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US customs and border protection receives $3m in funding to test biometric exit app

The Department of Homeland Security released a $39.7 billion appropriations bill last week that includes $3 million specifically for testing…

 

DHS terminates biometric deportation program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced it has terminated one of its key deportation programs, that was heavily…

 

DHS to delete Internet surveillance records

According to a NextGov report, the U.S. Government is preparing to delete government-wide Internet surveillance records that are over three…

 

Homeland Security could get more than $25M for IDENT biometric system improvements

The Department of Homeland Security could get more than $25 million for improvements to its Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT)…

 

Homeland Security selects Stevens Institute of Technology to study port security issues

The US Department of Homeland Security has chosen Stevens Institute of Technology as one of 11 partnering universities that will…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of August 3

Biometrics Week in Review: iWallet app using fingerprint sensors, facial recognition at Brussels Airport, Nigerian banks collecting biometrics, next killer…

 

“Human Factors” and Biometrics at DHS

This is a guest post by Chuck Brooks, Vice President/Client Executive for DHS at Xerox. Inside the Science & Technology…

 

Gemalto discusses biometric technology to help DHS track children illegally crossing the border

Digital security firm Gemalto believes biometric ID cards can help the Department of Homeland Security track the thousands of undocumented…

 

U.S. military completes test of biometrics system

The upgraded biometrics database repository at the U.S. Department of Defense, known as DOD ABIS, recently completed an internal test,…

 

Senate allocates $249 million for biometrics at U.S. border

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday approved funding legislation that totals US$47.2 billion for…

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