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Fed surveillance oversight board stuck in neutral, Biden busy elsewhere

President Joe Biden has yet to fill three vacancies on a five-person board created after 9/11 to monitor how the…

 

Evaluation ordered of biometric screening of displaced Afghans

The Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced it is beginning an evaluation of the screening…

 

InCadence wins $46.8M biometrics contract to support U.S. State Department vetting

InCadence has won a 10-year contract worth $46.8 million to provide mobile biometrics to the U.S. State Department’s Diplomatic Security Identity…

NEC National Security Systems

NEC National Security Systems (NEC NSS) deploys groundbreaking solutions for government use, including end-to-end systems for access control and security,…

 

DHS is failing in risk management for new biometric ID system — report

It is hard to imagine an information system — a biometric identity management system, no less — that has been…

 

Ugandan ID system a ‘national security weapon’ that denies human rights – report

Uganda’s national biometric ID system has failed in its promise to improve access to services for Ugandans, says a new…

 

Nigerian President says digital ID project will help curb insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged citizens to continue registering for the biometric national identification number (NIN) saying it…

 

NEC National Security Systems launches to deliver biometrics to US government

NEC North America has launched a new subsidiary, NEC National Security Systems, Inc. (NEC NSS), to specialize in the delivery…

 

‘Lashing together’ biometrics development for the US intelligence community

Coordination of effort in the federal government has not been in vogue for four years, but one segment of the…

 

UK to use biometric data as sole authentication for international travel

The United Kingdom released its 2025 Border Strategy, a five-year innovation model to improve national security and biosecurity. The changes…

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