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.

 

DARPA seeks continued funding for biometric, analytic tech for warfighters

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) outlined a few programs utilizing biometrics and data analytics in the Department of…

 

New York, DHS testing voting systems cybersecurity

The New York State Board of Elections—in concert with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Division…

 

CBP plans to expand biometric entry/exit program to include vehicles

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has proposed to revise its congressionally mandated biometric-based entry and exit system to include the…

 

Audits of DHS, other agencies found access control problems, but didn’t address biometrics

The role of biometrics in a variety of critical US government agencies’ computer access controls which were found deficient during…

 

DHS OIG auditing CBP’s biometric air exit system and overstay data reliability

Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) efforts to develop and implement a biometric exit capability is being investigated by the Department…

 

Biometric ‘doomsday scenarios’ identified by cyber IoT expert

A leading Israeli cybersecurity expert warns there are three worse case scenarios he envisions with the expansion of biometrics, especially…

 

Questions regarding use of biometrics in AI raised during federally sponsored forum

Concerns about privacy, including ways in which biometrics used in artificial intelligence (AI) could be used by law-enforcement agencies to…

 

New White House ID security directive for federal agencies comes as audits find access controls lacking

All US federal agencies must be able to identify, credential, monitor, and manage user access to information and information systems…

 

Congress, states don’t seem inclined to incorporate biometrics in new voting technologies

While other nations are rapidly incorporating biometrics into their voting technologies, the US Congress and states – and local jurisdictions…

 

Insiders compromised FDIC data; GAO audit finds FDIC working to improve IT security

There have been a number of serious insider breaches at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), including a former “employee”…

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