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Iris biometrics make inroads with US law enforcement: Iris ID

The adoption of iris recognition is increasing among America’s law enforcement community, says Iris ID, which provides technology to the…


Its biometric system hobbled, Florida police push for new software

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Florida are considering upgrades to the state police’s biometric ID system. It reportedly is…


BioID Technologies palm biometrics scanner certified to FBI specification

China-based BioID Technologies has received certification to the IAFIS Appendix-F specification from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation for the…


Isorg receives FBI certification for FAP30 OPD biometric sensor

Isorg’s Bio1Print30 large-area fingerprint sensor has been certified to the FBI’s Personal Identity Validation (PIV) requirements for FAP30 biometric scanning….


Apple burnishes data security reputation; the FBI just burns

Apple again is beefing up data security and, again, the FBI is displeased. Executives are boasting three new or updated…


Warrant served on US suspect forcing him to unlock phone with biometric lock

For years, the Internet has argued if police in the United States can force a suspect to open their phone…


US grapples with deepfakes as barriers to successful exploits

Deepfakes are accessible enough to have graduated from major heists and state-level misinformation to the more mundane world of fake…


Panini fingerprint biometric scanner certified by FBI for Appendix F standard

Panini has announced that its BioCred fingerprint biometric authentication device, used to authenticate payment transactions, is now certified by the…


FBI warns of SIM swap surge, Veridas outlines biometrics fix

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has recently issued an official alert (Number I-020822-PSA) warning against the dangers of…


Clearview AI’s US law enforcement facial recognition footprint grows with FBI contract

The latest U.S law enforcement sign up for Clearview AI’s facial recognition-as-a-service app is a modest $18,000, one-year contract, spotted…

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