Law Enforcement

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UK university evaluates police face recognition efforts 28 November 2018

Academics at Cardiff University's Crime and Security Research Institute have conducted the first independent academic evaluation of Automated Facial Recognition (AFR) technology across a variety of major policing operations.


'Masterprints' used to hack fingerprint systems 16 November 2018

NYU researchers have demonstrated the vulnerability of fingerprint recognition systems to dictionary attacks based on 'masterprints'.


Jagstar announces results of trial 07 November 2018

Australian facial recognition database company Jagstar has conducted a three week test of the FaceFacts Pro ID system at the Next Hotel Brisbane.


Orlando police to hold second face trial 26 October 2018


The City of Orlando, the Orlando Police Department and Amazon Web Services finalized a statement of work that will allow for the launch of a second phase pilot to further evaluate Amazon’s facial recognition technology.


EFF says Chicago should reject private face tech 10 October 2018

Privacy advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation has said a proposed amendment to the Chicago municipal code would allow businesses to use face surveillance systems.

Features

Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


Guest Post: Biometrics at the borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute. 


Infographic: The death of the one-time password?

Widespread adoption of the smartphone coupled with an advancement in consumer biometric technology could finally bring the password era to a close.


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