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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…

 

SIBA founder urges DHS to implement biometric border exit in Senate testimony and roundtable

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association founder Janice Kephart is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to promptly deploy a…

 

Homeland Security requests information about biometric matching system technologies

The Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) of the Department of Homeland Security has posted a request for information (RFI)…

 

U.S. airports to install 340 airport ABC kiosks to drive international tourism

The Department of Homeland Security announced it will install an additional 340 airport automated border control kiosks across the country…

 

Homeland Security to deploy iris and facial recognition services to Border Patrol

The Department of Homeland Security has announced it will begin deploying iris and facial recognition services to the U.S. Border…

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