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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.

 

India set to stand up world’s largest government facial recognition database for police use

India’s central government approved the deployment of its Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) across the nation beginning early next year,…

 

Russia to expand use of biometrics to identify foreign citizens and immigrants seeking work

The Russian government said it intends to make increased use of biometric data when identifying foreign citizens, according to proposals…

 

Aadhaar’s architect discusses what went into world’s biggest biometric repository

“Open digital infrastructure has hugely helped societies access information, products, knowledge, and collaborate better with each other,” said Dr. Pramod…

 

TSA deploys new credential authentication tech for checkpoint screening

A Credential Authentication Technology (CAT) system first piloted at Boston Logan Airport during the past year is now being rolled…

 

Fashion and makeup designed to throw off biometric algorithms

Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP), Executive Director Albert Fox Cahn believes creative cosmetics and facial make-up can “throw off many…

 

Senator proposes new digital privacy agency with sweeping powers

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) recently issued an initial 41-page “discussion draft” of proposed legislation, the Data Protection Act of 2020,…

 

Illinois federal court dismisses two biometric privacy lawsuits on similar grounds

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging injury under the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA) this past week on…

 

UCLA says it will not use CCTV facial recognition on campus after students’ concerns

University of California, Los Angeles’s (UCLA) Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck told Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the…

 

DHS, ICE have been fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children longer than reported

Reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials only recently began fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children, or UACs, who are 14…

 

NYU launches alliance to promote discussions about biometrics and other Public Interest Technologies

New York University (NYU) has launched the Alliance for Public Interest Technology (PIT), which it describes as “a group dedicated…

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