In a press release from 2002, Assistant Attorney General Viet Dinh said of Newstead, "Her enhanced leadership duties and her excellent service on a range of issues — including helping craft the new U.S.A. Patriot Act to protect the United States against terror — have earned her this important distinction.
Jennifer Newstead, a Trump appointee who served in the Justice Department under President Bush, will soon be taking over as general counsel of Facebook, the company announced in a press release Monday afternoon.
It’s unclear whether the Domain Awareness System currently uses facial recognition, though the Police Department experimented with it in 2012, according to Clare Garvie, an associate at the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law School.
In three years, the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, will be transformed into a massive surveillance city equipped with facial recognition cameras, license plate readers and spying public Wi-Fi zones.
U.S. Department of Defense officials have decided this week that the only two cloud vendors able to meet their requirements for a huge, winner-take-all project are Amazon and Microsoft. Google dropped out of the JEDI bidding last year, acknowledging it couldn't meet the requirements (and citing its AI principles, as well).
Paul Chowles, an investigator from the National Crime Agency (NCA) who worked on the case, told Motherboard in a phone call one piece of evidence included the private encryption key belonging to DPR2 on one of White’s computers.
A Fairfax judge has granted our petition for injunctive relief in our case Neal v. This case demonstrates that random mass surveillance by law enforcement agencies is not exempt from the requirements of Virginia's Government Data Collection and Dissemination Act (the Data Act).
This, said the Justice Department at the time of his arrest, meant that their "unauthorised disclosure could be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national security of the US".The vast pile of information was built up over the 20-year period that Mr Martin worked at the NSA and other US federal agencies.
It’s not looking at any other cyber data that’s available” — perhaps 20 percent of the available digital information on a person, Nehmer said at a November briefing put on by company, C3, a California-based technology company serving as a partner on the pilot.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) The software, dubbed Patternizr, allows crime analysts stationed in each of the department's 77 precincts to compare robberies, larcenies and thefts to hundreds of thousands of crimes logged in the 's database, transforming their hunt for crime patterns with the click of a button.
RELATED: Denver police could be next to go silent as more Colorado agencies encrypt their radio traffic News organizations will have to sign a memorandum of understanding with the city before gaining access, and the city attorney’s office was working this week to finalize what that document will say, Pazen said.
We are delighted to present the first episode of our Digital Identity Podcast: You Don’t Own Your Identity . This podcast aims to steer you through those murky waters by providing insight into how personal information is managed and how we can provide a better alternative.
Forget Face ID: a collaboration between the Defense Department and a NY-based company called TWOSENSE.AI, has birthed an artificial intelligence algorithm that could be embedded in smartphones and will be able to identify the device owner by the way they talk, type, walk and even by how "they spend their free time".
If accessing a single target's communications can only be done by introducing a systemic vulnerability, it's safe to say the government will find a way to make the requested assistance adhere to the definitions its provided -- anything to avoid having to use the phrase "backdoor" anywhere in reports or public statements.
with 27 posters participating Share this story Further Reading Amazon’s Rekognition messes up, matches 28 lawmakers to mugshots If a new proposed municipal ordinance passes in the coming months, San Francisco could become the first city in America to outright ban the use of facial recognition technology by its police department or any other city agency.
According to Securus’s 2019 Investigator Pro contract with Alachua County, Florida (which includes Gainesville), “Inmates will participate in a covert voice print enrollment process.” In Texas, state prisoners must enroll in the voice recognition program if they want to make calls.
However, any bill Congress considers related to border security should avoid–at minimum–invasive surveillance technologies like biometric screening and collection, DNA collection, social media snooping, unregulated drones along the border, and automatic license plate readers aimed at interior traffic.
VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) - The Vancouver Police Department is launching a new program that grants officers access to registered public surveillance cameras. Officers will not have direct access to the footage captured by the cameras of those who choose to register, the police department says.
The UpGuard Data Breach Research team can now disclose that it has discovered, reported, and secured a storage server with exposed data belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities, preventing any future malicious exploitation of this data.
Cebuana Lhuillier, whose services include pawning, remittance, microinsurance, and business to business micro loan solutions, said some information like birthdays, addresses and sources of income, were affected in the breach involving an email server used for marketing. He added the company's clients had been advised how to further protect their personal information.
Indeed, in its letter responding to our FOIA request, the FBI said that simply acknowledging its use of social media surveillance would “risk circumvention of the law.” The bureau seems to be saying that if people knew that the government is monitoring what they’re saying on social media, they’d be less likely to say it.
More: In San Bernardino County, you're 20 times more likely to have your Facebook, iPhone secretly probed by police Of the 787 electronic property search warrants authorized, 29 were granted to use the cell site simulator, some of which Kowalski said will also be reported because the owners of the targeted devices might not have been identified for notification -- again a small fraction of 2018’s numbers.
Once it’s installed, drivers can register by email and phone number, then scan the QR code on the back of their physical driver’s license. Those holding cards printed before QR codes were added in September 2017 can contact the department to get their e-licenses.
“The public has a right to know how and how often the government is exploiting security holes in our personal devices to access intimate information about us or surveil us, often without our knowledge.” Filed Friday in Buffalo, the 32-page complaint points to a Nov. 26 report titled “The FBI Created a Fake FedEx Website to Unmask a Cybercriminal.” Vice reported in the article that the FBI snared a scammer last year with a booby-trapped Word document that revealed the perpetrator’s IP address when opened.
The State Department is purchasing some very specific phone hacking tools that it plans to turn over to the Ghanaian police force to assist the country’s investigations into international crime.
According to a new 24-page document released Tuesday by DHS’ Office of Inspector General, investigators found that some USB sticks, containing data copied from electronic devices searched at the border, "had not been deleted after the searches were completed."