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Biometrics Commissioner calls for debate in wake of Home Office strategy report

The long-awaited Home Office Biometrics Strategy “is to be welcomed” as the basis for a more informed public debate on the future use of biometrics by the Home Office and its partners, suggests Biometrics Commissioner Paul Wiles, but he feels that “the strategy...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019
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Biometric data “playing key role in fight against crime and terrorism” finds Interpol Symposium

Responding to the threats posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), Interpol is working to increase the use of its biometrics databases and capabilities to better track their movements globally. Launched earlier this year, Project First is among Interpol’s initiatives designed...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Biometrics at the Borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for Government, it’s fair to state that Best Practice and guiding principles for their effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s various and many...
Posted On 18 May 2017
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EU General Data Protection Regulation finally adopted in wake of four-year negotiation period

After four years of drafting and negotiations, the long-awaited EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted at the EU level on Thursday 14 April. Following the EU Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs’ vote and the EU Parliament sitting...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016