DOD to move 18M biometric records on ‘threat actors’ to AWS’s cloud

by • 1 month ago

The massive biometric data surveillance system is to be moved to the cloud so it can better support new capabilities, according to an RFI.

DDS launches biometric app to identify friends, foes on battlefield

by • 4 months ago

DDS says the app is an "upgrade" of current biometric technology used on the battlefield today. And, of course, its name is a reference to Star Wars canon.

Air Force and DISA working to secure off-the-shelf phones with specialized cases

by • 7 months ago

The cases could allow military personnel to keep their phones with them in secure facilities that usually shun mobile devices, while helping to secure their communications when they're just out and about.

DHS’s forthcoming biometrics system presents unmitigated privacy risks

by • 7 months ago

Iris and facial recognition services that the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology system will provide could be thwarted by deepfakes.

Government needs digital identity infrastructure now more than ever

by • 8 months ago

Financial institutions might be best positioned to deliver it.

CBP decides against changes to its Biometric Exit program

by • 12 months ago

U.S. citizens will still be able to opt out of the facial recognition program for international travelers.

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