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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…

 

U.S. Immigration and Customs propose to fingerprint parents of immigrant youths

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has submitted a proposal that would allow U.S. immigration enforcement officers to fingerprint…

 

Integrated Biometrics visits Capitol Hill to advocate increased use of biometric technologies

Integrated Biometrics announced that it recently sent a team led by company VP David Gerulsi to Capitol Hill to advocate…

 

Pentagon establishes Defense Innovation Advisory Board

The Pentagon has established a new “Defense Innovation Advisory Board” in order to import technological innovation and best practices from…

 

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center issues RFI for contactless multimodal biometrics identification system

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic has posted a Request for Information (RFI) on commercial off the-shelf (COTS)…

 

Obama’s cybersecurity plan calls for adoption of strong multi-factor authentication methods

President Barack Obama outlined a Cybersecurity National Action Plan this week, featuring an expanded cybersecurity budget, a new federal chief…

 

GAO report finds slow progress to biometric exit system

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is advising the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in a new report to reveal a…

 

Americans cautious on exchanging biometric data for improved government services

Accenture released the results of its latest #AFSFedPulse survey which questioned people about their willingness to share personal information, including…

 

Law enforcement and biometrics

This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides a brief, updated overview of the market size and biometric technologies available…

 

Obama calls for research into smart gun technology to reduce gun violence

The Obama administration announced Tuesday a series of commonsense executive actions designed to reduce gun violence in the United States,…

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