Military Applications

News and information about the military application of biometrics. This includes identification systems for use in the field, access control applications, as well as large database deployments.

 

Crossmatch receives ESGR Above and Beyond Award from U.S. Department of Defense

Crossmatch has received the U.S. Department of Defense Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves (ESGR) Above and Beyond Award,…

 

Defense contractor settles cost-padding civil suit for half-million dollars

Integral Consulting Services (ICS) has agreed to pay over $500,000 in damages to the United States over allegations that it…

 

U.S. SOCOM seeking long-distance facial recognition among next-generation technologies

U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is soliciting ideas from industry, academic, and government researchers for innovative intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance…

 

Federal News Radio explores U.S. Department of Defense 30-year roadmap for biometrics

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has a 30-year roadmap for biometric technology and its potential uses, and it includes…

 

DISA working on gait recognition for multi-factor mobile authentication platform

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is working to enable seven different types of biometric authentication with mobile devices for…

 

Qualcomm awarded DoD contract for IT system access protection pilot

The Department of Defense has awarded Qualcomm’s Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS) division a contract to establish a pilot program for…

 

New biometric system boosts Marines data sharing capabilities

A new biometric system deployed by the Marine Corps System Command has led to a 154 percent increase in biometric…

 

Defense IT industry recommends Navy ships use behavioral biometrics technology

Defense industry IT companies have recommended that the Navy use cybersecurity solutions such as behavioral biometrics technology to detect and…

 

GAO urges DoD to address discrepancies in biometric, forensic systems regulation efforts

The Government Accountability Office (GOA) has called on the Department of Defense (DoD) to address discrepancies in their efforts to…

 

DISA developing prototype to verify mobile user identity based on life patterns

The U.S. defense department is developing a prototype within the next year that aims to authenticate the identity of mobile…

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