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DHS/ICE unveils renovated forensic laboratory

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Daniel Ragsdale today unveiled a…

 

Homeland Security targets 2018 for biometric exit at key U.S. airports

Last week, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a Senate committee that biometrics-based exit technology could expand to key U.S….

 

DHS calls on industry to share solutions for the biometric exit program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to share solutions in support for U.S….

 

Biometrics and Identity Innovations Forum

Biometrics and Identity Innovations Forum June 29 | Washington, DC In order to survey and discuss DHS advances in biometrics,…

 

Congress votes to form cybersecurity unit with differing biometrics operation plans

The Homeland Security Committee approved a new bill Wednesday by a voice vote to form a new agency within DHS…

 

U.S. bill proposes biometric technology use at oversea airports for screening travelers

A U.S. congressman and member of the House Committee of Homeland Security recently proposed a new bill to implement biometric…

 

DSI announces speakers for Identity Management Symposium

Next month, senior leaders from the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of…

 

National security concerns impacts contract extension, government recordkeeping

Northrop Grumman was recently granted a sole-source extension to supply an unspecified U.S. Army unit with biometric technology. The 12-month,…

 

Biometrics in border security and banking, fingerprint technology trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Border security…

 

GAO report finds slow progress to biometric exit system

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is advising the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in a new report to reveal a…

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