Elon Musk Wants to Authenticate All Twitter Users

Behind the ‘will-he-won’t-he’ and the ‘can-he-can’t-he’ stories of Elon Musk’s attempts to acquire Twitter lurks another equally interesting tussle about identity, and how we assert and verify it when we are not physically present.

Authentication - June 9, 2022 midnight

The Strange Case of the IRS and Facial Recognition

In what looks like a fairly hasty policy revision, the US Inland Revenue Service has modified its position that online tax filers would be required to submit a selfie to a third-party identity verification company in order to access their accounts.

Government - March 3, 2022 midnight

Biometric Authentication for Dummies

London based cyber-security business, iProov, has published a guide providing an overview of how organisations across all industries can use biometric authentication to maximise their potential return on investment.

Authentication - December 7, 2021 midnight

VDS – More Than Just a Low-Cost Alternative to Document Microchips

The new visible digital seals (VDS), originally adopted by countries for travel document verification, are now gaining wider international acceptance as affordable and efficient solutions to the global challenge of providing travellers with an internationally verifiable proof of health.

Authentication - December 7, 2021 midnight

Fingerprint Technology in the Age of COVID

As with any change in the market environment, there will be sectors that will decline but also areas of opportunity. The seismic changes resulting from the COVID pandemic have resulted in both immediate and long-term changes across most if not all market sectors.

Free - October 25, 2021 midnight

ISO Standards for Secure Document Authentication

Like them or loathe them, mutually recognised standards are the cornerstone of international trade. The recent release of a new ISO standard for product and document authentication (ISO 22383:2020) adds to a library of ISO standards that are reviewed in this edition of ID & Secure Document News™ and June’s edition of its sister publication, Authentication News®.

Free - September 1, 2021 midnight