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Onfido to Leverage ID Expertise in Fraud-focused Presentation

Onfido to Leverage ID Expertise in Fraud-focused Presentation

Identity verification specialist Onfido is preparing to share some expert insights with an upcoming webinar event. Entitled “5 identity fraud predictions for 2020”, the hour-long webinar is slated for Thursday, November 14th starting at 2:30pm GMT. The webinar follows the publication of Onfido’s 2019 Global Fraud Index, in which the company’s analysis concluded that an…

INTERPOL Calls for Biometric Data Sharing at Project Kalkan Summit

INTERPOL Calls for Biometric Data Sharing at Project Kalkan Summit

INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock advocated for biometric security measures at a recent Project Kalkan meeting in Tajikistan. Founded in 2004, Project Kalkan is a 15-country initiative that seeks to reduce the threat of terrorism in central Asia. The members of Project Kalkan share information about terrorist individuals and organizations, and coordinate their anti-terrorism operations…

IDEMIA and INTERPOL Provide Training on Document Security

IDEMIA and INTERPOL Provide Training on Document Security

IDEMIA and INTERPOL gave border officials a crash course in the latest document security tech at the first Security Document Examination Training session in Hanoi, Vietnam. The three-day event was organized by IDEMIA and INTERPOL’s Counterfeit Currency and Security Documents (CCSD) branch, and ran from October 9th to 11th. The training was set up to teach…

NEC Brings Biometric Solutions to INTERPOL World 2019

NEC Brings Biometric Solutions to INTERPOL World 2019

The NEC Corporation will be making an appearance at next week’s INTERPOL World 2019 conference in Singapore. The event runs from July 2nd to 4th at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre, where NEC will be showcasing an array of solutions designed for government and law enforcement. Those solutions include NEC’s multi-modal biometric immigration gate,…

Onfido Delivering Fraud-Detection Training Course to INTERPOL

Onfido Delivering Fraud-Detection Training Course to INTERPOL

“Among the more specific topics to be addressed in the INTERPOL workshop will be the mechanical and digital printing techniques used to produce – and spoof – official identity documents, new security mechanisms, and 2D vs. 3D document checks.” Onfido is getting a high-profile opportunity to showcase its identification expertise. The company has announced that…

Facial Recognition, AI, Robotics Showcased at INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation

Facial Recognition, AI, Robotics Showcased at INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation

“The event also saw live demos of technologies including facial recognition, which is increasingly used by police around the world as a surveillance tool. “ The world’s biggest police organization is now officially delving into artificial intelligence and robotics. The technologies were on display at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation last week, during a…

Interpol Nears Completion of Voice Identification System

Interpol Nears Completion of Voice Identification System

Interpol is currently in the final stages of the development of an international voice biometrics database to be shared with member police agencies. Called the Speaker Identification Integrated Project, it includes voice samples from 192 law enforcement agencies, and is designed to let Interpol members and affiliates use voice recognition technology to match suspects against…

INTERPOL Uses Facial Recognition to Catch Fugitive Murderer

INTERPOL Uses Facial Recognition to Catch Fugitive Murderer

“Remarkably, it all happened within 48 hours…” Authorities with INTERPOL have used facial recognition to catch an internationally wanted fugitive after a decade on the run. The criminal, Kristian Danev, was wanted for murder, Czech Authorities having issued a Red Notice through INTERPOL 10 years ago. Police in Argentina recently thought they had found him,…

INTERPOL Pushes for Sharing of Biometric Data at Inaugural Fingerprint and Face Symposium

INTERPOL Pushes for Sharing of Biometric Data at Inaugural Fingerprint and Face Symposium

“INTERPOL doesn’t just want law enforcement agencies to leverage biometric identification, it also wants them to share that information through its databases so that all INTERPOL members can benefit from valuable counter-terror intelligence.” INTERPOL has just concluded its inaugural Fingerprint and Face Symposium. The event was organized as part of Project First, INTERPOL’s recently-launched initiative…

NEC Helped Support INTERPOL Cybercrime Training

NEC Helped Support INTERPOL Cybercrime Training

“Announcing its participation in a statement, NEC says it provided “information for analysis” and “an analysis environment for the investigation,” and showed participants how its facial recognition technology could be used to analyze surveillance footage.” NEC Corporation played a supporting role in recent INTERPOL training, the company has announced. The international police body’s Digital Security…

News Roundup: The Biometric Smart Card Boom

News Roundup: The Biometric Smart Card Boom

Last week at FindBiometrics things were gearing up for Trustech 2016 where the biometric smart card is slated to make a big impression. Meanwhile we continued to countdown to this week’s Financial Biometrics Month webinar as mobile biometrics integrations, law enforcement, and connected identity rounded out the industry news. Here is a look back on last…

INTERPOL Names Safran its Facial Recognition Partner

INTERPOL Names Safran its Facial Recognition Partner

Safran Identity & Security has become INTERPOL’s exclusive facial recognition partner. They seem to be a good match. Safran has a strong background in providing biometric technologies to government clients, while INTERPOL has increasingly concerned itself with biometric identification in its global fight against crime. In a statement announcing the partnership, Safran Identity & Security Security Division…

INTERPOL Calls for Sharing of Terrorists’ Biometric Data

INTERPOL Calls for Sharing of Terrorists’ Biometric Data

INTERPOL is calling on governments around the world to share the biometric information of known terrorists in order to help improve global security. The call comes via INTERPOL’s General Assembly, which has convened for this week’s 85th ICPO-INTERPOL General Assembly Exhibition in Bali, Indonesia. In a statement, the global police agency said it currently possesses…

NEC Showcasing Biometric Solutions at INTERPOL Expo

NEC Showcasing Biometric Solutions at INTERPOL Expo

NEC Corporation has an opportunity to pitch its technologies to the world’s most high-profile international police body this week. The company is attending the 85th ICPO-INTERPOL General Assembly Exhibition, where it is also be an exhibitor. It’s placing a strong focus on digital security, highlighting its Digital Forensic Solution in the wake of major recent hack attacks. But the…

Manila Airport to Link Biometric Screening to Interpol Databases

Manila Airport to Link Biometric Screening to Interpol Databases

“The system will take photos of all passengers, whether arriving or departing, and will be checked against Interpol’s criminal databases to flag any fugitives.” The Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration is planning to install a biometric identification system at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport that will be linked to Interpol databases, reports The Daily Tribune. The…