U.S. Army Figures Out How To Do Facial Recognition in the Dark

New method uses machine learning to extrapolate features from thermal images.

The Homeland Security Department Just Hired a UK Firm of 20 People to Help With Border Security

iProov will roll out its biometric facial verification technology to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Report: Men Are More Comfortable Giving Up Biometric Data Than Women Are

Women are more than twice as likely as men to say they don’t want the government collecting any of their biometric information.

What Are You Looking At? Social Security Wants To Know

The agency is looking for eye-tracking technologies to improve the user experience on its websites.

Government Seeks Biometric Tech That Doesn’t Need People To Scan Fingerprints

New technology suggests automated machines might be the ones scanning your fingerprints from surfaces in the near future.

After Faces, China Is Moving Quickly to Identify People By Their Voices

China’s digitally-connected population has enabled the government to track people in many forms.

Madison Square Garden Has Been Secretly Scanning Fans With Facial Recognition

The arena matches faces to a database to identify individuals and determine if they are “considered a problem.”

How to Turn Off Facebook's Facial Recognition

The social media site has been gaining detailed knowledge of your face.

U.S. Customs Wants to Use Your Face As a Boarding Pass

By 2022, the agency plans to use biometrics to identify 97 percent of travelers flying out of the country.

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.