Border and Port Security

Border and port security biometric systems are put in place to track and manage the flow of humans. This includes national database deployments, entrance and exit access control systems, immigration technologies as well as ePassports and smart card systems. Read our research report on biometrics and homeland security.

The World Economic Forum has published a white paper describing in detail its proposed biometrics-backed paperless international travel concept, called…

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U.S. delays Real ID compliance deadline to reduce coronavirus risks

U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the deadline for state credentials to comply with Real ID specifications to next year,…

 

AI used in migrant agencies globally; Can it make sense of a difficult task?

Artificial intelligence has taken root more broadly in international migration issues than many, perhaps, realize. The early adopters among governments…

 

ACLU sues U.S. government agencies for records on facial biometrics deployments and plans

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, accusing Customs and Border Protection (CBP)…

 

Idemia to build biometrics-backed digital identity service in Egypt, supply TSA trials, joins Kantara

Idemia is planning to expand its business in Egypt and establish a shared services center in the country, CEO Yan…

 

Seattle port authority votes to work with CBP on biometric exit at Seattle airport

The Port of Seattle Commission has voted to work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on the implementation of…

 

Russia to expand use of biometrics to identify foreign citizens and immigrants seeking work

The Russian government said it intends to make increased use of biometric data when identifying foreign citizens, according to proposals…

 

ICAO publishes Master List of digital certificates for biometric passport authentication

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has issued an online “Master List” of biometric passport authentication certificates to strengthen border…

 

DHS Science and Technology calls for 2020 Biometric Technology Rally submissions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the opening of submissions for its 2020…

 

TSA deploys new credential authentication tech for checkpoint screening

A Credential Authentication Technology (CAT) system first piloted at Boston Logan Airport during the past year is now being rolled…

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