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U.S. government agencies increasingly adopting new biometric authentication tools

U.S. government agencies are increasingly adopting a range of biometric technologies to ­minimize cyberthreats and streamline system access, according to…

 

New E-Verify proposal would see addition of biometric data

Senator Chuck Grassley has introduced an E-Verify bill designed to expand the employment verification program nationwide. The bill, if enacted,…

 

Trump’s executive order on immigration addresses biometric entry-exit tracking system

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday which includes a series of initiatives to address immigration, including a proposal…

 

Incoming Trump administration focusing on biometrics

Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th American President after taking the oath of office in Washington today….

 

Bipartisan cybersecurity panel issues report recommending stronger authentication

The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, a bipartisan panel that addresses cybersecurity challenges facing government and industry, issued a new…

 

White House, NCSA launch campaign for adoption of strong authentication

The White House, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and more than 35 companies and NGOs have launched a new…

 

Intellicheck Mobilisa wins $250K access control contract for classified government facility

Intellicheck Mobilisa has been awarded a $250,000 federal contract to expand the deployment of its biometric access control solution Defense…

 

DHS/ICE unveils renovated forensic laboratory

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Daniel Ragsdale today unveiled a…

 

U.S. intelligence community seeks to detect biometric spoofing

In an effort to strengthen its proposed biometric screening system, known as Tactical High-Threat Operational Response (THOR), the Intelligence Advanced…

 

U.S. government accepting bids for personal ID verification system

The General Services Administration has begun the bidding process on a possible 10-year hybrid contract for managed services to a…

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