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Republicans cancel vote on border biometric testing bill

Rep. Chris Collins introduced a proposal that could weaken a proposed $10 billion border security bill that demands the full…

 

Most popular biometrics news updates for the week ending November 30

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics news in review:…

 

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…

 

SIBA teams with SIA to encourage airport biometric entry-exit system

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), a key biometrics industry non-profit trade association, announced that it has teamed up…

 

U.S. Office of Biometric Identity Management seeks industry input on next-gen biometric technologies

The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) is seeking information from the biometrics industry on how…

 

Biometrics and Port Security

Biometric Update Special Reports provides analysis and competitive industry intelligence for the global biometrics industry including market size, multiple industry…

 

SIBA chairman discusses responsible use of biometrics in private and public sectors

In a statement released yesterday, Paul Schuepp, chairman of the board at the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) discussed…

 

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…

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