DHS’s forthcoming biometrics system presents unmitigated privacy risks
Iris and facial recognition services that the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology system will provide could be thwarted by deepfakes.
GAO’s foresight shop has its eyes wide open for 2020
The Center for Strategic Foresight got to work quickly upon its creation in 2019. The team of nonresident fellows is planning another conference soon in 2020.
Army refreshes its data strategy, with an emphasis on trust and security
"If we want to achieve outcomes, and that ultimately is our ability to properly leverage data, we’ve got to fix the data problem, and the first part starts with the actual strategy," the Army's CIO said.
GAO’s new futurism center intends to tackle space, ‘deepfakes’
The Center for Strategic Foresight will identify and track emerging issues, delivery its analyses to Congress.
DARPA wants to tackle ‘deepfakes’ with semantic forensics
"Semantic inconsistencies" in artificially generated faces could give defenders the upper hand.
Bipartisan bill would mandate DHS to keep a close eye on deepfakes
A new bill would mandate DHS, in consultation with several other government agencies, to produce reports on national security impacts of deepfakes.