Articles By Anthony Kimery

Anthony Kimery is the former Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Homeland Security Today. He managed the magazine, daily online news operations and wrote the award-winning "Kimery Report," which covered a broad spectrum of HS-related issues, from public health preparedness to intelligence collection. He has 30-plus years of broad institutional knowledge and expertise in homeland/national security matters and issues as an editor, analyst, and consultant. He also serves as Advisory Board Member of Mississippi College’s Center for Counterterrorism Studies.

The newly introduced Stop Biometric Surveillance by Law Enforcement Act would ban federal law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition…

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AI researchers say personality judgments can be made based on photographs

Scientists from two Moscow universities, the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), and the Open University for the…

 

New National Bank of Ukraine UAPassportReader mobile app scans document biometrics

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) announced it has released a mobile application for reading information from biometric government credentials…

 

Protecting privacy, preventing bias in facial recognition essential, RAND study says

How society can benefit from and use biometric facial recognition while still protecting privacy is one of the two central…

 

London Metropolitan Police now considering pausing facial recognition expansion

Following several months of growing concerns among privacy rights advocates and an independent report commissioned by London’s Metropolitan Police that…

 

CRS asks, who is ‘watching the watchers’ in analysis of proposed privacy protection bills

In recent months, members of Congress have introduced four consumer privacy bills and circulated discussion drafts of two additional proposals,…

 

DHS’s biometric advanced recognition technology system begins road to the cloud

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology System (HART), which is replacing DHS’s legacy Automated Biometric Identification…

 

Biometric access by unauthorized personnel found at DOD medical treatment facilities

Department of Defense (DoD) medical treatment facilities (MTFs) have deployed a variety of physical security controls, including biometric access. Still,…

 

DEA reopens 2010 rule on e-prescriptions for controlled substances to update biometric requirements

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published an interim final rule (IFR) in the Federal Register on March 31, 2010, which…

 

Idemia granted patents for document fraud detection and image enhancement

Two U.S. patents with potential identity and biometrics implications, one issued April 21 for a “Method For Determining A Point…

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