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NIST

NIST focuses on data, testing to ensure efficacy of AI-powered identity systems

“We’re not going to be able to create innumerable amounts of requirements for all potential applications of AI and machine learning,” a NIST official said.

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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

DHS S&T concludes facial recognition can work for small groups, while maintaining privacy

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CBP, TSA expanding facial recognition for traveler identity verification

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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

Customs and Border Protection expands use of facial recognition

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FILE - In this March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low. The number of people audited by the IRS last year dropped for the sixth straight year, to just over 1 million. The last time so few people were audited was 2004, when the population was significantly smaller.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS ‘struck a nerve’ with facial recognition, but pieces missing in fight against fraud

But agencies, amid a surge in public demand to use government services digitally, as well as a rise in improper payments from COVID-19 stimulus programs,…

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FILE - In this March 9, 2021, file photo, Army health specialists fill syringes with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Miami. Despite the clamor to speed up the U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19, the first three months of the rollout suggest faster is not necessarily better. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)

New IG report shows Air Force, Army had issues rolling out vaccine overseas

In today’s Federal Newscast, a report for the Defense Department Inspector General says providing shots on bases were particularly important since they…

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/marcnorman)IRS building

IRS walks away from facial recognition to access online tools after backlash

The IRS will transition away from using facial recognition technology to help taxpayers create online accounts with the agency.

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