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?
The federal government and states should add more layers of authentication, including biometrics, to thwart fraudsters' efforts to obtain unemployment benefits, says Eva Velasquez, president and CEO at the Identity Theft Resource Center.
Ending six years of litigation, a federal judge has signed off on a $650 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Facebook for violating Illinois' groundbreaking privacy law that restricts collecting biometrics data. Here's why this case is so unusual.
Security professionals have been thrust to the forefront of return-to-work planning as the crisis continues to create a complex set of security and safety challenges. Preparing to return to the physical workplace means adapting to new requirements, implementing new procedures and leveraging technology to alleviate...
The U.S. government should take a number of steps to help minimize the risk that benefits provided by the next rounds of economic stimulus programs designed to provide relief from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic are not fraudulently obtained, security experts say.
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.
What's needed to make a shift from traditional IAM to CIAM? To start, an organization needs to look at fraud detection solutions and risk-based authentication technologies such as device intelligence and behavioral biometrics, says David Britton of Experian.
Fraud explodes in tough times, and do times come any tougher than they have with COVID-19? In this latest Cybersecurity Leadership panel, CEOs and CISOs describe their efforts to spot and stop emerging fraud schemes involving synthetic IDs, social engineering and greater insider risks.
As we approach 2021, the global pandemic brings a laser-focus to both risk and user experience. Digital transformation and demand for flexible, secure access drives our need for machine-scale, frictionless authentication and continuous authorization to prove digital identities match the humans behind them. Dr. Shook...
We are facing a time full of challenges for the global banking sector. The
financial institutions were already facing a growing problem of
online fraud before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now their problems have only worsened, since history tells us
that fraud tends to pick up during big recessions.
The increasing adoption of digital technologies has significantly transformed the banking industry from a traditional paper-based operating model to a completely online model. However, with the increasing impact of digital technologies, the banking industry is becoming more susceptible to cyber threats; therefore,...