Once consumers realize the optimal security capabilities of multimodal biometric solutions compared to alternatives, attitudes toward biometrics will significantly improve, and widespread adoption will follow, paving the way for safer and more secure travel and passage for US citizens, according to Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity

A Future with Biometrics for Travel (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial By Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity Biometrics has proven to be an effective method for access control and identity management. While government entities usually trail behind when it comes to adopting...
Atlanta CBP officers at ATL airport shares counterfeit awareness tip with travelers

CBP Delivers Counterfeit Awareness to ATL Airport Travelers (Learn More)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers and import specialists enjoyed presenting a counterfeit product outreach with travelers at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) on Thursday. A large...
Arktis Radiation Detectors develops and manufactures next generation systems that detect and categorize radioactive and nuclear materials, contaminated cargo and other illicit materials.

Arktis Named to DoD $8.2B CBRNE Contract for Homeland Security

Arktis Detection Systems a leading provider of radiological and nuclear detection services, has been named a recipient of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP)...

L3 ClearScan First to Pass New EU C3 Carryon Baggage Certification

L3 Technologies' ClearScan automated explosives detection system (EDS) for carry-on baggage is the first to pass the new European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC-EU) C3 Standard under ECAC’s testing program. This standard enables passengers...
José Bayron Piedrahita (pictured here) gave Ciccione approximately $20,000 in cash, dinner, drinks and prostitution during an extended hotel stay in Bogota, Colombia in exchange for Ciccione using his official position to obtain the dismissal of the indictment against Piedrahita.

Colombian Drug Lord Bribed Agent with Cash & Sex (Learn More, Video)

A Colombian national pleaded guilty yesterday in connection with his role in a bribery scheme that resulted in the dismissal of a drug trafficking indictment filed against a Colombia-based cocaine trafficker...
REDDI is all in an effort to help canine teams realize their full potential by arming them with key info on threat materials & recent attacks, exposing them to relevant operational scenarios, and providing an opportunity for valuable odor training.

Join Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative Training (See Video)

The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) will be hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a Finalist in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, at...
All of the firearms pictured here & more were discovered over the last week. See complete lists below. (Image courtesy of the TSA)

TSA Finds 82 Firearms in Carryon Bags in the Last Week (Multi-Video)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents discovered 82 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 82 firearms discovered, 74 were loaded and 31 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers...
Leveraging three decades of proven P-19 experience with advanced firefighting technology, the Oshkosh® P-19R Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting vehicle delivers cutting-edge on-road and off-road firefighting capabilities.

Oshkosh $19M Award for USMC 31 More ARFF Vehicles (Multi-Video)

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a delivery order valued at more than $19 million for an additional 31 P-19R Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles from Oshkosh Defense. Oshkosh began delivering...

Sikorsky Nails Combat Rescue Helicopter Training CDR (Multi-Video)

Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Program Training Systems Critical Design Review (CDR). This event prepares the CRH program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter's...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Exit/Entry Program, a competitor in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is deploying facial recognition biometric technology at Miami International Airport.

CBP Deploys Biometric Exit tech to Miami Int’l Airport (Multi-Video)

By planet biometrics US Customs and Border Protection has announced the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to Miami International Airport (MIA) for a select flight. The deployment builds upon a June...