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Governments need to work on passport, National ID reliability

No two persons are alike. This fact has long been established through extensive biometric research and study. For this reason,…


Spy planes, sensors, biometrics detect IEDs

Spy planes, sensors and biometrics have helped curb explosives that threaten US troops in Afghanistan. There have been significant increases…


Feds expand use of iris recognition technology

The Homeland Security Department (DHS) is expanding its biometrics source from fingerprint to iris and facial recognition for identity verification….


Biometrics summit to gather leading U.S. government agencies

The Institute of Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) announced that it would hold its Biometrics & Identity Management Summit on August…


Biometrics data to be collected from foreign visitors to India

Foreign nationals visiting India as tourists or working may soon have their biometrics data collected. India will pilot the project…


U.S. immigrant fingerprint sharing program flawed

James Makowski, a Chicago-area U.S. citizen, is suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security…


Indian President appeals to citizens to enroll in biometric registery

Under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Citizenship Rules 2003, the citizen registration under the National Population Register (NPR) is mandatory…


Afghanistan using biometrics on wide scale for security

Afghanistan is utilizing biometrics technology as a helpful counter-insurgency tool. The Afghan government has started taking fingerprints and scanning the…


Nigeria lawmakers call for biometric scanners at borders

A resolution by Rep. Emmanuel Ekon and 23 others was unanimously received and adopted by the Nigerian House of Representatives…


New Canadian immigration law goes into effect

A new bill that claims to protect Canada’s immigration system received royal assent on June 29, after passing through the…

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