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Facial recognition technology gaining speed within federal agencies

Facial recognition technology has gone mainstream in the federal government. Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest from the director for science,…

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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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Executive Briefing Series: Biometrics and Government Transformation

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FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, vehicles line up to enter the U.S. from Mexico at a border crossing in El Paso, Texas. Customs and Border Protection said Monday, June 10, that photos of travelers and license plates collected at a single U.S. border point have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack in what a leading congressman called a

Customs says hack exposed traveler, license plate images

U.S. Customs and Border Protection service says images of travelers and license plates have been exposed in a cyberattack

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The future looks bright for facial recognition devices

Federal agencies testing the accuracy of facial recognition and biometrics see high rates with few flaws.

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A look into biometrics past and future

Technology executive Jeremy Grant gives his thoughts on the current state of biometrics and facial recognition technology.

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