The project is part of the broader Biometric Exit program, which seeks to physically verify visa-holders’ identities as they leave the country. Nogales Port of Entry (Courtesy of YouTube)

Facial Recognition to Aid in Border Security this Summer (Multi-Video)

By Russell Brandom, The Verge The week after the 2016 election, drivers exiting the United States at the Nogales border crossing would have noticed something out of the ordinary. A new canopy had...
A fragmented market and ecosystem mean it will take at least five years to get security to a meaningful level, explains Kevin Fogarty, technology editor at Semiconductor Engineering.

Why Industrial IoT (IIoT) Security Is So Difficult (Learn More, Videos)

By Kevin Fogarty, Semiconductor Engineering Despite the high risk of a market filled with billions of at least partially unprotected devices, it is likely to take five years or more to reach...

DISA Makes Strides to Common Access Card Replacement (Video)

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) assured identity initiatives seek to establish and continuously validate a digital identity, for next-generation authentication, to enable the Department of Defense (DoD) to better identify individuals and...
Are these two faces the same person? Trained forensic face examiners regularly testify about such questions in court. A NIST study measuring their accuracy reveals the science behind their work for the first time, and determined that trained human beings perform best with a computer as a partner, not another person. (Courtesy of J. Stoughton, NIST)

NIST: Facial Recognition Experts Perform Better with AI (Multi-Video)

Facial recognition experts often play a crucial role in criminal cases. A photo from a security camera can mean prison or freedom for a defendant—and testimony from highly trained forensic face examiners inform juries...

Enterprise Organizations Seek End-to-End Security Solutions

By Mohammed Murad, Vice President Global Sales and Business Development at LG Electronics USA, Iris ID Systems Any enterprise organization has to approach security on two fronts – physical and the logical. Until...
The biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG has developed the world's fastest facial recognition. It matches 1 billion faces per second. The SGS-TÜV Saar has now certified the system's outstanding speed.

Dermalog Claims World’s Fastest Face Recognition (Learn More, Video)

Ever since smartphone companies began offering facial recognition as a PIN alternative, it has become present in everyday life. In other areas such as access control the biometric method has been used...
More than 100 years after the discovery of the 4,000 year-old Djehutynakht tomb, the sex and identity of the mummy head was finally determined by the joint work of FBI, Harvard University and the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). Photo courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

DHS S&T & FBI Help Solve Mystery of 4,000 yo Mummy (Learn More, Video)

An Ancient Mystery In 1915, when American explorers entered an ancient tomb cut in the parched limestone cliffs of the eastern bank of the Nile River, 155 miles south of Cairo, they...
KDADS’ background check portal, KanCheck, has been developed and built through a grant from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at no cost to the State of Kansas. 

Kansas Starts Care Home Fingerprint Background Checks (Learn More)

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., signed into law Thursday a bill authorizing the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services’ (KDADS) Health Occupations Credentialing program to conduct national fingerprint-based background checks on...

Active Shooters: An Evolving Threat Requires an Updated Solution

Guest Editorial by Ben Aubin, Security Specialist I. Summary With an increase in active shooter incidents comes the inevitable evolution in the shootings themselves. Unfortunately, while active shooter incidents remain fluid and dynamic the...
Gatwick will be looking at how long each interaction takes, what this means for queue times, how it simplifies the passenger journey, how passengers interact with the technology, and how intuitive the process is - which also has the potential to improve aircraft departure times.

Gatwick & easyJet Launch ‘UK First’ Biometric Boarding Trial (Multi-Video)

By Breaking Travel News Gatwick Airport has today announced the UK’s first trial of end-to-end biometrics - where personal data collected at the airport’s self-service bag drops will be recognized by new...