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DHS is failing in risk management for new biometric ID system — report

It is hard to imagine an information system — a biometric identity management system, no less — that has been…

 

Engineer sees through-the-wall surveillance as a net good — and very possible

An industry insider’s view of today’s surveillance and rescue systems that see through walls, published last week, will offer hope…

 

DHS 2021 Biometric Technology Rally to focus on identifying masked travellers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is calling for submissions to participate in its 2021 Biometric Technology Rally at the…

 

A push to make a DHS biometric program permanent

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are again pushing legislation that would make a decade-old biometric border-protection pilot program…

 

Is data privacy a priority for DHS? Policy compliance looks an afterthought — watchdog report

A fairly damning report by a federal watchdog agency puts in doubt the lip service given by Department of Homeland…

 

DHS founding Secretary Tom Ridge to discuss biometrics and risk-based safety at Daon event

Daon and hc1 will host a virtual round-table discussion on January 19 on the use of biometrics and how risk-based safety…

 

DHS submits finalized new immigration biometrics collection rule

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has submitted its finalized new rule for biometrics collection from immigrants to the White…

 

DHS must table self-serving biometrics report — EPIC

A First Amendment advocacy group has strongly criticized a new Homeland Security report for ignoring the price Americans might pay…

 

Oversight board for DHS biometrics use proposed by committee

The Homeland Security Advisory Council of the United States (HSAC) has agreed that a special body should be created with…

 

DHS biometrics expansion proposal needs longer comment period, 100+ organizations urge

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is being asked to allow a longer comment period for its proposed biometrics expansion…

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