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Interview with Mark DiFraia, MorphoTrust Senior Director of Solutions Strategy

MorphoTrust is working hard to help eliminate the password, according to Mark DiFraia, the firm’s Senior Director of Solutions Strategy….


Apple Pay to be available for certain financial transactions with the federal government

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection that payment service Apple Pay…


NSTIC begins latest round of pilot project funding for identity solutions

The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) National Program Office announced it has initiated its fourth round of…


Obama’s new national security strategy makes a push for biometrics data sharing

President Barack Obama recently unveiled the new National Security Strategy, in which he emphasized that consolidation of information across intelligence…


Republicans cancel vote on border biometric testing bill

Rep. Chris Collins introduced a proposal that could weaken a proposed $10 billion border security bill that demands the full…


NSA publishes declassified surveillance reports that detail US privacy breaches

The National Security Agency quietly published several surveillance reports on December 23 that spanned more than a decade, some of…


Precise Biometrics to provide mobile smart card readers for US Department of Defense

Precise Biometrics announced it has received an order of 1,100 Tactivo mobile smart card readers from the Defense Logistics Agency…


Biometrics will be used to screen Syrian rebels for U.S. training

The U.S. military will use biometrics to screen Syrian rebels for military training, according to a report in the Washington…


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…


FBI’s new NGI system leads to faster and more accurate responses

The FBI said that its new biometric identification system, Next Generation Identification, has resulted in faster and more accurate matches…

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