Biometric Update: Biometrics for online security, access control, pandemic impact top digital identity news of the week

Demand for biometric technology seems to be receiving a boost from the sudden need to conduct as much business as possible remotely, or at least at some physical distance. The industry is responding by adapting its technologies and extending free services to support outbreak mitigation measures. The World Economic Forum also showed up in a pair of the week’s most-read industry news items, for its work on decentralized biometrics for travel ID, and a warning of the increasingly urgent need to eliminate passwords.

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