Eric Packel Writes about Challenges of Facial Mapping, Biometrics in Cybersecurity

Partner Eric Packel’s blog post for BakerHostetler’s “Data Privacy Monitor” was reprinted by on Nov. 16, 2017. The article, “Does Face ID Technology Raise Privacy Concerns?” discusses several security and privacy issues surrounding facial mapping technology as a method of user authentication.


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Podcast: AD-ttorneys@law: Marketing a Subscription-Based Service? Beware
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Privacy-Forward California AG Xavier Becerra Confirmed as Next HHS Secretary
By Alexandra Royal, Aleksandra Vold
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Private Right of Action May Again Poison Washington Privacy Act
By Andreas T. Kaltsounis
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International Data Protection Update – First Quarter 2021
By Andreas T. Kaltsounis, Melinda L. McLellan, Nichole L. Sterling
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This quarterly update highlights some of the international data protection issues that have caught our attention, and the attention of our clients, in the past three months. Europe, the Middle East and Africa Cookies and Tracking...
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Welcome to the Digital Transformation and Data Economy Newsletter – March 2021 Issue
By Jerel Pacis Agatep, Jeewon K. Serrato
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