition database. The agency has directed the firm to delete images of all U.K. citizens and to stop scraping data from the open internet.
User authentication is a key step to blocking the pathway to fraud losses and reputational damage - but many existing solutions are failing.
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Jeremy Grant, coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, joins three ISMG editors to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how the Biden administration’s executive order will advance the identity cause, and whether we are any closer to finally abandoning the password.
Social engineering scams are on the rise worldwide. In the last year, the number of social engineering scams have increased 57%, and impostor scams were the number one type of fraud reported by consumers, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
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The conversation around biometrics can be a complex one, taking in face verification, fingerprint and iris scans, voice recognition, and various other alternatives. For people new to the space, it’s been a tricky field to navigate - until now.
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As the last U.S. military flight lifted off Tuesday evening from the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, what's been left behind reportedly includes a vast trove of biometric data that could be used to identify - including for interrogation or execution - individuals who assisted the occupying NATO forces.
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We've all heard gruesome stories of people hiding a corpse so they can continue to claim a friend or relative's pension. Unfortunately, deepfakes and other technology make it much easier for fraudsters to...
Security specialists are offering preliminary feedback on Microsoft's sneak peek at the new security measures to be included in the Windows 11 operating system, which is slated for release in December.
The European Union has officially proposed a strict new regulation on artificial intelligence that would ban the use of biometrics for surveillance, citing privacy concerns. The regulation would prohibit the use of facial recognition and other biometrics in public places.
How are governments using secure digital identity verification to improve the lives of citizens globally? Find out how the UK Home Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Singapore Government, Australian Government, UK National Health Service (NHS) and Estonian Smart-ID are using online biometric authentication...
No script, no filter: Just Microsoft’s Edna Conway and Cisco’s Wendy Nather gathering with privacy leader Michelle Dennedy to discuss the impact of the SolarWinds supply chain attack and to play Buzzword Mystery Date with SASE, CIAM and "passwordless" authentication - are these trends dreamboats or duds?
As Europe continues to debate the extent to which artificial intelligence should be allowed in public and other spaces, a draft EU regulation - leaked to a news site - shows some European lawmakers moving to restrict the use of facial recognition technology for surveillance.
For a long time now, financial industries have been known for embracing innovation to meet the ever changing consumer needs. As we move through accelerating digitization, data remains at the crux for personalized content, offers, and product recommendations. On top of this, a good digital experience which is...
Investigators probing the violent storming of the U.S. Capitol by a mob on Wednesday have been seeking images and help in identifying suspects. The FBI, which is leading the investigation, has a range of investigative tools and technologies to help, including facial recognition software.