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Fingerprint background checks begin for cab drivers in Boston

The Boston Police Department (BPD) announced that it has begun fingerprinting all licensed cab drivers in the city as part…

 

Ride-share programs oppose fingerprint background checks in Austin

Ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft are fighting it out with Austin city council over fingerprint background checks. Last week,…

 

Canada outlines refugee security measures to U.S. Senate committee

In advance of a U.S. Senate committee meeting next week about “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for…

 

TSA partner MorphoTrust has enrolled two million Americans in TSA Precheck

Identity service provider MorphoTrust announced today that more than two million travelers have enrolled in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA…

 

4F allows the use of smartphone finger photos as a contactless fingerprint identification system to match with legacy databases

This is a guest post by Francis Mather, Director of Computer Vision at Hoyos Labs. Security is now one of…

 

Obama calls for research into smart gun technology to reduce gun violence

The Obama administration announced Tuesday a series of commonsense executive actions designed to reduce gun violence in the United States,…

 

Biometrics part of Canada’s screening process for Syrian refugees

The Canadian government is collecting biometric information from refugees headed to Canada under the government-assisted refugee aspect of the Syrian…

 

U.S. refugee application process may add iris authentication, DNA testing

Biometrics data collection including iris authentication and DNA testing may soon be added to the already comprehensive application process for…

 

Hospitals using Crossmatch fingerprint solution for background checks

Crossmatch announced that Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC) member hospitals have submitted over 120,000 new hire fingerprint-based background checks via…

 

Syrian refugee screening process in the U.S. includes biometrics, biographical data

Following the Paris attacks, members of the Republican party are recommending a halt to the federal program that relocates Syrian…

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