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Brussels Airport to Introduce Facial Recognition Scanners

 Following the lead of other major airports throughout Europe, Brussels Airport in Zaventem plans to deploy facial recognition scanners next year. 


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UNCW Researchers Helping to Streamline Law Enforcement Analytics

Researchers at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington are helping law enforcement groups find real-world uses for facial recognition technology. One specific example is “MIDO” or “Multiple Image Dataset Organizer,” which researchers believe could have helped law enforcement compile that mass amount of information and images that flooded in after the Boston Marathon bombings.  After the data is compiled, facial recognition technology could takes effect.


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Integrates Biometric Identification for High-Throughput Security

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For high-traffic locations, this biometric identification system can be integrated into existing security systems, adding face capture and dual-iris recognition components to turnstiles, infrastructures or entrances.


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Unisys Security Experts Predict 2014 Will Be 'The Year of Encryption'

Security experts at Unisys Corporation predict that the coming year will usher in broad-based adoption of encryption as enterprises respond to recent disclosures that unencrypted data traffic inside enterprises is vulnerable to detection from outsiders.


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Commerce Department, Retailers to Build Facial Recognition Guidelines

Facebook, Wal-Mart and other companies planning to use facial-recognition scans for security or tailored sales pitches are working to build the rules for how images and online profiles can be used, according to Newsday. The U.S. Department of Commerce will start meeting with industry and privacy advocates in February to draft a voluntary code of conduct for using facial recognition products, and the draft will be ready by June.


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IARPA Competition Spurs Research, Use of 'Soft' Biometrics

Facial biometric recognition works well on clear images with a good view of the face, but much additional data is often discarded due to the fact that the face, or the full face, is not clearly visible. The discarded data contains “soft” biometrics, such as height, gait and other features, such as ears.


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Intelligence Agency Seeks to Upgrade Facial Recognition with 'Janus'

The U.S. intelligence community is working to push facial recognition software forward, enabling it to better determine the identity of people through a variety of photos, video and other images.


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Research: Expand Facial Biometrics to Include Body Information

There is potentially more information for biometrics-based identity recognition in images of people than the face alone, according to a new study from the journal of Psychological Science by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas and the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST).


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U.S. Surveillance Leaks Threaten Police Use of New Technologies

Public disclosures about U.S. government surveillance threaten the ability of police to use powerful new technologies such as drones and mobile license plate readers.


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DHS to Record Hockey Fans to Test Facial Recognition Software

People attending the opening game of the junior ice hockey team Tri-City Americans will be recorded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).


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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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