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Biometric identification’s role in the on-boarding process

This is a guest post by Steve Cook Director of Business Development at Facebanx Examining the use of biometrics in…

 

Secrecy surrounds government surveillance programs

Lack of accountability is usually a common theme when it comes to camera surveillance, so San Diego’s public disclosure of…

 

Biometrics could prevent ‘celeb porn’ hacking incidents

Biometrics could be the ideal tool to protect private consumer data in the cloud. In the wake of an iCloud…

 

Wi-Fi security threats to air travelers identified

In January, a CBC news report revealed that Canada’s electronic spy agency utilized data from a free Internet Wi-Fi service…

 

Boston spied, used facial recognition on concertgoers

Recent news reports claim that the City of Boston tested an IBM video mass surveillance system at the Boston Calling…

 

Biometrics Essential to Protecting Unaccompanied Minors Illegally Crossing US Southern Border

This is a guest post by Janice Kephart, founder of the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA). The U.S. Department…

 

“Human Factors” and Biometrics at DHS

This is a guest post by Chuck Brooks, Vice President/Client Executive for DHS at Xerox. Inside the Science & Technology…

 

Biometric Technology In The UK: The Emerging Trends

This is a guest post by Paul Coombes, Head of Commercial (EMEA) for Argus Global In the UK, we see…

 

$500 billion spent on intelligence, according to U.S. “black budget”

The United States has spent more than US$500 billion on intelligence since 9/11, an outlay that U.S. officials say has…

 

Biometric Passports and Borders Essential to Saving Lives, Preventing Terrorist Activity

Australian Jahidi’s ISIS Participation Provides More Evidence that 9/11 Commission Recommendations on Biometric Passports and Borders Essential to Saving Lives,…

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