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Customer-owned Bank Australia, has deployed a biometrics solution for authentication and fraud detection to improve the customer experience. Following a pilot rollout in December of 2020, Bank Australia is now offering biometric protection to all customers. With this voice technology deployment, Bank Australia aims to provide the latest standard of

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Biometrics will authenticate over US$3 trillion of payment transactions in 2025, from just US$404 billion in 2020. Evidence for the huge search is found in a new report from Juniper Research. The report reveals that biometrics, including fingerprint, iris, voice and facial recognition are becoming critical to offering compelling app

The Australian Department of Home Affairs’ has gone live with its new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services (EBIS) system based on the Unisys Stealth(identity)™. The system also uses IDEMIA’s facial and fingerprint recognition algorithms and is used for visa and border processing. EBIS will be used by the department to match

The Digital Transformation Agency will integrate myGovID, the government’s digital identity tool which uses biometric authentication, with six myGov services through a series of pilot programs in the next 12 months. It is a significant step in the DTA’s digital identity program, which has so far had only limited testing

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NEC Australia is suing the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), seeking costs and expenses regarding a cancelled Biometric Identification Services (BIS) project. The vendor is arguing the system, which was supposed to replace Australia’s existing fingerprint identification system and add facial recognition capabilities, was “substantially built and ready to undergo

Malaysia Airports is one year into a five year digital transformation aimed at matching the world’s best airport experiences. Fundamental to the strategy is data and analytics, according to the group’s CIO, Yiang Ming Lee. “There’s a lot of gut feel that comes from running an airport. There’s a lot

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The biggest shift in mobile payment security will be the move towards software-based methods, which rely on standard smartphone components. That’s a key finding of a new study from Juniper Research which forecasts that users of these methods will increase from an estimated 429 million in 2018 to over 1.5 billion

Mobile biometrics will authenticate $2 trillion worth of in-store and remote mobile payment transactions annually by 2023. This is 17 times the $124 billion expected in 2018, as initiatives furthering secure remote payment transactions and more open biometric platforms proliferate. The figures are contained in a new report from Juniper

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People now prioritise security over convenience when logging into applications and devices, according to an IBM Security study examining consumer perspectives around digital identity and authentication. Generational differences also emerged showing that younger adults are putting less care into traditional password hygiene, yet are more likely to use biometrics, multifactor

The law enforcement sector will lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology, according to research by Unisys.  But privacy concerns around the security of biometric data stored in the cloud need to be addressed as adoption becomes more mainstream. The survey of biometrics professionals was conducted by the company at the