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Biometric Update regularly publishes news about national security. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning national security. More tags may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Once little-known data-analysis office in DHS gets heat about facial recognition

Facial recognition was part of the text and subtext of a U.S. Senate intelligence committee hearing last week. The hearing…

 

Oosto sees touchless biometrics market opportunity in law enforcement, offices

Oosto is targeting a range of verticals with its touchless face biometrics, and looking to edge out incumbent touch-based technologies. A…

 

Thales signs MoU to develop digital identity, smart cities in Saudi Arabia

France’s Thales has signed a memorandum of understanding with stc (Saudi Telecom Company) to collaborated on a broad range of technologies…

 

Military, spy contracts for biometric systems have caught the industry eye

A pair of biometrics and identity vendors have announced organizational changes they hope will bring them sensitive and classified contracts…

 

Western nations not as focused on offensive/defensive use of face biometrics

Spies of the Western democracies are being hemmed in by adversaries’ biometric surveillance while their governments are being outspent and…

 

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…

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