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Actions still needed to ensure interoperable physical access control of fed buildings

During a performance audit from October 2017 to December 2018, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, found the…

 

ACLU files broad request for information on Justice Department biometrics use

In a broad Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request the American Civil Liberties Union has asked for 20 different sets…

 

RFP issued for biometric and other AI tech to support US federal agencies

The Program Support Center within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched a request for proposals…

 

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…

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