law enforcement

Tech companies’ facial recognition bans unlikely to affect federal agencies

by • 4 months ago

The missions of the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and Transportation Security Administration are broader than that of police, and the market is far bigger than a few companies.

CBP seeks info on body-worn cameras for use by Border Patrol

by • 1 year ago

The agency is also curious about whether these cameras have facial recognition capabilities.

Navy wants info-sharing software to help prevent violent attacks in the DC area

by • 1 year ago

The Navy is looking for software to increase information sharing and to "crowdsource" uploading of suspicious activity.

Many workers at AI companies have reservations about law enforcement use, survey finds

by • 1 year ago

Slightly more than half of the Microsoft, Google and Amazon employees said they "are willing to create AI software used by law enforcement."

DHS’s opioid detection challenge yields 8 finalists

by • 1 year ago

Could measuring how X-rays are diffracted when they pass through a parcel help find illicit drugs?

The FBI is looking to the cloud to stop the next terrorist attack

by • 2 years ago

The bureau is looking to the cloud to solve its ongoing data crisis.

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