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House Homeland Security Committee pass $10b border security bill

The House Committee on Homeland Security has approved a $10 billion border security bill that demands the full implementation of…

 

U.S. Defense Department biometrics database upgraded

DOD Biometrics today announced that it has deployed an upgraded version of the Automated Biometrics Identification System, known as DOD…

 

Stakeholders work towards establishing facial recognition guidelines

Consumer protection and privacy organization Center For Digital Democracy and NTIA are attempting to establish voluntary guidelines for the use…

 

Washington State city considers implementing new fingerprint ID system

Mercer Island, Washington is contemplating on signing an interlocal agreement with King County to install fingerprint identification systems in police…

 

State lawmakers continue to place restrictions on biometrics in schools

Several U.S. states have implemented bans or restrictions on the use of biometric technologies in schools as concerns over student…

 

White House official says biometric authentication should replace passwords

Michael Daniel, the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator, recently spoke out against passwords as a security measure, and in favor of…

 

What is Biometric Data Sharing? An Introduction & Overview

This is a guest post by Paul Coombes, Head of Commercial (EMEA) for Argus Global The Five Country Conference (FCC)…

 

Boston spied, used facial recognition on concertgoers

Recent news reports claim that the City of Boston tested an IBM video mass surveillance system at the Boston Calling…

 

U.S. DOE seeks partner for biometric wearable system for first responders

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently undergoing a multiyear project to develop a wearable communication…

 

MorphoTrak names VP of criminal justice and public security

Morpho announced it has named Steve Vinsik as MorphoTrak’s new VP of criminal justice and public security. In this role,…

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