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IDEMIA appoints SVP for its public security business in North America

IDEMIA announced the appointment of Donnie Scott as Senior Vice President of Public Security for its Identity & Security business…

 

New White House ID security directive for federal agencies comes as audits find access controls lacking

All US federal agencies must be able to identify, credential, monitor, and manage user access to information and information systems…

 

Insiders compromised FDIC data; GAO audit finds FDIC working to improve IT security

There have been a number of serious insider breaches at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), including a former “employee”…

 

Survey shows U.S. federal agencies embracing biometrics for endpoint protection, but security gaps persist

More than 90 percent of IT officials at U.S. federal agencies say their organization provides secure mobile access for government-issued…

 

InCadence wins Alliant 2 Small Business contract

InCadence Strategic Solutions has been awarded an Alliant 2 Small Business (A2SB) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The A2SB GWAC is…

 

House subcommittee considers impact of facial recognition bias on government adoption of AI technologies

The challenge of racial bias in facial recognition systems is being examined in hearings by the Subcommittee on Information Technology…

 

U.S. SOCOM seeking long-distance facial recognition among next-generation technologies

U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is soliciting ideas from industry, academic, and government researchers for innovative intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance…

 

IARPA launches research program on biometric presentation attack detection

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has launched a multi-year research…

 

Strategic partnership will bring enhanced biometrics and mobility to federal government

DMI and NEC Corporation of America have announced a strategic partnership to couple NEC’s biometric and advanced recognition technology with…

 

Accenture study finds most Americans want agencies with stronger cybersecurity

Accenture recently commissioned Market Strategy Group to conduct a survey intended to assess citizen expectations and attitudes regarding cybersecurity and…

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