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California State Senator Introduces a BIPA-like Law to Protect Biometric Information

Senate Bill 1189 was introduced in February by State Senator Bob Wieckowski, aiming to add protections for biometric information in his state on top of other statutory provisions, such as the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). The bill would significantly expand privacy and security protection for biometric information in California and likely influence additional legislative […]

Practical Guidance for Minimizing FTC Liability Exposure When Using Facial Biometrics

Employers who continue to operate under the assumption that there is no need to maintain any type of biometric privacy compliance program when using facial recognition software are extremely vulnerable to liability exposure by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Companies should take the steps now, even if they are not governed by any biometric privacy […]

Beware of Hidden Pitfalls: Biometric Privacy Guidance for California Employers

California employers who operate under the assumption that there are no applicable legal requirements that must be satisfied when using biometrics in their day-to-day operations are mistaken and California Labor Code § 1051 demonstrates otherwise. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and its soon-to-be successor, the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA), […]

7th Circuit: Is Each Transmission of Biometric Data a BIPA Violation?

The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has certified a question to the Illinois Supreme Court that asks: “Do section 15(b) and 15(d) claims to accrue each time a private entity scans a person’s biometric identifier and each time a private entity transmits such a scan to a third party, respectively, or only upon the […]

VeriKlick Unveils Multi-Factor Authentication Platform for Trustworthy Virtual Interviews

VeriKlick has unveiled a solution to respond to the safety concerns that come with hiring or interviewing candidates via video interview platforms. The business has launched a multi-factor authentication video interview platform that ascertains the identity of every candidate throughout the video interview and hiring process. The solution is said to reduce the overall time […]

Every HR Pro Should Know This About Identity Management

Identity management involves specific terminology and issues that HR pros should become familiar with, such as government-issued identity, which soon will be easier with a digital identity certificate to authenticate and sign documents. Companies often rely on a slew of tools to assist in authentication, like passwords, physical passcards, authenticator apps, and a USB-crytopgraphic key. […]

Seventh Circuit Sends BIPA Claim Accrual Question to Illinois Supreme Court

A decision was issued in Cothron v. White Castle Sys. by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on whether claims asserted under Sections 15(b) and 15(d) of the Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA) accrue only once upon the initial collection of disclosure of biometric information, or each time a private entity […]

Velocity Unleashing the Internet of Careers

In today’s world, more and more individuals divide their time working for two or more employers, taking on gig assignments, and moving between jobs more frequently than before. This makes it more difficult for an employer to get a holistic picture of a person that is needed to drive personalized solutions and drive value through […]

The Importance of Primary Source Verification on Provider Credentials

The credentialing and re-credentialing process in the healthcare industry temporarily changed due to COVID-19, but those steps are returning to the former protocol and it’s important for organizations to re-familiarize themselves. Credentials Verification Organizations (CVOs) can provide verification of credentials, eliminating a lengthy process for healthcare employers, but technology, the power of digital data collection, […]

Increase Hiring and Onboarding Velocity with the Latest Background Screening Technology

Cutting corners when it comes to the hiring process can only lead to more trouble down the road. Hiring a candidate involves several steps, including collecting candidate information to run a background check. It is more important now than ever to verify candidate data upfront in the hiring process. This includes identity verification, which helps […]


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