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‘Strange Occurrences’ highlight insider threats to aviation security, TSA warns

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently issued a special bulletin in which it raised concerns about insider threats following the…

 

Inside the HART of the DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management

The Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) operated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) was…

 

Concerns raised about voting infrastructure security in mid-term elections

In the wake of mounting concerns over the security of the nation’s voting infrastructure during the 2018 midterm elections –…

 

Mobile driver’s licenses present massive opportunity for biometric technology providers

The question of what constitutes a trusted credential in the digital world is relatively new, as the valuable services and…

 

Security of federal information systems, protecting PII remains ‘high risk issue’

In recent years, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued literally dozens of audit reports to Congress and appropriate federal…

 

Rising tide lifts biometric digital identity verification providers

In the midst of the booming biometrics industry, digital identity verification stands out as an area which has gone through…

 

CBP continues developing, expanding biometric entry-exit system for international flights at US airports

This week, as part of Customs and Border Protection’s continuing development and expansion of its Traveler Verification Service (TVS), CBP…

 

DHS works to strengthen election security on heels of bipartisan legislation

What one congressional observer called, “a day late and a dollar short,” the bipartisan Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018…

 

Vetting security of mobile apps addressed in draft NIST special publication

Because of the level of the abundant risks due to vulnerabilities in multitudes of mobile communications apps, a 50-page draft…

 

IRS’s internal taxpayer authentication IT remains problematic, report says

In January 2017, just months before the April 6 hearing on Internal Revenue Security (IRS) by the House Committee on…

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