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Uncle DHS wants you to help him make better biometrics

Better late than never, the U.S. government wants to find out what people think of facial recognition and other AI…

 

‘Cell’ being built in US to net migrants using biometrics and other surveillance

A pair of news reports indicate that the U.S. government is creating an intelligence “cell” that will use electronic surveillance,…

 

U.S. senators want a task force; deepfakers want it all

A pair of U.S. senators want the Homeland Security Department to see if a standard can be created to make…

 

DHS biometric privacy test of face-obscuring AI is more of a pop quiz

Perhaps noting the visibility that the U.S. federal agency NIST has gotten with its public AI-bias evaluations, Homeland Security’s Science…

 

US Coast Guard starts tender process for remote biometrics capability

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a ‘sources sought’ tender for a ‘Biometrics at Sea System’ (BASS)…

 

DHS is failing in risk management for new biometric ID system — report

It is hard to imagine an information system — a biometric identity management system, no less — that has been…

 

Engineer sees through-the-wall surveillance as a net good — and very possible

An industry insider’s view of today’s surveillance and rescue systems that see through walls, published last week, will offer hope…

 

DHS 2021 Biometric Technology Rally to focus on identifying masked travellers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is calling for submissions to participate in its 2021 Biometric Technology Rally at the…

 

A push to make a DHS biometric program permanent

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are again pushing legislation that would make a decade-old biometric border-protection pilot program…

 

Is data privacy a priority for DHS? Policy compliance looks an afterthought — watchdog report

A fairly damning report by a federal watchdog agency puts in doubt the lip service given by Department of Homeland…

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