Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
DHS looking to evolve biometrics systems
The department issued a sources sought and request for information seeking to build out the forthcoming Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology system.
Lawmakers question why Biometric Exit Program has pictures of U.S. citizens
House Democrats want to know which laws give Customs and Border Protection the authority to collect images of Americans under the program, which is currently at 17 airports.
DHS’s opioid detection challenge yields 8 finalists
Could measuring how X-rays are diffracted when they pass through a parcel help find illicit drugs?
Hack of CBP subcontractor exposes traveler photos, license plates
The hack happened after the unnamed subcontractor had transferred copies of the images to its own network, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
DHS official calls for better info-sharing with state and local governments
While federal agencies are getting better at working with state and local authorities, they face an ongoing challenge of staying ahead of an evolving threat landscape, said DHS's Rick Driggers.
Government not just looking to regulate AI, but use it too
Leaders at FedTalks made their message clear: The government will not only regulate AI but also deploy it at agencies.