law enforcement

DHS’s opioid detection challenge yields 8 finalists

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month 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 Billy Mitchell • 8 months ago

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

ACLU puts members of Congress in the facial recognition crosshairs

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

In a test, Amazon's Rekognition software falsely identified 28 sitting members of Congress as individuals who have been arrested, the civil liberties group says.

DHS is using facial recognition technology to help rescue victims of child exploitation

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The technology will help investigators deal with the huge amount of data found on the internet and the dark web.

Secret Service testing drone surveillance at Trump National Golf Club during president’s ‘working vacation’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

"The Proof of Concept will help determine the potential future use of tethered sUAS in supporting the Agency’s protective mission," the Secret Service said in an announcement.

Persistent Systems awarded $100 million FBI smart radio contract

by Michael Bergin • 2 years ago

The contract gives the FBI access to the MPU5 system, designed to establish secure networks in any location, incorporating Android computer technology into flexible, self-healing network building in a compact, durable module.

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