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FBI delivers on $1.1B biometrics program

The FBI launched the Next Generation Identification System in increments over the last four years to replace a 15-year-old fingerprint system with advanced biometrics. The bureau received an award for its successful program that met cost, schedule and performance goals.

Tags: Technology , FBI , Jim Preaskorn , Biometrics , Next Generation Identification System , Lockheed Martin , Richard McKinney , Transportation Department , AFCEA Bethesda , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 04:22am EDT

DoD to use iris scans, fingerprints for building security

The Mark Center soon will require employees to provide a fingerprint or iris scan along with the CAC card to enter the facility. The Pentagon is next to implement biometric factors for physical access control. The Army also is looking at where biometrics could impact mission and business functions.

Tags: Technology , DoD , Army , Brian Hunt , Tom Killion , Alexander Lazarevich , Biometrics , identity management , physical access control , FOSE , Jason Miller , DoD Report

Friday - 04/06/2012, 05:15am EDT

What's new at Unisys?

Steve Vinsik, vice president and partner, Global Security Solutions for Unisys Corporation, joins host John Gilroy to talk about biometrics, border protection, air cargo, and telework.
January 3, 2012

Tags: Technology , Unisys , Biometrics , border protection , telework , NSTIC , biometric security , Unisys Security Index , malware , Steve Vinsik , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , Cloud computing , cyber security

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 09:05pm EST

U.S. Visit wants to be biometrics provider for all of DHS

The Homeland Security's U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program still is developing recommendations and options for Secretary Janet Napolitano for how to implement the land exit portion of the entry-exit system.

Tags: Technology , Steve Yonkers , DHS , DoD , Coast Guard , IDGA , Biometrics , U.S. Visit

Tuesday - 03/03/2009, 07:32pm EST

DoD taking CAC in new directions

Biometrics, more card memory giving military more options. In the future, employees may be able to use federal ID cards on metro.

Tags: P&B , mngt , Technology , Bob Gilson , Gail Bovy , Lisa Swan , DoD , Navy , Army , Defense Manpower Data Center , Marines , Treasury , DHS , AFCEA , Biometrics , Common Access Card , Metro

Thursday - 08/06/2009, 06:30am EDT

NIST thinks the eyes have it in biometrics

A new NIST report demonstrates that iris recognition algorithms can maintain their accuracy and interoperability with compact images, affirming their potential for large-scale identity management applications such as the federal Personal Identity Verification program, cyber security and counterterrorism.

Tags: Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , NIST , Biometrics , Patrick Grother

Friday - 12/04/2009, 09:30am EST

ICE breaks down stovepipes to secure communities

Secure Communities: A Comprehensive Plan to Identify and Remove Criminal Aliens (Secure Communities) is working with ICE senior leadership and offices, as well as the broader law enforcement community, to better identify criminal aliens, prioritize enforcement actions on those posing the greatest threat to public safety, and transform the entire criminal alien enforcement process.

Tags: mngt , Technology , best practices , ICE , FBI , Biometrics , DoJ , Information sharing , Marc Rapp

Tuesday - 03/16/2010, 09:36am EDT

Expanding U.S. Visit

Tags: tech , FBI , DHS , Jason Miller , U.S. Visit , Cybersecurity , Biometrics , DoD

Tuesday - 03/03/2009, 07:37pm EST

State Dept. ready to expand use of biometrics

The State Department in late January began testing the use of digital certificates on Microsoft Word and Excel documents, using the Group Policy Object function to digitally lock down Microsoft Office so employees does not use any macros that are not approved by State.

Tags: DoD , State , GSA , Technology , HSPD-12 , Biometrics , Microsoft , NIST , PKI , Jarrod Frahm , IDGA , Secure ID card

Wednesday - 02/11/2009, 07:38pm EST

Northrop wins follow-on biometrics task order

The task order was awarded under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 2 Services indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command - National Capital Region.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , contracting , Army , Northrop Grumman , ABIS , Biometrics

Wednesday - 05/25/2011, 08:40am EDT
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