Missing master files in dodgy EOH tender baffle Parliament
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs is critical of the delay in concluding an investigation into the missing master files in a R400 million contract involving EOH.
Demand for tech to decrypt SA drivers’ licences increases
There has been an increase in security measures throughout SA due to lockdown, and as such, the authorities and commerce need to confirm the identity of people.
Vodacom’s TOBi chatbot allows subscribers to self-RICA
The telco says this is a convenient way to self-RICA, while observing COVID-19 lockdown social distancing requirements.
Blockchain, AI, biometrics to disrupt travel industry in 2020
The joint force between new technologies and travel is significantly impacting how people travel, increasing the number of global tourists.
Banks launch facial biometrics for retail payments in Nigeria and mobile services in South Africa
Nigeria’s Access Bank says its technology will provide fast, convenient payments without using a card, while Standard Bank's offering will provide secure digital banking, says Andrew van der Hoven, head of digital banking at Standard Bank.
Facial recognition helps protect digital identities
Pairing facial recognition with social or behavioural information makes it more difficult to comprise an identity, says Trueface.
Home affairs eyes speedy rollout of biometric ID system
The ministry pins its hopes on an automated biometric identification system, as it looks to fight identity theft and ID duplication.
Fujitsu consigns passwords to history with new PalmSecure biometric offering
Fujitsu introduces an extended range of PalmSecure-based biometric security solutions that makes biometric ID easy to use across a variety of day-to-day applications.
Post office taps local player for beneficiaries' biometrics
SAPO appoints an authentication provider to boost verification systems for welfare beneficiaries, amid fears SASSA's coffers will run dry.