Rethinking the ID registry

Rethinking the ID registry

Mass registration projects have an enormous appeal to politicians. In a perceived crisis, anything from gun crime to terrorism, it...

April 10th, 2007 Richard Bray

Police thwart fraud scheme based on TJX stolen data

Police thwart fraud scheme based on TJX stolen data

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLELaw enforcement officials in Florida have arrested six individuals suspected of carrying out a fraud scheme built...

March 21st, 2007 Matt Hines

Data-chipped driver

Data-chipped driver

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday downplayed privacy concerns raised by the...

March 15th, 2007 Grant Gross

Four people arrested in data theft scheme

Four people arrested in data theft scheme

Supermarket Stop & Shop said that Rhode Island police arrested four men last month in connection with the recent theft...

March 15th, 2007 Network World staff

Plans to detail RFID security thwarted at cybercrime conference

Plans to detail RFID security thwarted at cybercrime conference

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe Black Hat federal event in Washington, D.C. last week naturally showcased such speakers as a U.S....

March 7th, 2007 Cara Garretson

Portugal picks national ID card supplier

Portugal picks national ID card supplier

Portugal has selected a vendor to produce a credit card-sized national ID card that can store biometric information such as...

February 18th, 2007 Jeremy Kirk

Portugal selects supplier for national ID card project

Portugal selects supplier for national ID card project

Portugal has picked a vendor to produce a credit-card sized national ID card that can store biometric information such as...

February 15th, 2007 Jeremy Kirk

CIBC loses data file on 470,000 customers

CIBC loses data file on 470,000 customers

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has said its mutual fund subsidiary - Talvest Mutual Funds...

January 18th, 2007 Joaquim P. Menezes

UK government changes plan on ID card database

UK government changes plan on ID card database

The U.K. government has made changes on its controversial plans for a single ID card database. Instead of one huge,...

January 1st, 2007 Chris Mellor