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Data-shielding and recordkeeping needed for US military biometric devices — report

An inspector general report evaluating U.S. Defense Department control of biometric data found room for improvement. Defense officials agreed to…

 

Tech5 to help Leidos upgrade US Defense Department’s biometrics search system

Tech5 has announced a strategic contract with Leidos to provide support for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Biometric-Enabled Capability Increment…

 

Australia DoD issues biometric device tender

Australia’s Department of Defence (DoD) is seeking a mobile biometric capture device to capture finger, facial and other biometric data….

 

ABIS work is winning US Defense biometrics contracts and awards

Athena Sciences has won a biometrics contract with the U.S. Defense Department. Athena Sciences will build and operate an automated…

 

US Army signs directive to set policies for biometrics collection, anticipate future needs

The U.S. Army has signed its first biometrics directive to consider how it will use the technology in the future,…

 

US Defense Dept. awards ABIS contract to Athena Sciences

A software and services government contractor has won a U.S. defense contract to install and operate an automated biometrics ID…

 

Ideal Innovations wins $63M DoD multimodal biometrics collection contract

Ideal Innovations has won a $63 million contract with the Project Management Office for Department of Defense Biometrics within the…

 

U of Nebraska prepares to do whole-body biometric recognition from far-off sensors

Researchers in the U.S. state of Nebraska are preparing for biometric experiments to test facial and whole-body recognition. The Defense…

 

US government seeks Smart ePants contractors for sensor-woven clothing

Defense Department officials are moving ahead in their search for sensor-studded, electric clothing fit for military service members. The Smart…

 

Microsoft says DOD needs to be better at detecting synthetic identities. And do it sooner

AI and cybersecurity are converging, according to Microsoft’s chief scientist, and one result will be the long-term inability of the…

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