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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.

 

USSOCOM set to test, evaluate commercial next generation biometrics

The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) earlier this month issued a Request for Information (RFI) “to gain knowledge of potential…

 

Minnesota Drone Bill allows warrantless biometric use in specific circumstances

Under a new bill unanimously passed by the Minnesota joint House-Senate Subcommittee on Data Practices, no state or local law…

 

Department of Justice expands DNA collection to include detained immigrants

The US Department of Justice has proposed amending regulations requiring DNA to be collected from non-U.S. citizens detained at borders…

 

US Air Force developing human molecular biosignature sensors and more

Research into “human signatures” for the purpose of developing technologies that can “sense and exploit human bio-signatures at both the…

 

Harmful application of deepfakes ‘growing rapidly online,’ new report warns

As California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation banning distribution of deepfake videos and pictures of political candidates within 60 days…

 

Concern over deepfakes, social media attitudes grows ahead of US elections

As the 2020 US presidential election inches closer, new efforts are underway to fight what’s expected to be an increase…

 

IARPA seeks information on long-range biometric recognition and identification technologies

Information on private sector research efforts and datasets that may be “useful in planning a program focused on advancing the…

 

TSA to conduct 2nd evaluation of travel ID biometric verification technology

A short-term proof of concept evaluation of the automation of the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC)…

 

State Department seeks info on biometric solution for ID vetting overseas

A “Multimodal Biometric Solution” to perform multimodal biometric collection and identification using fingerprints, iris, and facial recognition in support of…

 

DOD intends to connect biometric ID system to IMESA by year’s end

The US Department of Defense (DOD) told the Government Accountability Office (GAO) it intends to have its Identity Matching Engine…

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