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DHS seeks reach-back tech for fielded rapid DNA systems; ICAM on-the-fly

To enhance its multimodal biometric collection for enhanced border security and the prevention of human trafficking and smuggling, the Department…

 

IDEMIA moving its North American headquarters to Virginia

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced today that IDEMIA will relocate its North American Identity & Security headquarters from Massachusetts to…

 

White House task force to update AI plan to maintain industry lead over China

The White House task force on artificial intelligence is planning to update the AI research and development plan launched two…

 

Parroco Production Group wins USCG contract for biometric readers, support services

The US Coast Guard (USCG) awarded Chesapeake, VA-based Parroco Security Integration Group (P-SIG), the biometrics division of Parroco Production Group,…

 

InCadence wins 2018 GovCon Contractor of the Year award

InCadence Strategic Solutions has been named Contractor of the Year in the under $25 million category at the 2018 GovCon…

 

Medical biometrics R&D proving to also have wide-ranging security applications

Rapidly advancing mobile-device technologies and information-sharing platforms like “wearable devices,” are hurriedly being developed which can “capture a wide variety…

 

FEMA seeks better way to identify disaster survivors

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is searching for a better way to verify the identity of disaster survivors…

 

U.S. senators voice concern over State Department cybersecurity

A group of bipartisan U.S. senators have voiced their concern over State Department cybersecurity. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ron Wyden…

 

Security of federal information systems, protecting PII remains ‘high risk issue’

In recent years, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued literally dozens of audit reports to Congress and appropriate federal…

 

IRS’s internal taxpayer authentication IT remains problematic, report says

In January 2017, just months before the April 6 hearing on Internal Revenue Security (IRS) by the House Committee on…

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