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AVISIAN Publishing announces Women in Biometrics Identity award winners

AVISIAN Publishing has announced the winners of the inaugural Women in Biometrics Identity 2015 awards. The awards were presented at…

 

TSA’s five year strategy plan includes more biometrics

The Transportation Security Administration has released an aggressive five-year strategy that includes a potential expansion of the use of biometrics,…

 

DHS issues three awards to develop new mobile authentication technologies

The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology directorate has awarded HRL Laboratories, United Technologies Research Center, and Northrop Grumman…

 

Bid protests continue in delayed DHS biometrics contract

In what has felt like a never-ending bidding process, hindered by multiple procurement delays, the Department of Homeland Security has…

 

CBP testing handheld fingerprint readers on foreign travellers departing Atlanta airport

The Customs and Border Protection agency has launched a new pilot program in which it is testing a handheld biometric…

 

Expect three factor authentication to be implemented following OPM hack

A Department of Homeland Security official said federal personnel will soon be required to use a three-factor authentication method that…

 

ZKAccess receives award for its access control camera with embedded facial recognition

ZKAccess has received the ESX Innovation Award for its HD IP access control camera, ZKAccess BioCam 300, in the category…

 

FBI program manager discusses success of $1.1B NGI biometrics program

In a recent interview with Federal News Radio, Jim Preaskorn, the program manager for the FBI’s Next Generation Identification System,…

 

Homeland Security seeking off-the-shelf applications to manage biometric data

The Department of Homeland Security’ Office of Biometric Identity Management is currently looking for off-the-shelf applications that can more effectively…

 

CBP to include biometric data in border crossing database

The Department of Homeland Security announced that the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will update personal information categories in the…

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