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DNA processing carried out by DHS S&T for FBI, intel agencies

DNA “bio-forensic” data is being used by the FBI — and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies – to determine…

 

DHS seeks reach-back tech for fielded rapid DNA systems; ICAM on-the-fly

To enhance its multimodal biometric collection for enhanced border security and the prevention of human trafficking and smuggling, the Department…

 

As DHS stands up national vetting center, privacy issues persist, assessment says

As the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stands up the National Vetting Center (NVC), which was mandated by National Security…

 

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…

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