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Biometrics Essential to Protecting Unaccompanied Minors Illegally Crossing US Southern Border

This is a guest post by Janice Kephart, founder of the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA). The U.S. Department…

 

$500 billion spent on intelligence, according to U.S. “black budget”

The United States has spent more than US$500 billion on intelligence since 9/11, an outlay that U.S. officials say has…

 

U.S. spying on ordinary Internet users, Germany

According to a recent report published in the Washington Post, the U.S. intelligence community targets far more ordinary Internet users,…

 

Japan and the U.S. mull fingerprint data-sharing

Japan and the United states are looking to formalize an agreement for sharing fingerprints of convicted criminals. According to a…

 

U.S. government spending on big data to grow exponentially

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. has observed that national security and military applications are driving a large proportion of “Big Data”…

 

Biometric technology proposed to monitor students in India, U.S.

According to the Deccan Chronicle, a state government in India is considering the use of biometrics to monitor attendance of…

 

Canada, U.S., to share traveller and refugee biometric data

In order to control flows of refugees, Canada and United States will begin to share traveller’s biometric information by 2014….

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