Former 9/11 Commission counsel recommends ways to improve travel ban executive order

Janice Kephart of Identity Strategy Partners, LLP released a statement regarding President Donald Trump’s “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” (Jan. 27, 2017), as well as offered some recommendations as to how to improve on the plan. President Trump’s executive order temporarily prohibits nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country, along with calling for the expedited development of a national biometric ID program for non-citizens entering and leaving the U.S. In

SIBA: A conversation with Founder Janice Kephart

This is the second part of’s conversation with Janice Kephart. Read part 1 here. Janice Kephart is the outspoken leader and founder of the Secure Identity and Biometrics Association – SIBA for short. had a chance to sit down with Kephart to talk about the association, her work and her life outside of the security and identity sphere. She’s been around the block in the security community and has authored significant portions of the 9/11 Commission’s staff monograph,