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One in four Americans support strict government limits on facial recognition

Roughly one in four Americans (26 percent) are in favor of strict government-imposed limits on the use of facial recognition,…

 

IDEMIA moving its North American headquarters to Virginia

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced today that IDEMIA will relocate its North American Identity & Security headquarters from Massachusetts to…

 

Monument Policy Group takes over management of IdTA

Monument Policy Group has been hired to take over management of the Identification Technology Association (IdTA), a trade group that…

 

Deep fake technology outpacing security countermeasures

In July, Sen. Marco Rubio appeared to be a lone cry in the dark when he declared in remarks he…

 

OBIM transferred to DHS management under long-stalled cyber legislation signed into law

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometrics Identity Management (OBIM) is being transferred to DHS’s Management Directorate, DHS…

 

U.S. Rep. asks NIST to develop demographic standards for facial recognition tech

A member of the U.S. House of Congress has called on the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) to…

 

Hikvision facing potential disruption from U.S. component ban

The U.S. government is considering extending a ban on its agencies buying facial recognition and smart camera products from Chinese…

 

Information on new biometric augmented CAC requested from industry by DOD

A Request for Information for an effective and reliable biometric enterprise “to expand [The Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s (PFPA)] access…

 

USSOCOM, Army look to biometrics industry for new technologies for SOF of the future

A Request for Information (RFI) on methods of continuously authenticating user identity by a person’s distinctive characteristics using software-based biometrics…

 

Biometrics required for new DOD bio/toxins lab access in response to security lapses

Various forms of biometrics are being incorporated at all Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and other facilities using dangerous Biological…

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