Biometrics

Cadets salute during the National Anthem prior to the NCAA college football game between the Army Black Knights and Massachusetts at Michie Stadium, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in West Point, N.Y. The U.S. military academies provide a key pipeline into the leadership of the armed services and have welcomed more racially diverse students each year for the better part of the last decade. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Service members who lose their job during deployment get more help in their corner

In today’s Federal Newscast, service members facing job loss after returning from deployment will see a renewed focus from two of their most staunch defenders.

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(Photo by Glenn Fawcett)As part of CBP’s one-to-one biometric facial recognition testing on inbound, international flights, a traveler has his photo taken and compared against his passport photo to confirm his identity at Dulles Airport. Photo by Glenn Fawcett

CBP building on facial recognition successes as travelers reap benefits of expedited process

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(K. Talbott/NIST)This smart chip on a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card holds two fingerprint biometrics, a unique number that identifies the individual within the PIV system, a PIN number that never leaves the card and a cryptographic key that is used to authenticate the cardholder to the PIV system.

Credit: K. Talbott/NIST

USPS, GSA make 7 DC-area post offices permanent PIV card sites following pilot

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(Photo courtesy of NIST)PIV card, access, credential, clearance

USPS, GSA expand ‘government storefront’ concept with PIV card pilot

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Intelligence community’s three A’s of digital transformation: Augmentation, AI and automation

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USPS biometrics program leans on its biggest asset: A post office in every neighborhood

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Postal workers attend customers at the Flagler Station post office, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Miami. The pandemic has pushed the Postal Service into a central role in the 2020 elections, with tens of millions of people expected to vote by mail rather than in-person. At the same time, Trump has acknowledged he is withholding emergency aid from the service to make it harder to process mail-in ballots, as his election campaign legally challenges mail voting procedures in key states. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

USPS teams up with FBI to provide biometrics at 100 post offices

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Identity verification for govt services requires balancing security, ease of use

For people to use a cyber solution, it has to be easy enough for the layman to understand without difficulty.

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Executive Briefing Series: Biometrics and Government Transformation

 In this exclusive executive briefing, program, oversight and standards professionals delve into the latest thinking on facial recognition and its application…

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David Bernhardt

Interior Dept. streamlining ethics program

In today’s Federal Newscast, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced plans to streamline the department’s 13 ethics programs into one.

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