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Plurilock seeks patent for behavioral biometrics profiling to fight insider threats

Plurilock has submitted a non-provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a new forensic…

 

Law enforcement and civil society grapple with facial recognition policy, transparency

Civil society groups around the world are calling for greater transparency in uses of facial recognition by police, and the…

 

Idemia’s forensic biometrics deal with Australia worth double previous estimates

A forensic biometrics contract won by Idemia with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) could be worth nearly AU$180 million…

 

Police biometrics, surveillance ‘too complex’ to treat as data processing: UK commissioners

A letter from the UK’s biometrics and surveillance camera commissioners which lodges their warnings that police use of biometrics is…

 

Australian police-developed DNA forensics may soon reveal other biometrics

A growing list of a suspect’s characteristics is being deduced from crime scene DNA samples by the Australian Federal Police…

 

Clarity in police use of biometric evidence is not easy to come by

Physical evidence might sit around for decades before chance intervenes and the material can be used to advance a police…

 

Assessments for image quality in face biometrics improving, new standard TBD

Algorithms for assessing the quality of facial images used in biometric matching are increasingly effective, but a modern standard that…

 

Fingerprint biometrics still a solid tool for police – despite persistent myths

A lengthy research paper looking at myths about fingerprint evidence likely surprises even many evidence experts who think the biometric…

 

UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group gets 2022 direction, new members

The UK Biometrics and Forensics Ethics group (BFEG) has received the 2021/2022 commissioning letter from the Home Office Head of…

 

Take the shine and target off face biometrics, say researchers

Of the uncounted words, both alarmed and alarming, devoted to law enforcement’s use of facial recognition, there is one sentence…

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