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Facial referencing technology enhances safety at B.C. ski resort

Any surveillance system helps Whistler Blackcomb catch thieves and prevent slope accidents

Enhanced drivers’ licences create furore in Canada and U.S.

Privacy advocates on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border are sounding loud alarms about RFID-enabled enhanced drivers' licences (EDLs). In January, British Columbia became the first province to introduce EDLs for cross-border travel in conjunction with Washington State.

Opinion: RFID technology in health care – it’s not the end of privacy, it’s the beginning

Health-care providers around the world are undergoing a digital transformation, harnessing information communication technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and applying it in innovative ways to increase operational efficiencies, improve services and save lives.

New passport card with RFID a privacy risk, warns tech centre

The Centers for Democracy and Technology (CDT) have warned that a proposed new RFID-enabled passport card intended for use by Americans frequently travelling to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean poses serious security and privacy risks for users.

Stupid tags don’t make smart cards

Canadians and Americans will soon be breezing across the border between British Columbia and the state of Washington with pilot trials of RFID-enabled drivers' licences, as a replacement to passports or other travel documents. But the technology that will be used in the proposed trials does not allow data encryption.

US govt axes RFID for border security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now looking to alternative technologies for its border security system after RFID tags failed to work as expected in a 15-month test.

Retailers work to improve system data-handling skills

The key to keeping stores stocked with the items customers want is good information, and retailers are doing all they can to keep system data clean, accurate and accessible to their suppliers

Security to take centre stage at Cebit show

Security will be a major focus this week at the giant Cebit show in Hanover, Germany. This year, the annual IT trade show will hone in on the multiple layers of security threats facing enterprise networks. Now it's not just data networks that are under attack; VoIP and even paper documents are at risk.

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