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  • IARPA Awards Biometric Presentation Attack Detection Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Awards Biometric Presentation Attack Detection Contracts

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded four contracts under a multiyear project that aims to develop and evaluate biometric presentation attack detection technologies. Teams led by Cross Match Technologies, SRI International, Michigan State University and University of Southern California will explore new algorithms, tools and sensors to detect presentation attacks as part of Odin program’s Thor […] More

  • SRI International Gets IARPA Contract to Help Mitigate Weaknesses in Biometric Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SRI International Gets IARPA Contract to Help Mitigate Weaknesses in Biometric Systems

    SRI International has secured a four-year, $12.5 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to research and develop technology that can help mitigate attempts to deceive biometric systems, known as presentation attacks. The company said Tuesday it will build a prototype Multi-physiological Joint Optimization and Liveness Nuances for Identity Ratification system, or MJOLNIR, in an effort to address known […] More

  • Fedscoop: IARPA Solicits Information on DHS' Biometric Systems Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fedscoop: IARPA Solicits Information on DHS’ Biometric Systems Security

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has released a broad agency announcement that seeks industry feedback on a project that aims to secure the Department of Homeland Security‘s biometric systems against threats, Fedscoop reported Monday. Kayla Nick-Kearney writes the Odin program will be fully launched in 2018 to find technologies that will work to protect DHS’ biometrics systems at ports and borders. Chris Boehnen, Odin program manager at IARPA, […] More

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