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DHS launches Identity Intelligence Biometrics (I2B) pilot project

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis has launched the Identity Intelligence Biometrics (I2B) pilot project,…

 

Expect three factor authentication to be implemented following OPM hack

A Department of Homeland Security official said federal personnel will soon be required to use a three-factor authentication method that…

 

Homeland Security seeking off-the-shelf applications to manage biometric data

The Department of Homeland Security’ Office of Biometric Identity Management is currently looking for off-the-shelf applications that can more effectively…

 

Homeland Security requests information about biometric matching system technologies

The Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) of the Department of Homeland Security has posted a request for information (RFI)…

 

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…

 

Senate allocates $249 million for biometrics at U.S. border

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday approved funding legislation that totals US$47.2 billion for…

 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection to open biometric test facility

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced it will open its test facility for biometric identification technology in Landover, Maryland at…

 

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…

 

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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