CARCO partners with Accurate Biometrics to provide fingerprint solutions

Risk mitigation and background screening firm CARCO Group, Inc. announced it has partnered with Accurate Biometrics, Inc. to provide live scan fingerprinting solutions to its customers. As a result of the partnership, CARCO Group, Inc. has added fingerprint solutions to its management solution intended for the pre-employment screening/risk mitigation industry. Accurate Biometrics, Inc. provides technology that enables electronic fingerprint capture, transmission, storage, and database reporting to meet the increasing number of applicants requiring a fingerprint-based criminal history record check. Additionally,

Clear provides baseball fans with biometric access control to AT&T Park

Clear announced it has partnered with the San Francisco Giants, and beginning May 1st, existing Clear members and Giants fans (with priority given to Giants Season Ticket Members) who sign up for Clear Fast Access will be able to enter AT&T Park through a designated lane at the Willie Mays Gate. Clear’s biometric secure identity platform prescreens individuals, expediting the waiting process for fans to ensure faster entry into the park. This partnership is particularly important in that it is

Suspicious government to fingerprint employees, spy on citizens

As the Harper government nears nine years in power, it continues to demonstrate that it has no trust for its employees and Canadian citizens in general. This week, Canada’s Treasury Board Secretariat, which is responsible for the federal civil service, confirmed that the government’s new standard on security screening, that came into effect last October, includes fingerprinting employees, along with mandatory credit checks. As of 2014, it was estimated that there were 257,138 federal civil servants in Canada. Public sector

MorphoTrust Enrolls 1.5 Million Drivers in TSA’s HTAP

MorphoTrust has announced it has now enrolled a total of 1.5 million commercial drivers at 135 enrollment centers for the TSA’s Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program. According to the company — as the exclusive enrollment services provider to the TSA in support of its Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program (HTAP) — screens, trains and vets trusted agents collect the biographic and biometric data for the 200,000 truck drivers who require a hazardous materials endorsement on their commercial driver licenses