USCIS pursuing broader data-sharing agreements with other agencies
Existing agreements are often old and fail to account for agencies' need to repurpose and reuse the data.
White House developing bill of rights to protect against data-driven technology abuses
The Office of Science and Technology Policy seeks information on biometrics technologies that are used to confirm identity.
USPS expands digital fingerprinting at hundreds of post offices
The agency hopes to raise revenue while increasing its employee vetting role in government.
DOD to move 18M biometric records on ‘threat actors’ to AWS’s cloud
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
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
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.