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NIST to set standards for biometric recognition technology

In an effort to incorporate iris, facial and fingerprint recognition technologies across the government, the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee pressed the National Institute of Standards and Technology to set a date for the release of national biometric recognition standards.

Tags: technology , Congress , John Mica , Oversight and Reform Committee , Charles Romine , NIST , John Allen , FAA , State Department , Melissa Dawkins

Friday - 06/21/2013, 05:10am EDT

How does State's online-service strategy handle security?

Brenda Sprague, the deputy assistant secretary for Passport Services at the State Department, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a new pilot program allowing people to apply for passport cards online.

Tags: State Department , technology , In Depth , Francis Rose , customer service ,

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 05:10pm EST
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State hopes technology will better secure passport process

GAO found significant success in obtaining passports using fraudulent documents in the second investigation in two years. While State is implementing facial recognition technology to close the existing gaps, lawmakers are introducing new legislation to give the agency more security capabilities.

Tags: technology , management , Ben Cardin , John Kyl , Greg Kutz , GAO , State , Senate Judiciary Committee , SSA , DHS , passport security , Jason Miller

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 08:45pm EDT
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