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U.S. Homeland Security biometrics leaders discuss public engagement, privacy and legislation

The use of facial biometrics in public spaces for law enforcement is completely different from its use to automate an…

 

Leidos strikes traveler biometrics deal worth potential $960M with U.S. border protection

Leidos will provide biometric capture devices and other technology for processing and vetting travelers under a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) worth…

 

2020 Women in Biometrics Awards winners announced

The Security Industry Association (SIA) and SecureIDNews have chosen the winners of the 2020 Women in Biometrics Awards, a program sponsored by Idemia, Biometric Update and…

 

Role of biometrics in air travel recovery discussed by CBP and Thales execs in new IBIA podcast

Executives from government and the private sector discuss how U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) biometric partnerships can help to…

 

ACLU sues U.S. government agencies for records on facial biometrics deployments and plans

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, accusing Customs and Border Protection (CBP)…

 

Seattle port authority votes to work with CBP on biometric exit at Seattle airport

The Port of Seattle Commission has voted to work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on the implementation of…

 

Seeing is identifying — new border protection systems train how to spot impostors

Looking is not always seeing, and the difference between the two can be problematic for U.S. Customs and Border Protection…

 

Springfield passes facial biometrics moratorium as new deployments announced

The local government of Springfield, Massachusetts has approved legislation to place a moratorium on use of biometric facial recognition by…

 

DHS, ICE have been fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children longer than reported

Reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials only recently began fingerprinting unaccompanied alien children, or UACs, who are 14…

 

Travel industry group pitches biometrics to relieve airport chokepoint stress as deployments discussed

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow says the organization is focused on expanding biometrics use to enhance security…

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