4th Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit

4th Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit June 7 & 8, 2017 AUSA Conference Center | Arlington, VA DSI’s Mobile Security for Defense and Government Summit is designed as an educational and training “Town Hall” forum, where thought leaders and key policy-makers across military and civilian organizations, industry and academia can come together actionable discussions and debate. Session discussions will revolve around this year’s theme of “Improving Security and Innovation for the Mobile Ecosystem.” Register now or email Morgan

DSI to hold symposium on advancing biometric and ID activity solutions

Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) will hold its fourth annual Identity Management Symposium on April 18 to 19 at The Mary M. Gates Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia. The two-day event will give attendees the opportunity to contribute to discussions focused on advancing biometric and identity activity solutions. This year’s educational summit will inform attendees on the U.S. government’s current and prospective initiatives to integrate advanced identity and access management practices for greater defense and security. All attendees will have the

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defense to procure mobile biometric identification system

Bulgaria’ Ministry of Defense has identified a need for a mobile automatic biometric identification system to support its Military Police in NATO-led operations. According to a “sources sought” announcement issued by the U.S. Army Contracting Command on behalf of the Department of Defense, contractors are welcome to provide a statement of their interest, capabilities and qualifications to provide the system which will be known as the “Bulgarian Mobile Automatic Biometrics Identification System” or “B-MABIS.” B-MABIS will provide collection, storage, search,

Homeland Security Week 2014 announces presentation topics and speakers

Homeland Security Week 2014 announced the details of its upcoming conference and trade show, which is expected to feature over 40 high level presentations on Homeland Security, more than 60 exhibitors, and over 700 attendees. The fourth annual Homeland Security Week conference and trade show will take place October 6 through 9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. According to the Homeland Security Week 2014 website, the event will attract representatives from DHS, CBP, TSA, ICE,

Multiple Firms to Provide Multimodal Biometrics for the US Navy

A handful of biometrics companies have been awarded with new contracts to provide multimodal biometrics solutions to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, a component of the United States Navy. Among the companies are American Systems Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Honeywell Technology Solutions Incorporated, Ideal Innovations Incorporated, Science Applications International Corporation, and Scientific Research Corporation. Under the agreements, the companies will provide biometric support services in the areas of research and development, investigation, analysis, test and evaluation

Actionable Intelligence Summit

Actionable Intelligence for Defense and Homeland Security Adapting Technologies to Enhance the Efficiency of Tactical Operations One of the top priorities of the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies is to reduce the number of surprise encounters on the battlefield by increasing the availability and efficiency of tactical information. Operators need the tools and training to help them identify friends or foes, to know where threats are, to see inside buildings and around corners or over hills and increase awareness

Biometric job opportunity available at MITRE

MITRE is searching for a new Lead Biometrics Engineer at its Clarksburg, WV offices. MITRE works in partnership with the U.S. government, applying systems engineering, advanced technology, and research and development solutions to address issues of critical national importance. The organization currently manages four federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) sponsored by the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Homeland Security. Because FFRDCs are prohibited

Biometric firm Cross Match wins Frost & Sullivan award

Frost & Sullivan has recognized Cross Match Technologies with its 2012 North American Award for Customer Value Enhancement. Each year, the award is presented to a firm that demonstrates excellence in implementing strategies that proactively create value for its customers with a focus on improving the return on the investment that customers make in its services or products. The award recognizes the company’s inordinate focus on enhancing the value that its customers receive, beyond simply good customer service, leading to

Istanbul Biometrics Summit 2012

Istanbul Biometrics Summit 2012 November 19, 2012 – Istanbul, Turkey Turkey’s first biometrics summit will be held on November 19 and will provide an opportunity for sharing comprehensive information on biometric solutions for both industry and end-user stakeholders. The event, Istanbul Biometrics Summit 2012, will be held at the Istanbul Marriott Asia Hotel and will discuss new biometric technologies through a high-level speaker roster. The event will also host an exposition. The event will focus on a myriad of biometric

U.S. Government Spends $832,000 on TrapWire

Recent WikiLeaks documents have revealed that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security paid US$832,000 to deploy Trapwire surveillance in Washington, D.C. and Seattle. E-mails uncovered in a hack earlier this year from Strategic Forecasting Inc., a global intelligence company based in Austin, Texas suggested that Occupy groups were being spied on with the system. As reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, TrapWire is a the system that digitally records video at surveillance points in major cities and landmarks across the United States