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Accurate Biometrics wins Fermilab fingerprinting and background checks contract

Accurate Biometrics has been awarded the live scan fingerprinting service contract for Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Daily Herald reports….


Onfido biometrics tapped for Checkr combined ID verification and background check service

Background check provider Checkr has developed a new unified identity verification and background check solution with integrated ID document verification…


Accurate Biometrics wins fingerprint background checks contract for the State of South Carolina

Accurate Biometrics has been awarded a contract with the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation for receiving, storing…


Gemalto to provide AFIS for Canadian Department of National Defense

Gemalto has been tapped by the Canadian government to provide its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) for biometric criminal and…


Background check service with facial biometrics launches in U.S. with former LinkedIn VP on board

Canada-based background check provider Certn has launched its people screening platform with biometric facial verification to the U.S. market, and…


Biometrica launches continuous background check software with facial recognition

Biometrica Systems has launched a new software product with biometric facial matching to provide continuous criminal background checks and notify…


One third of recommendations made by GAO to OPM regarding PII, biometrics data security still not fixed

The federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) – which collects and maintains biometric and other Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on…


‘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…


SureID emerges from acquisition and reorganization with new head office and GM

After a major acquisition and team reorganization, SureID with a new General Manager and a new corporate office located in…


Every year, millions of people submit fingerprints to the FBI or other agencies – for work, travel, education, and other…

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