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

 

Minister restates mandatory nature of digital ID for Nigerians

Nigeria’s Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Ali Isa Pantami, has re-stated the need for every Nigerian to register for…

 

What is China’s new data privacy law hoping to achieve?

The first of November marked the beginning of an apparent regulatory crackdown on data privacy violations in China, as the…

 

Rank One highlights biometrics supply chain risk to U.S. national security

Supply chain challenges in tech and other industries have been making headlines for well over a year, but the security…

 

U.S. Senate Bill seeks protection for biometrics, other AI data

Data collected through Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based systems including face biometrics technologies could soon get better protection in the United States…

 

Fed surveillance oversight board stuck in neutral, Biden busy elsewhere

President Joe Biden has yet to fill three vacancies on a five-person board created after 9/11 to monitor how the…

 

Evaluation ordered of biometric screening of displaced Afghans

The Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced it is beginning an evaluation of the screening…

 

InCadence wins $46.8M biometrics contract to support U.S. State Department vetting

InCadence has won a 10-year contract worth $46.8 million to provide mobile biometrics to the U.S. State Department’s Diplomatic Security Identity…

NEC National Security Systems

NEC National Security Systems (NEC NSS) deploys groundbreaking solutions for government use, including end-to-end systems for access control and security,…

 

DHS is failing in risk management for new biometric ID system — report

It is hard to imagine an information system — a biometric identity management system, no less — that has been…

 

Ugandan ID system a ‘national security weapon’ that denies human rights – report

Uganda’s national biometric ID system has failed in its promise to improve access to services for Ugandans, says a new…

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