Department of Homeland Security

 

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…

 

U.S. Homeland Security Department reviews privacy policies

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Privacy Office recently outlined policies in its recent year-end review. The review revealed that…

 

DHS hosting an “Industry Day” in Silicon Valley next week

The Department of Homeland Security’s Silicon Valley branch office is hosting an “Industry Day” on December 10 with technology companies…

 

U.S. refugee application process may add iris authentication, DNA testing

Biometrics data collection including iris authentication and DNA testing may soon be added to the already comprehensive application process for…

 

Border Security & Intelligence Summit to discuss biometrics

Defense Strategies Institute announced that it will host the upcoming U.S. Border Security & Intelligence Summit, where attendees will work…

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics