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DHS forms new board to advise on AI deployments in critical infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has formed an AI Safety and Security Board, bringing together leaders from government,…

 

Indian biometric counterterrorism database passes 1B entries

The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) is a counterterrorism and counter-radicalization division operating under the Government of India. As part of…

 

Exec shuffle at BigBear after Pangiam buyout sealed

BigBear has named Kevin McAleenan president of the public-sector IT decision-support firm. McAleenan had served as CEO of Pangiam until…

 

Megvii, Yitu among companies slapped with fresh U.S. sanctions

Washington has added more names to a list of Chinese firms that could be supporting Beijing’s military-industrial complex, including facial…

 

Amendments to UK data protection bill could give more power over biometrics to police

The UK government is planning to introduce changes to its data protection laws giving counter-terrorism police more power over biometric…

 

Nigeria’s Borno State to capture biometrics of nearly 7k ex-Boko Haram fighters

The Commissioner for Information and Internal Security in Nigeria’s North Eastern state of Borno, Usman A. Tar, said over the…

 

4th Annual Digital Forensics for National Security Symposium

4th Annual Digital Forensics for National Security Symposium College Park, MD August 2-3, 2023 DSI’s upcoming 4th Annual Digital Forensics…

 

Cambodia’s dark history a pall over govt surveillance plans

Government critics and human rights advocates say Cambodia’s push to introduce facial recognition surveillance could be used against political opponents….

 

Biometrics office seeks info on new support tool for DHS and partners

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is preparing to enter the market for technology to help manage its biometric identity…

 

EU US data flow agreement at risk as committee finds protections not equivalent

A committee of the European Parliament finds that the proposed Data Privacy Framework (DPF) for the flow of personal data…

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