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FBI makes facial recognition available to local police forces

The facial recognition project at the Federal Bureau of Investigation will soon be made available to local law enforcement agencies…

 

Germany re-opens Facebook biometric probe

German data privacy authorities have re-opened a probe into Facebook and its use of biometric facial recognition technology to determine…

 

Cross Match launches Web-based biometric application

Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a global provider of biometric identity solutions, recently announced the launch of a new Web-based biometric…

 

NSTIC Identity Ecosystem Steering Group

The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Kickoff Meeting to support the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) will be…

 

Mat Honan’s Hack Exposes Major Cloud Security Flaws – Is There a Viable Biometric Solution?

Mat Honan was playing with his daughter when his iPhone suddenly shut off. Little did the Wired staff-writer know this…

 

Florida school district contemplates using biometric systems

Principals of several school districts in Florida are seriously considering the installation of biometric scanners for schools, bus and other…

 

U.S. surveillance system spying on public spaces

According to a series of recent news reports, former senior U.S. intelligence officials have created a detailed domestic surveillance system…

 

Daycare centers using biometrics to protect kids

Concern about the security of children in childcare centers has caused many facilities to adopt biometric security systems across the…

 

eduKan and BioSig-ID make presentation during the Sloan-C Symposium

Sloan Consortium is holding its fifth Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning in Las Vegas, Nevada between…

 

Iris recognition systems are vulnerable to attack

Iris scan systems have been the subject of much controversy after they had been successfully duped by academics to assess…

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