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.
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.
Legacy fraud prevention controls that rely on device, IP and...
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.
Drawing on years of industry experience and expertise, Biometric...
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.
At least 10 U.S. government agencies are planning to increase the use of facial recognition technologies by 2023, according to a GAO report. The growing utilization comes as facial recognition technology raises privacy concerns.
Healthcare organizations are an ongoing criminal
target due to the rich data they keep.
With the extensive, rapid shift of medical services to
the digital world and vast sets of health data gathered
amid the pandemic, criminals will likely seize this
opportunity to infiltrate networks and hack...
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.
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?
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...
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.