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March 14, 2008  11:36 AM

Will one have one’s biometrics taken?

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Biometrics, identity, Security

Her Majesty the Queen is opening London Heathrow's new Terminal 5. I've written about the biometric security controls at the new terminal before, and am waiting to see whether the...

March 14, 2008  10:50 AM

The other big identity story – Microsoft acquires Credentica

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identity, privacy, technologies

With all the fuss about the National Identity Scheme and the publication of Sir James Crosby's report, much of the media missed last week's other big identity story. Microsoft has purchased Credentica, and this could be a significant step forward for 'privacy positive' identity systems.


March 10, 2008  7:17 PM

Analysing the State of Play for ID Cards

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Biometrics, consent, identity, identity cards, privacy

Now that the dust has settled on the publication of the IPS 2008 Delivery Plan and Sir James Crosby's report, what are the implications for the National Identity Scheme?
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March 6, 2008  7:43 AM

Last in line for the DNA database

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Biometrics, consent, identity, privacy, Surveillance, technologies

A little while ago, the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) renewed the debate about building a compulsory DNA database for all UK citizens. The Home Office has rejected this idea, and two individuals are challenging the existing of the UK DNA database at the European Court of Human...


February 27, 2008  11:01 AM

Turning security into a game of Trivial Pursuit

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identity, privacy, pseudonymity

Many online and telephone services rely on asking daft personal questions to authenticate users, particularly when a password has been lost or an account locked out. It's quite common to rely on a mother's maiden name, first pet's name or other significant personal data to prove the identity of the...


February 25, 2008  7:35 PM

Identity goes mainstream

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identity

The Economist is carrying an interview with Microsoft's Kim Cameron, their Identity Architect and the powerhouse behind Windows Cardspace. Kim is quite possibly the most influential identity expert in the...


February 19, 2008  8:00 AM

How many identities do I have?

tobystevens tobystevens Profile: tobystevens
identity, pseudonymity

I only have one identity. That’s me. I know who I am. You can’t steal it from me. But I use many personae, and the UK, like many ‘western’ nations, is built upon pseudonymity. For example, I have about a dozen pieces of plastic in my wallet. There is no direct link between the Toby that...


February 16, 2008  8:19 AM

Think twice before you start printing your own currency

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Finance, identity, Surveillance, technologies

Your colour laser printer or photocopier may be printing a hidden 'bar code' on every document. Continued »


February 4, 2008  10:14 AM

Garlik honoured as technology pioneers at Davos

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Finance, identity, privacy, technologies

Privacy protection pioneers Garlik have been recognised for their innovation at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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January 29, 2008  10:28 PM

Let me please introduce myself

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identity, privacy

Before we take a deep breath and plunge into the debate about privacy, I’d like to introduce myself and explain a little about my interest in this subject area. 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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