Tags biometrics

Military testing behavioral ID technology that would replace CAC card

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

The Pentagon has finally inked a deal to pilot behavioral biometric technology to identify those using its computer networks, more than a year after its CIO first pledged to get rid of the ubiquitous Common Access Card.

CBP will implement long-mandated biometric exit at airports, official says

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is finally addressing the 15-year-old-plus legislative mandate to check the identity of departing foreign visitors using biometrics, CBP Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner John Wagner said Thursday.

State Department seeks information on biometric system for Mexico

by Samantha Ehlinger • 8 months ago

The State Department is conducting market research for a biometric system for the Government of Mexico that could interact with those of several U.S. government agencies.

Study: Device-side biometrics better for privacy, security

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Government agencies and technology companies using biometric identifiers like fingerprints or facial recognition to replace passwords should eschew large databases of citizens' personal data, a study out Thursday says.

Study: Americans increasingly accept biometric tech for security

by Alex Koma • 2 years ago

A new survey by the Consumer Technology Association reveals people are comfortable with governments using technologies like vocal or facial recognition software.

U.S. will use facial recognition at airports

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding facial-recognition technology at airports of entry nationwide after a successful pilot outside the nation's capital, according to a new privacy document.