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Facial biometrics deployed to more airports as surveys indicate growing support

Public acceptance of biometric facial recognition technology seems to be increasing, and aviation stakeholders are forging ahead with public deployments….

 

U.S. government planning three new biometrics contracts

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is progressing toward the replacing its legacy IDENT biometric system with the new Homeland…

 

FBI and TSA legal footing criticized at house committee facial recognition hearings

U.S. lawmakers criticized the FBI’s failure to implement five of the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO’s) recommendations and expressed concern with…

 

DHS biometrics expansion to be scrutinized by Privacy Office in new fiscal year

While Congress recently passed legislation imposing potentially expensive – but unfunded –reporting and compliance requirements on Customs and Border Protection…

 

TSA’s ‘Biometric Roadmap’ may need more funding under new law, former deputy administrator says

While the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] Modernization Act “will guide our efforts to modernize aviation passenger identity verification over the…

 

TSA unveils its ‘biometrics roadmap’ in wake of legislation requiring more scrutiny

Coming on the heels of the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] Modernization Act — the first ever reauthorization of TSA since…

 

Legislation puts more scrutiny and analysis on TSA’s expanding use of biometrics

Evaluation of the efficacy, privacy issues, and expanded use of biometrics by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) comprises a not…

 

Delta announces first airport terminal in U.S. with curb to gate biometric coverage

Delta Air Lines is launching the first terminal-wide deployment of biometrics in the U.S. in partnership with Customs and Border…

 

‘Strange Occurrences’ highlight insider threats to aviation security, TSA warns

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently issued a special bulletin in which it raised concerns about insider threats following the…

 

U.S. biometric entry/exit program moves on to Phase II

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has moved on to the second phase of testing for the Traveler Verification…

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