Department of Homeland Security to Host National Cybersecurity Summit (DHS, Jul 31, 2018)
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will host a National Cybersecurity Summit on July 31, 2018 at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House in New York City, New York.

Security Fears Threaten Biometric Payments Growth Reveals TNS Report (Business Wire, Jul 31, 2018)
Biometric payments are poised for significant growth, but substantial consumer security concerns could put its future at risk according to a new report from Transaction Network Services (TNS).

TSA Announces CT Roll-out Plan (Airports Council International, Jul 30, 2018)
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced its plan to test computed tomography scanners (CT), a state-of-the-art 3-D technology at select U.S. airport checkpoints.

Welcome to the Quiet Skies (Boston Globe, Jul 29, 2018)
Federal air marshals have begun following ordinary US citizens not suspected of a crime or on any terrorist watch list and collecting extensive information about their movements and behavior under a new domestic surveillance program that is drawing criticism from within the agency.

New Release - Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services (Future Privacy Forum, Jul 31, 2018)
FPF along with leading consumer genetic testing companies 23andMe, Ancestry, and Helix released Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services, which provides detailed guidelines for the collection, retention, sharing, and use of consumer genetic data.

Call For UK Citizen ID System After Brexit (BBC, Jul 30, 2018)
The ID registration system for EU citizens in the UK after Brexit should extend to Britons to avoid another Windrush scandal, a think tank says.

Using Our Bodies as Secure ID – When Do We Worry? (, Jul 29, 2018)
From your walk to your heartbeat, your body is unique – and the ID industry wants to use that. This isn’t because they’re creepy, it’s because over the last few years the world has discovered that traditional approaches to confirming identities, particularly online, don’t work anymore.

Samsung Patents The Ultrasonic Finger Reader In The Galaxy S10's Display (Personal Tech, Jul 31, 2018)
After Samsung tried and failed to implement in-display fingerprint scanner into the Note 9 in time for the summer release (it's been trying since the S8, but we digress), the S10 will apparently by Samsung's first phone with it, and the first mass-produced Android from a popular brand that will sport the thing.

Jack Ma’s Giant Financial Startup Is Shaking the Chinese Banking System (WSJ, Jul 29, 2018)
Ant Financial is transforming how Chinese run their daily finances, drawing flak from big banks and warning shots from the government.

Biometrics Entering A New Era In Healthcare (HealthcareIT News, Jul 30, 2018)
Hospitals, consultants and tech vendors explain what’s happening now and where biometrics are headed.

Events (IBIA, Jul 31, 2018)
Technology in Government  (August 7 - 8, 2018) Canberra, Australia 
Combining a high- level conference with a large scale exhibition, bringing together senior Public Sector Technologists and Communications Experts to learn, network and source ICT solutions for the ongoing transformation within Government.

2018 AAAE Airport Credentialing and Access Control Conference (August 21, 2018) Washington, DC
This year's AAAE Airport Credentialing and Access Control Conference will continue the tradition of bringing together airport security and credentialing personnel, TSA leadership, and leading industry technology experts

Next Generation Information and Identification Awareness (NGIA)
(September 5 -6) Tampa, FL
SOFWERX, in collaboration with U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), will host an Industry Day Collaboration Event focused on Next Generation Information and Identification Awareness (NGIA)

US Data Innovation in Data Day: The Future of Data-Driven Medicine 
(September 13, 2018)
The Center for Data Innovation will host a public forum with key stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia to discuss the latest developments in using data to improve health care outcomes, reduce health care costs, and empower patients.

FedID 2018: Call for Presentors!
(September 25 -26, 2018) Tampa, FL
The call for presentations will remain open until July 6. The Planning Committee aims to notify all proposal submitters of their status by the end of July. Note that those selected for these short presentations will receive a reduced rate for full conference attendance.

CyberTech Europe 2018 
(September 26 - 27, 2018) Rome, Italy
Cybertech provides attendees with a unique opportunities to get acquianted with the latest innovations and solutions featured by the international cyber community.

Smart Cities Week
 (October 2 – 4, 2018) Washington, DC
Get the inside scoop on new mobility approaches that deliver real benefits

 (October 15 -16, 2018) New York City
American Banker’s RegTech is accepting speaker and session proposals for the 2018 conference. The open submission process will close on Friday, June 29, 2018.

2018 ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exhibition 
 (September 30 - October 2, 2018) Nashville, TN 
The event draws more airport industry experts together than any other conference and features innovative educational sessions, in addition to numerous networking opportunities.

Data Protection & Democracy
 (January 30 - February 1, 2019) Brussels
CPDP is an annual 3-day conference devoted to privacy and data protection. The Call for Papers is addressed to all researchers who wish to present their papers at the next Computer, Privacy, & Data Protection conference.

Sen. Markey Calls for Federal Oversight of Facial Recognition After ACLU Test (GovTech, Jul 27, 2018)
U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey is calling for federal oversight over facial recognition technology after a watchdog’s test of Amazon’s commercially available software mistakenly identified Markey and other congressmen as suspected criminals in an arrest database.


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