Edward Snowden Is Campaigning Against the World’s Largest Biometric ID Program

Aadhaar, India’s 12-digit unique identification number program that has been under fire for its security and privacy systems.

In 9 U.S. Cities, Airport Security Is Now Scanning Your Face

“DHS should not be scanning the faces of Americans as they depart on international flights—but DHS is doing it anyway,” warns a new report that finds facial recognition practices may be violating the law.

Facebook Introduces a Facial Recognition Tool

It will let you know when other users upload your face.

Everything Apple Will Be Working on in 2018

Will there be any gadgets that inspire a technological revolution?

Under-the-Screen Fingerprint Readers Are Coming in 2018

Here's another option when it comes to smartphone biometrics.

Government Sued Over Tattoo Recognition Technology

The Electronic Frontier Foundation argues that the program curtails First Amendment right to freedom of expression.

How One Law Enforcement Agency Is Using Facial Recognition to Identify Suspects

In Oregon, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department can review 300,000 mugshots in seconds and is helping other agencies to query their databases as well.

What Do China’s Police Collect on Citizens in Order to Predict Crime? Everything

These databases can scoop up everything from addresses, to medical history, supermarket membership, and delivery records.

Can iPhone's Face ID Be Fooled By a Mask?

Hackers may have found a way through 3D printing.

Are Face Scans Resurrecting the False Science of Physiognomy?

Many researchers fear the consequences of training computers to identify a person’s sexual orientation and criminality based solely on physical appearance.

Russian, Chinese Companies Win Intel Community's Face Recognition Tech Contest

Moscow-based NTechlab won two categories of IARPA’s facial recognition challenge.

How a Commerce Department Standards Agency Grew Into a Cybersecurity Powerhouse

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has a hand in nearly every aspect of government cybersecurity.

DHS Wants Tech to Scan Your Face as You Drive to Mexico

The department is opting for a faster procurement option for the technology.

Will Privacy Rights Shut Down the World's Largest Biometric Database?

A new ruling in India could jeopardize the country’s controversial collection of citizens’ fingerprints, photographs, and iris scans.

Samsung Wants Your Behavior to Unlock Your Phones

The company has significant market share among Defense Department customers but plans to pursue civilian agencies.

The Supercharged Facial Recognition of the Iphone 8

Have your face scanned in just a few millionths of a second.

Pentagon Expanding Behavioral Biometrics With Keystroke Tracker

A new group signed to see if the technology can help fight insider threats.

DHS Thinks Biometrics Can 'Improve Daily Life'

The department sole-sourced a contract to the University Of Texas at Austin's Center for Identity.

If the FBI Has Your Biometrics, It Doesn't Have to Tell You

A final rule blocks millions of citizens from requesting information about the data stored in that system.