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Researchers suggest biometrics among technologies that could secure Social Security numbers

The U.S. government should modernize the Social Security number (SSN) by encrypting it with biometrics or other mechanisms in order…

 

Bezos says Amazon committed to working with U.S. Department of Defense

Amazon will continue to work with the U.S. Department of Defense, regardless of criticism, CEO Jeff Bezos told an audience…

 

DHS expanding, modifying records system involving sensitive PII sharing

As soon as the public comment period for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) recent system of records notice (SORN)…

 

Biometric technology deployed to authenticate Florida poll workers and volunteers

Two County Election Boards in Florida have selected BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows software and its EcoID fingerprint readers to…

 

Progress made, but CBP still confronts challenges implementing biometric entry-exit program

While Customs and Border Protection (CBP) “made considerable progress developing and implementing a biometric capability to track air passenger exits…

 

Absentee ballots cast with biometric voting system in West Virginia

U.S. military personnel and overseas voters registered in West Virginia have begun casting absentee ballots for the upcoming November 6…

 

U.S. Senator calls on regulators to consider bias in facial recognition and AI

American Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has sent letters to the FBI, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Equal Employment…

 

U.S. House passes bill to expand biometric technology, training, data sharing with foreign partners

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill to share biometric technology, training, and data with allied countries…

 

U.S. Department of Defense will invest up to $2 billion in AI research

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will invest up to $2 billion in artificial intelligence…

 

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and CBP unveil new biometric screening system

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, have unveiled a new biometric screening system…

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