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Tascent facial recognition excels at DHS 2019 Biometric Technology Rally

Tascent has delivered the highest biometric facial recognition accuracy, highest efficiency, and highest customer satisfaction among all 14 leading competitors…

 

Senators call for DHS report on biometrics use and explanation for delay

The Department of Homeland Security was due to produce a report on its use of biometric technology, including its privacy…

 

DHS S&T hosting demonstration of high-throughput biometric systems

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced it will host a demonstration of biometric capabilities…

 

DHS-wide biometrics programs, issues, detailed in data mining report to Congress

The comprehensive, legally mandated new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office’s Data Mining Report to Congress provides detailed updates…

 

ACLU seeks disclosure of facial recognition plans from Homeland Security

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has demanded that the U.S. Department of Homeland Services disclose its use or plans…

 

DHS expanding, modifying records system involving sensitive PII sharing

As soon as the public comment period for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) recent system of records notice (SORN)…

 

U.S. agencies working on standard for seamless communication between biometric databases

The U.S. Defense Department, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security are planning to establish a new standard in…

 

EFF sounds alarm over the DHS HART biometric database

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART) database will likely become the largest repository of biometric…

 

Cato Institute calls biometric exit program “a big waste of money”

The Cato Institute is calling on the U.S. Congress to resist efforts to fund the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s)…

 

ICE sued for info about use of mobile biometric devices in immigration raids

A non-profit group of lawyers is suing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in federal court for failing…

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