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Tech5 to help Leidos upgrade US Defense Department’s biometrics search system

Tech5 has announced a strategic contract with Leidos to provide support for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Biometric-Enabled Capability Increment…


AI is everywhere. Can DHS trust what it’s telling them?

How much should we trust artificial intelligence? Governments are already responding to what is becoming one of the primary questions…


US pandemic fraud loss estimates keep rising as Congress dithers on digital identity

The wave of fraud suffered by the U.S. during the pandemic through unemployment insurance programs is even higher than previously…


US oversight body demands biometrics privacy, training upgrades at DHS, FBI

The U.S. Government Accountability Office wants federal agencies to work on protecting the privacy and civil liberties of Americans in…


Single sign-on Login.gov accounts grow in US; still a long way to go

The U.S. government says 70 million Login.gov single sign-in accounts have been created, a 50 percent increase compared to a…


Incode signs partnership for access to US public sector market, receives Kantara assurance

Incode Technologies has sealed a deal that will help the Californian company offer its identity verification services to the U.S….


Washington prepares to tender remote ID proofing upgrade for Login.gov

The U.S. government has scheduled a briefing for vendors interested in bidding on work to improve Login.gov, Washington’s wobbly single…


Sterling and ID.me launch virtual US employment eligibility document review service

Sterling Check Corp. has partnered with ID.me to launch a virtual I-9 document review service. The service will be integral…


General Dynamics lands $320M in visa service orders featuring biometric enrollment

The U.S. State Department has awarded $320 million in visa task orders to General Dynamics for consulates in South America….


NIST meets with digital ID experts globally to win wide framework acceptance

Making and maintaining peer relationships around the world is important for coherent progress in any technology. That statement, which has…

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