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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…

 

DHS seeks communications professionals to explain biometrics to public

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking to hire communications professionals to convey the often complicated message of biometrics to…

 

Identity Strategy Partners issues statement on Homeland Security RFP

Mark Crego, a partner at Identity Strategy Partners, issued a statement yesterday supporting the modernization of biometric identity management technology…

 

Former 9/11 Commission counsel recommends ways to improve travel ban executive order

Janice Kephart of Identity Strategy Partners, LLP released a statement regarding President Donald Trump’s “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From…

 

DHS scrambling to provide facial recognition to airports: report

Two weeks after President Trump signed the controversial immigration and refugee executive order that also called for the expedited completion…

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