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Actions still needed to ensure interoperable physical access control of fed buildings

During a performance audit from October 2017 to December 2018, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, found the…

 

Breakthrough year ahead for biometric payment cards: industry insights and predictions

After a series of breakthroughs in fingerprint sensor manufacturing, new architectures such as system-on-chip (SOC), and power harvesting in recent…

 

DNA processing carried out by DHS S&T for FBI, intel agencies

DNA “bio-forensic” data is being used by the FBI — and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies – to determine…

 

Aratek targets broad range of uses with new mobile biometric terminals

Aratek has recently increased its focus on delivering biometric capabilities in remote locations, including with the launch of its new…

 

DHS seeks reach-back tech for fielded rapid DNA systems; ICAM on-the-fly

To enhance its multimodal biometric collection for enhanced border security and the prevention of human trafficking and smuggling, the Department…

 

Everest brings distributed approach to biometric ID4D

Extending legal identity to the billion people without it by 2030 to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16:9…

 

As DHS stands up national vetting center, privacy issues persist, assessment says

As the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stands up the National Vetting Center (NVC), which was mandated by National Security…

 

SensiPass reinvents the knowledge factor to offer three-factor authentication

Knowledge-based authentication is blamed for many data breaches, and the weakness of traditional KBA systems has been one of the…

 

Deep fake technology outpacing security countermeasures

In July, Sen. Marco Rubio appeared to be a lone cry in the dark when he declared in remarks he…

 

OBIM transferred to DHS management under long-stalled cyber legislation signed into law

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometrics Identity Management (OBIM) is being transferred to DHS’s Management Directorate, DHS…

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