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Industry, civil society weigh in on biometrics policy in letters to White House

Stakeholders and advocates are chiming in with responses to a U.S. government request for information on public and private sector uses…

 

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…

 

Clearview AI’s US law enforcement facial recognition footprint grows with FBI contract

The latest U.S law enforcement sign up for Clearview AI’s facial recognition-as-a-service app is a modest $18,000, one-year contract, spotted…

 

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…

 

Socure targets public sector expansion with hiring of an ex Federal CIO chief

Digital identity verification and fraud detection firm Socure has set its sights on further expansion into the public sector by…

 

Acuant face biometrics, document authentication listed to US government marketplace

The U.S. Federal Government is planning to upgrade its overall security posture, and Acuant’s biometric authentication and recognition technologies have…

 

More voices on facial recognition heading for the FTC

It looks like the Federal Trade Commission will be fully staffed relatively soon, despite threats by some Senate Republicans to…

 

ID.me, Sterling partner to offer in-person identity verification for gov services

A partnership between biometric verification company ID.me and background check specialist Sterling Check, operator of Sterling Identity, sees New Jersey…

 

Feedback on White House’s cybersecurity order: volunteering, grumbling, and some urgency

A presidential executive order in May calling for better cybersecurity, including multi-factor authentication and zero trust architecture, has had unexpected…

 

SIA examines security technology provider opportunities from US infrastructure spending bill

A significant portion of the $550 billion earmarked for infrastructure spending by the U.S. government could go to investments in…

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