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NSA and CISA publish identity and access management best practices for US

Two powerful security agencies of the U.S. government have published best ID and access management practices recommended for system administrators….


Universities to research behavioral biometrics as passive authentication layer

The University of Louisville (UofL) in Kentucky will conduct research into the use of behavioral and typing biometrics as a…


NSA voice recognition capabilities appear to be more advanced than previously thought

The National Security Agency has had voice recognition technology since 2006, and developed capacities to identify previous recordings of individuals…


ID Technology Partners names Jeffrey S. Dunn senior consultant

Identification Technology Partners, Inc. announced it has named Jeffrey S. Dunn senior consultant. Dunn has served in the federal sector…


NSA tests gesture recognition for smartphone access control

Lockheed Martin said that the National Security Agency has tested the use of its new smartphone-swipe recognition technology, which verifies…


NSA publishes declassified surveillance reports that detail US privacy breaches

The National Security Agency quietly published several surveillance reports on December 23 that spanned more than a decade, some of…


U.S. spying on ordinary Internet users, Germany

According to a recent report published in the Washington Post, the U.S. intelligence community targets far more ordinary Internet users,…


Top biometrics news stories, week of June 15

Biometrics Week in Review: Aadhaar issues, Nigeria sets guidelines for biometric databases, NSA comments on using facial recognition on American`s,…


NSA allegedly using Aadhaar to spy on India

India’s new Bharatiya Janata Party government has come under pressure to scrap Aadhaar, the program which aims to enroll all…


Government facial recognition use within legal rights, says NSA

The NSA is currently developing facial recognition programs using the millions images it has stored through its regular surveillance of…

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