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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…

 

TSA unveils its ‘biometrics roadmap’ in wake of legislation requiring more scrutiny

Coming on the heels of the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] Modernization Act — the first ever reauthorization of TSA since…

 

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…

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