28 March 2005 The link between national security and biometrics
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National security today requires identification of people, things and activities. Biometrics plays an important role in the identification of people, and indirectly, in the identification of things and activities. Therefore, the development of technology and systems that provide faster and more accurate biometric identification is critical to the defense of our country. In addition, the development of a broad range of biometrics is necessary to provide the range of options needed to address flexible and adaptive adversaries. This paper will discuss the importance of a number of critical areas in the development of an environment to support biometrics, including research and development, biometric education, standards, pilot projects, and privacy assurance.
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Delores M. Etter, Delores M. Etter, } "The link between national security and biometrics", Proc. SPIE 5779, Biometric Technology for Human Identification II, (28 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.609778; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.609778
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