Discussion: Should Facial Recognition Be Banned or Regulated?

Facial recognition technology came slamming into modern reality with very few people prepared for it. In many cases, we see it being used by governments and law enforcement agencies—testing its accuracy and ...

Hong Kong Protests, Instagram’s Anti-Phishing Tool, Smart Device Fail

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston In episode 90 for October 14th 2019: How protesters in Hong ...
Biometrics

Biometrics, Facial Recognition, Privacy, Security and the Law

The danger in using biometrics and facial recognition is that they’re not always accurate. A recent article in the L.A. Times indicated that facial recognition software proposed to be used for police ...
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Federal Facial Recognition by Stealth – With Zero Oversight

FBI and DHS ICE “misusing” drivers’ license photos to catch crims. Privacy advocates are apoplectic ...
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Luke Kingma and Lou Patrick-Mackay’s Futurism: “Waldo”

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CBP Loses Photos

Border Protection Loses Photos of Travelers in Data Hack

Customs and Border Protection admits to losing some pictures of people going in and out of the US. Or rather, that its contractor lost them, which amounts to the same thing ...
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Remotely Killing Car Engines, Password Expiration Policies, Facial Recognition at Airports, InfoSec vs. Cybersecurity

In episode 88 of our monthly show we streamed live on GetVokl! Subscribe to our channel and get notified when we’ll be live so you can chat and participate in our next ...
UK Human Rights Group Sues Police over Facial Recognition Software Use

UK Human Rights Group Sues Police over Facial Recognition Software Use

Earlier this month, San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition technology in police investigations, and now the UK is looking into the matter as a human rights group sues local police ...

Critical WhatsApp Vulnerability, Facial Recognition Ban, Wormable Flaw in Windows

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 20th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: A serious spyware vulnerability in WhatsApp, San Francisco bans facial recognition, and ...
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