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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…

 

Border Security 2020 announces biometrics-heavy agenda and speakers

Military staff, government figures, and key individuals with border security agencies from national around the world will discuss biometrics for…

 

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…

 

WWT and Privoro to provide iOS “Assured Identity” solution to DISA

The U.S. Military’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has selected World Wide Technology (WWT) and Privoro to develop an assured…

 

Governments urged to consider biometrics regulation, laws and oversight as some investigate

The use of facial recognition, along with other technologies related to weapons and security, are being investigated by the House…

 

AI concerns prompt deepfake challenge, civil society criticism, and new DoD ethicist position

Issues in algorithmic trust and artificial intelligence ethics are motivating action by a number of institutions and businesses around the…

 

US SOF seeks to understand how social media biometrics can be weaponized

The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is studying opportunities to obtain, analyze, and utilize information that’s voluntarily disseminated in the…

 

U.S. DISA develops prototype multi-biometric smartphone for “Assured Identity”

The U.S. military has developed a prototype smartphone embedded with the capabilities to measure numerous biometrics and contextual traits under…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric verification for Somali military pay, SIM registration in Tanzania

African biometric and digital ID issues continue apace both on and off the continent. In Somalia a scheme to use…

 

Researchers develop image-enhancement technology for facial biometrics in dark and over distance

Researchers with the Science and Technology division (DST) of Australia’s Department of Defense have developed thermal technology to enhance biometric…

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