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WTTC moving quickly to solve travel infrastructure crunch with harmonized biometric traveler identity

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is very busy. It advocates for all of the companies that participate in…

 

DHS wants PII on persons at all ‘high-risk’ chemical facilities; but where’s the biometrics?

The Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate’s (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division is…

 

Potential breakthrough in infant biometrics heads for trial in Kenya after ID4Africa appeal

Infants born to mothers with HIV have between a 15 and 45 percent chance of contracting the virus if they…

 

DARPA seeks continued funding for biometric, analytic tech for warfighters

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) outlined a few programs utilizing biometrics and data analytics in the Department of…

 

New York, DHS testing voting systems cybersecurity

The New York State Board of Elections—in concert with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Division…

 

Identity industry lessons from the 2018 ID4Africa survey

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as priorities and challenges,…

 

Facial recognition: separating the hype from the reality with SensibleVision CEO George Brostoff

SensibleVision CEO George Brostoff takes something of an unusual perspective on the maturation of facial recognition technology and the biometrics…

 

Airport biometrics at a potential turning point

There has been a steady stream of announcements regarding deployments of biometric technology in airports around the world over the…

 

CBP plans to expand biometric entry/exit program to include vehicles

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has proposed to revise its congressionally mandated biometric-based entry and exit system to include the…

 

Audits of DHS, other agencies found access control problems, but didn’t address biometrics

The role of biometrics in a variety of critical US government agencies’ computer access controls which were found deficient during…

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