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Tascent powers new fingerprinting solution for employee background check and onboarding

Background check and drug screening solution provider First Advantage has launched a Mobile Fingerprint Capture solution, through a partnership with…

 

Telos ID to process background checks for aviation workers at LAX

Telos ID has been contracted to provide TSA-approved Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services for processing worker background checks at Los…

 

New federal government contractors in Canada required to submit fingerprints to RCMP

New federal government contractors in Canada will now be required to submit their fingerprints electronically to the country’s national police…

 

Uber to roll out face recognition security check for drivers in U.S.

Uber is introducing facial recognition verification for drivers, a new security measure that will soon roll out to the entire…

 

IBIA urges ridesharing firms to enforce fingerprint-based background checks

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has published a new white paper that makes a convincing case for why…

 

Groups oppose privacy exemption for FBI biometric database

Forty-four privacy, civil liberties, and immigrants’ rights organizations sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week…

 

Fingerprint background checks mandatory for Colorado surgical techs and assistants

Colorado lawmakers have passed House Bill 1160, a law requiring criminal background checks for surgical technologists and surgical assistants that…

 

Lyft and Uber to pause operations in Austin following fingerprint checks vote

Lyft and Uber will temporarily cease operations in Austin, Texas, following a city vote that rejected a ballot measure that…

 

Atlanta international airport wants Uber drivers to undergo fingerprint criminal background checks

Atlanta’s city council is expected to review a plan outlining certain conditions for Uber and other ride-booking services to operate…

 

Arizona introduces electronic fingerprint application system

Arizona’s Department of Public Safety electronic fingerprint application system (EFAS) now gives state residents the opportunity to apply for a…

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