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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about national security. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news about national security. More tags may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Securing democracy requires trust, biometrics commissioner warns new UK taskforce

“As almost all of our technological capability is in private ownership, the people we trust (police, emergency services, local and…

 

Stolen passport photos, fraudsters and facial fusion technology pose a threat to national security

By Vladimir Arlazarov, PhD, Smart Engines CEO Not all leaks of personal data are equally dangerous. When data from online…

 

EU Parliament meeting shows facial recognition still at the center of AI Act

An EU Parliament gathering – the first official debate by lawmakers about the proposed AI Act – saw European Parliament…

 

Biometrics contracts for police and immigration in Trinidad and Tobago’s new security budget

Trinidad and Tobago confirmed national security agencies will receive $5.798 billion ($853M USD) for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, a slight…

 

TikTok says physical biometrics stay on users’ devices, keystroke logs do not

It was difficult to see social media executives testifying before a U.S. Senate committee and not think about the numerous…

 

Little love for how HART continues to lumber along behind locked doors

The U.S. committee responsible for appropriating government money is “disappointed” that the Department of Homeland Security did not get an…

 

Five Eyes border security group outline data sharing strategy, biometrics

A partnership between the border security agencies of Five Eyes members –- the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, and New…

 

Paravision gets some shadowy funding to develop deepfake detection

Computer vision and facial recognition company Paravision announced it received funding by an unnamed partner of the so-called Five Eyes…

 

Nigerian state to begin biometric identification in transport sector to improve security

All individuals running shuttle buses, tricycles (“keke”), trucks, mini-trucks, lorries and taxis in the Nigeria’s Anambra State have been given…

 

IARPA awards contracts for whole-body biometric identification

The research and development arm of the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence announced a tranche of contracts…

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