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DHS S&T issues SVIP solicitation for preventing forgery, counterfeiting of certificates and licenses

A new Other Transaction Solicitation Call (OTS), Preventing Forgery and Counterfeiting of Certificates and Licenses, was recently issued by the…

 

OBIM transferred to DHS management under long-stalled cyber legislation signed into law

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometrics Identity Management (OBIM) is being transferred to DHS’s Management Directorate, DHS…

 

U.S. federal enforcement agencies deploying surveillance cameras hidden in streetlights

Federal contracting documents have revealed that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have hidden…

 

Parroco Production Group wins USCG contract for biometric readers, support services

The US Coast Guard (USCG) awarded Chesapeake, VA-based Parroco Security Integration Group (P-SIG), the biometrics division of Parroco Production Group,…

 

DHS-wide biometrics programs, issues, detailed in data mining report to Congress

The comprehensive, legally mandated new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office’s Data Mining Report to Congress provides detailed updates…

 

DHS issues call for 2019 Biometric Technology Rally participants

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has issued its call for submissions to the 2019…

 

DHS biometrics expansion to be scrutinized by Privacy Office in new fiscal year

While Congress recently passed legislation imposing potentially expensive – but unfunded –reporting and compliance requirements on Customs and Border Protection…

 

TSA unveils its ‘biometrics roadmap’ in wake of legislation requiring more scrutiny

Coming on the heels of the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] Modernization Act — the first ever reauthorization of TSA since…

 

Legislation puts more scrutiny and analysis on TSA’s expanding use of biometrics

Evaluation of the efficacy, privacy issues, and expanded use of biometrics by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) comprises a not…

 

Progress made, but CBP still confronts challenges implementing biometric entry-exit program

While Customs and Border Protection (CBP) “made considerable progress developing and implementing a biometric capability to track air passenger exits…

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