Biometrics

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First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

KP govt formally gives application to ECP for local body elections

Sources claim application requests the ECP to conduct local body elections in KP as soon as possibleISLAMABAD: (Dunya News) – Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) government has formally requested the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to conduct local body elections ... [Published Dunya News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Your Company's Biometric Data Is In... Now What? How Corporate Wellness Programs Pay for Themselves | Jeff Hyman

What if I told you that you could invest one dollar in your business that would generate three dollars in return. Is that an investment you would make?That's how much you can save by investing in corporate wellness. Programs that reduce health care costs, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - Kenya to remove ghost workers from payroll in November

Kenya to remove ghost workers from payroll in NovemberContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.NAIROBI, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government said on Friday that it will remove all ghost workers from its payroll in November.Ministry of Devolution and Planning ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Jobcentres Will Now Use a Biometric Sign-On System Before Handing Over Benefits

There's been almost a decade-long jobs crisis in the UK, a very demoralising state of affairs for those who'd rather be working than signing on each week in order to claim much-needed benefits. It's a problem exacerbated by seriously-lacking resources ... [Published Gizmodo UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 4 reports

Job centres to revamp digital offering

Friday, October 24, 2014According to a recent article on the BBC website, The Department for Work and Pensions are investing in electronic pads that recognise job seekers’ signatures using biometric software will be installed at centres around the UK, ... [Published Sourcingfocus.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Mastercard unveils pioneering biometric bank card using thumbprint technology as identification

Mastercard has unveiled its pioneering biometric bank card enabling consumers to carry out transactions in shops across the UK using their thumbprint as identification.Following on from the reasonably well received contactless payment system, through ... [Published Money Expert - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

2 million more voters eligible for 2016 polls

12:27 amby Robertzon F. Ramirez ReporterThe number of voters eligible to vote in the 2016 presidential elections has increased as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) intensified its biometrics registration.The number of voters with no biometrics has ... [Published Manila Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Windows 10 provides new ways to protect against Internet data breaches

Windows 10 is set to safe-guard users against data breaches by implementing multiple factor authentication for PC logins. According to Microsoft, the new OS will optionally treat a device as on authentication factor when signing in to a local or internet ... [Published KitGuru.net - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Biometric locking system offers greater protection

For the protection of valuable data in compliance with PCI, SOX, SSAE 16 and HIPAA in support of EN 50600, BioLock, with integral fingerprint reader, increases the level of security offered. With unique personal identification and traceability, biometric ... [Published Electronic Specifier - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Zwipe and MasterCard launch biometric contactless payment card

Given the number of high-profile data breaches in the retail sector over the past year, there has been a push within the industry to move away from the traditional swipe and sign method of payment at point-of-sale (PoS) terminals. The retail industry, ... [Published Security Dealer - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 4 reports

Collection: Biometrics Commissioner's policy documents

This collection contains the policy, guidance and other documents that inform the Biometrics Commissioner’s approach to:applications for consent to retain biometric material under section 63G of PACE National Security Determinations (NSDs) ... [Published Government UK - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Biometrics Market in Europe 2014-2018: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec, NEC and Safran

The data derived are then used for security and authentication purposes, as it is difficult to forge biometric data. Biometrics is mainly used for law enforcement, banking authentication, and providing physical access. It helps provide an extra layer ... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]

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...com registry of Internet addresses. "This architecture has scaled very well from the earliest days of the Internet to the nearly uncountable numbers we have now."
"Most people get a handgun for family protection, and a lot of times they do more harm than good," Weiche said. "This is a secure way of storing it with easy access in case of an emergency."
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Census deadline moved to Friday [Published The Star (Kenya) - 7 hours ago]
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Live like a major and other travel deals [Published Irish Times - 9 hours ago]
Present Sir: Modi deadline for babus' biometric... [Published Hindustan Times - 11 hours ago]
Forget your UAE bank PIN: System recognises you... [Published Emirates247 - 12 hours ago]
Beyond Beauty: Renee Zellweger and the Emoticon... [Published New Matilda - 12 hours ago]
Viewpoints [September/October 2014] E-Prescribi... [Published Computer Talk - 13 hours ago]
Your Company's Biometric Data Is In... Now What... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
Permanent Aadhar Centres to Give Easy Access to... [Published New Indian Express - 15 hours ago]
TAG Smart Energy Panel Discusses DC Microgrid T... [Published East Atlanta Patch - 16 hours ago]
Gemalto Rides The Mobile Commerce Wave [Published FindBiometrics - 16 hours ago]
INTERPOL Embraces P3s in Pursuit of Security Te... [Published FindBiometrics - 16 hours ago]
Summit County employees enter second year in Pr... [Published Park Record - 17 hours ago]
XINHUA - Kenya to remove ghost workers from pay... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 17 hours ago]
Apple Pay Review: Hits, Misses And Ruinous Impu... [Published Austin American Statesman - 18 hours ago]
Apple Pay Review: Hits, Misses And Ruinous Impu... [Published International Business Times - 18 hours ago]
Exclusive: Intel shares details on its new Prov... [Published Portland Business Journal - 18 hours ago]
Half the world will have National Electronic Id... [Published Security Document World - 18 hours ago]
Pentagon official upbeat on streamlining U.S. m... [Published CNBC - 18 hours ago]
Four Alternatives To Apple Pay [Published Business 2 Community - 18 hours ago]
Szykman's new job, plus facial recognition and ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 19 hours ago]
Over 16,000 civil servants now risk losing jobs [Published Daily Nation - 19 hours ago]
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South Sudan: South Sudan Crisis Situation Repor... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: South Sudan HIGHLIGHTS As of October, aid organizations had reached 3.5 million of the 3.8 million Heavy rains in the past two weeks have caused flooding in the displacement ...
MTS invests in myNEXUS [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 24 2014]
MTS Health Investors has acquired a majority stake in myNEXUS . No financial terms were disclosed. Harpeth Capital advised myNEXUS on the financing. Based in Brentwood, Tenn., myNEXUS is a care management service. PRESS RELEASE New York and Brentwood, ...
New Blog Details The Unfortunate Experience Of ... [Published Techdirt - Oct 23 2014]
You don't have to be affiliated with any known terrorist group to be added to the government's terrorist watchlist. The Intercept's publication of the numbers behind the massive amount of people the government's keeping an eye on made that perfectly ...
[tt] NS 2991: Wearable tech lets boss track you... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 23 2014]
NS 2991: Wearable tech lets boss track your work, rest and play http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429913.000-wearable-tech-lets-boss-track-your-work-rest-and-play.html * 20 October 2014 by Aviva Rutkin[Leader: "Be wary of evidence saying tracked ...
[tt] NS 2991: E-citizens unite: Estonia opens i... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 23 2014]
NS 2991: E-citizens unite: Estonia opens its digital borders http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429913.200-ecitizens-unite-estonia-opens-its-digital-borders.html * 17 October 2014 by Hal Hodson[Leader: "Estonia's e-citizen test is a test for us ...
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Soccer fans upset by biometric 'intrusion' [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Oct 13 2014]
Vein scanning - the handy way to pay [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 12 2014]
Paying with your veins - a 'handy' way to shop [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 10 2014]
Paying with your veins - a 'handy' way to shop [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jun 10 2014]
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FPC confirms cooperation with Zwipe concerning ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 17 2014]
Global Acceptance for Latest Mobile Payment Tec... [Published Financial Services - Oct 17 2014]
National Cybersecurity Month: Experts and Analy... [Published Financial Services - Oct 16 2014]
SuperCom to Implement Biometric Visa, e-Passpor... [Published Financial Services - Oct 13 2014]
Latest Cyber Breaches Force Companies to Reeval... [Published Financial Services - Oct 07 2014]
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