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Facial recognition: A strategic imperative for national security

This is a guest post by IDEMIA NSS President and CEO B Scott Swann and Senior Director for Innovation and…

 

Novel techniques that can ‘trick’ object detection systems sounds familiar alarm

Security engineers at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) early this month announced they’d been able to develop “new adversarial techniques” that…

 

Parts of audit on cancelled Australian NEC biometrics contract could be redacted

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has warned the country’s attorney general that it may apply to have parts of…

 

Inside the HART of the DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management

The Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) operated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) was…

 

IDEMIA appoints SVP for its public security business in North America

IDEMIA announced the appointment of Donnie Scott as Senior Vice President of Public Security for its Identity & Security business…

 

ID@Borders to address use of biometrics for seamless passenger flow and counter terrorism

The Biometrics Institute annual ID@Borders conference will be held this year in Brussels from April 18-19 and will address challenges…

 

Saudi university to open biometrics research laboratory

King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will establish a biometrics research laboratory with funds granted by the King…

 

KeyLogic Systems acquires CrossResolve to expand biometrics services

Engineering firm KeyLogic Systems, Inc. has acquired CrossResolve, a government advisory and strategy services organization focused on biometrics, forensics, and…

 

Indian gov’t says it won’t link Aadhaar to national security databases

The Indian government has stated that it will not link its Aadhaar biometric identification scheme with its national intelligence databases….

 

Jamaican government agencies discuss using biometrics to improve border security

Jamaican government agencies gathered at the ‘Leveraging Technology for Effective Border Security’ conference, recently held at the National Police College…

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