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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…

 

Swiss research institute involved in U.S. gov’t biometric projects

Idiap Research Institute is working on two major biometric security projects for the U.S. government. Through its Swiss Center for…

 

U.S. government agencies increasingly adopting new biometric authentication tools

U.S. government agencies are increasingly adopting a range of biometric technologies to ­minimize cyberthreats and streamline system access, according to…

 

New E-Verify proposal would see addition of biometric data

Senator Chuck Grassley has introduced an E-Verify bill designed to expand the employment verification program nationwide. The bill, if enacted,…

 

Trump’s executive order on immigration addresses biometric entry-exit tracking system

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday which includes a series of initiatives to address immigration, including a proposal…

 

Incoming Trump administration focusing on biometrics

Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th American President after taking the oath of office in Washington today….

 

Bipartisan cybersecurity panel issues report recommending stronger authentication

The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, a bipartisan panel that addresses cybersecurity challenges facing government and industry, issued a new…

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