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Homeland Security to test BOSS facial recognition at junior hockey game

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will test its crowd-scanning facial recognition system, known as the Biometric Optical Surveillance System, or…


Accenture gets new DHS contract for OBIM data-sharing

Accenture has just been awarded a nine-month contract from the Department of Homeland Security to expand international data-sharing capabilities and secure web…


Disclosures show crowd-scanning facial recognition system tested by U.S.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security tested a crowd-scanning facial recognition system last year, called the Biometric Optical Surveillance System (BOSS), following…


U.S. government spending on big data to grow exponentially

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. has observed that national security and military applications are driving a large proportion of “Big Data”…


iBeta completes mobile biometric device testing for Sandia

iBeta Quality Assurance Biometrics Testing Laboratory has completed its first task order of conformance testing of mobile biometric devices, under a…


Epic publishes comments on DHS biometric border management

Public interest research group, Epic – the Electronic Privacy Information Center — has just published its comments and suggested specific security…

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