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U.S. House Democrats urge pause on expansion of Biometric Exit facial recognition use

A letter has been sent to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by 20 House Democrats expressing concerns about the…

 

Airport biometrics adoption itinerary explored by diverse stakeholders

It has been almost 20 years since the late Max Snijder led the deployment of iris biometrics at Schiphol Airport…

 

Hundreds of participants test high-throughput systems for DHS biometrics rally

More than 400 paid volunteers took part in the U.S. Department of Homeland Services (DHS) 2019 Biometric Technology Rally earlier…

 

Northrop Grumman shareholders demand rights report over DHS biometric database contract

A group of shareholders are planning to challenge Northrop Grumman leadership over the human rights implications of its lucrative new…

 

DHS S&T hosting demonstration of high-throughput biometric systems

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced it will host a demonstration of biometric capabilities…

 

Biometric Exit expected to process nearly all air passengers departing U.S. within four years

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expects its Biometric Exit program to process 97 percent of airline passengers departing…

 

DHS struggles to deploy system to collect biometrics of departing travelers; proposed FY 2019 budget will help

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to work to deploy systems and procedures to collect the biographic and biometric…

 

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…

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