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Biometric Update regularly releases news about national security. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning national security. More tags may be perused by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

US gov’t calls for biometrics tech for first responders; Army building data trunk line

U.S. Homeland Security officials want to hear about biometric technologies for urban first responders. The department’s Science and Technology Directorate…

 

World Police Summit

World Police Summit Dubai, UAE March 14 – 17, 2022 Hosted by Dubai Police, the World Police Summit will host…

 

Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience North America

Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience North America New Orleans, USA April 6th – 8th, 2022 Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21):…

 

Dominican Republic begins work on Haiti biometric border wall

The government of the Dominican Republic commenced building a 392-kilometer border wall with Haiti that will include biometric features and…

 

Identity Management Symposium

Identity Management Symposium Oxon Hill, Maryland April 6-7, 2022 DSI’s 8th Annual Identity Management Symposium will focus on the technologies…

 

US Treasury moots digital ID grants in FIDO webinar

The FIDO Alliance co-hosted the Identity, Authentication, and the Road Ahead Cybersecurity Policy Forum earlier this week, together with the…

 

Wide deployment of Nuctech’s technology in Europe triggers security concerns

The extensive use of security technology from Chinese biometrics and surveillance solutions provider Nuctech across many sectors in Europe is…

 

UK can join EU biometric surveillance without Parliamentary scrutiny: Statewatch

The UK is able to join European Union biometric surveillance schemes such as a pan-European network of police facial recognition…

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