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Defense contractor settles cost-padding civil suit for half-million dollars

Integral Consulting Services (ICS) has agreed to pay over $500,000 in damages to the United States over allegations that it…

 

DFW named innovation site airport, will work with TSA to improve aviation security

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has been designated an official Innovation Task Force site by the TSA. The Innovation…

 

CBP meets with privacy advocates again to discuss biometric entry and exit

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have met with privacy advocates for a second time to discuss the controversial…

 

Federal News Radio explores U.S. Department of Defense 30-year roadmap for biometrics

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has a 30-year roadmap for biometric technology and its potential uses, and it includes…

 

Cato Institute calls biometric exit program “a big waste of money”

The Cato Institute is calling on the U.S. Congress to resist efforts to fund the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s)…

 

Biometric exit program could extend to all major U.S. airports in four years

Biometric exit technology could be installed in all major airports across the U.S. within four years, Acting Customs and Border…

 

NIC expands Gov2Go personal assistant platform to all 50 states

NIC Inc. has expanded the nation’s first personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, to all 50 states, enabling citizens throughout the…

 

IBIA issues policy paper on the emergence of rapid DNA technology

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) released its latest policy paper, “The Emergence of Rapid DNA Technology,” following President…

 

Legislation struggling with deployment pace of biometric identity systems, says privacy expert

In an article published today in Technology Science, a Harvard-based journal, World Privacy Forum founder Pam Dixon argues that legislation…

 

New immigration bill could increase use of biometric data at border

A new immigration bill introduced by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), which is currently posted on his website, would significantly expand…

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