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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and CBP unveil new biometric screening system

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, have unveiled a new biometric screening system…

 

Universal Power Industry Corp unit to sell Weibridge facial recognition technology in North America

Universal Power Industry Corporation (UPIN) division Advanced Technology Group has reached a deal with Shanghai Weibridge Network Corp. to be…

 

Hikvision hires lobbyist to fight U.S. government surveillance technology ban

Mercury Public Affairs will represent Hikvision USA under a one-year, $840,000 agreement, to determine the impact of National Defense Authorization…

 

Concerns raised about voting infrastructure security in mid-term elections

In the wake of mounting concerns over the security of the nation’s voting infrastructure during the 2018 midterm elections –…

 

DHS works to strengthen election security on heels of bipartisan legislation

What one congressional observer called, “a day late and a dollar short,” the bipartisan Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018…

 

West Virginia to offer Voatz biometric voting app statewide for overseas military

Military service personnel from West Virginia serving overseas will be able to vote in the November U.S. midterm elections with…

 

U.S. visitor overstays motivating biometric exit continue gradual decline

The number of suspected in-country overstays by U.S. visitors in 2017 declined to just under 607,000 from just under 629,000…

 

More calls to investigate facial recognition technology

A group of U.S. legislators have called on the Government Accountability Office to examine and evaluate commercial and law enforcement…

 

US House Homeland Security Committee advances biometric data sharing bill

The United States House Homeland Security Committee has advanced the Biometric Identification Migration Alert Program (BITMAP) Authorization Act of 2018….

 

NYC, Perth deploy public facial recognition while London ethics panel calls for greater transparency

New public deployments of facial recognition have been announced for Perth, Australia, and New York City, while an ethics panel…

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