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  • Unisys to Help CBP Modernize US Border Security Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Unisys to Help CBP Modernize US Border Security Systems

    Unisys has secured a potential five-year contract¬†from the Customs and Border Protection¬†to update systems that CBP uses to identify people and vehicles that enter and exit the¬†U.S. The¬†Integrated Traveler Initiatives contract was awarded as a task order under¬†the Department of Homeland Security-run EAGLE II procurement vehicle¬†and¬†represents an iteration of CBP’s Land Border Integration project¬†awarded to […] More

  • White House, NCSA Launch Campaign to Encourage 'Strong Authentication' for Online Accounts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    White House, NCSA Launch Campaign to Encourage ‘Strong Authentication’ for Online Accounts

    The White House and¬†the National Cyber Security Alliance have launched a campaign that aims to increase¬†the adoption of strong authentication methods for online accounts. NCSA said Wednesday the¬†Lock Down Your Login initiative calls on the public to move beyond usernames and passwords through¬†stronger authentication that¬†provides multiple forms of verification such as¬†security keys, biometrics or unique […] More

  • Unisys: Law Enforcement Provides Key Opportunity to Integrate Biometrics Into Wearable Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Unisys: Law Enforcement Provides Key Opportunity to Integrate Biometrics Into Wearable Tech

    A Unisys¬†study¬†predicts that law enforcement would lead the integration of biometrics into wearable technology in order to identify known or suspected criminals and terrorists. The company polled 54 biometrics professionals at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference in Australia¬†from May 24 to 26 for the study, Unisys said Tuesday. The survey indicates that 63 percent […] More

  • Aware Delivers Biometric Services Platform to Support Marine Corps Identity Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aware Delivers Biometric Services Platform to Support Marine Corps Identity Operations

    Bedford,¬†Massachusetts-based biometrics software company Aware has supplied its¬†software and services line to the U.S. Marine Corps‘ in support of the service branch’s identity-related operations. Aware said Tuesday the company has provided its¬†Biometric Services Platform to act¬†as a portable biometric identity management platform that can help¬†update, manage and share identity data between devices and databases in […] More

  • Fedscoop: IARPA Solicits Information on DHS' Biometric Systems Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fedscoop: IARPA Solicits Information on DHS’ Biometric Systems Security

    The¬†Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has released a broad agency announcement that¬†seeks¬†industry feedback¬†on a¬†project¬†that¬†aims¬†to secure¬†the Department of Homeland Security‘s biometric systems against threats, Fedscoop reported Monday. Kayla Nick-Kearney writes the¬†Odin program will be fully launched in 2018 to find¬†technologies that will work to protect¬†DHS’¬†biometrics systems at ports and borders. Chris Boehnen, Odin program manager at¬†IARPA, […] More

  • Intellicheck Obtains Fingerprint Biometric ID Tech Patent; William Roof Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intellicheck Obtains Fingerprint Biometric ID Tech Patent; William Roof Comments

    Intellicheck Mobilisa has received a¬†U.S. patent for a¬†two-factor fingerprint biometric identity process developed to authenticate identity cards with both embedded fingerprint and live biometric information of a person. The patent covers a biometric fingerprint technology that complies with the Federal Information Processing standard¬†and other U.S. government identification methods, Intellicheck said Monday. William Roof, Intellicheck CEO, […] More

  • Former NASA Chief Dan Goldin Launches Neural Tech Company Called KnuEdge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former NASA Chief Dan Goldin Launches Neural Tech Company Called KnuEdge

    Dan Goldin, a former NASA chief, launched a new San Diego, California-based company called KnuEdge that provides neural computing technology for the aerospace, banking, healthcare, hospitality and insurance sectors. KnuEdge said June 6 that it has also developed a new¬†military-grade voice recognition and authentication technology called KnuVerse that works to utilize¬†human-voice interfaces in next-generation computing. […] More

  • ManTech to Help Maintain Army Biometrics Software; Daniel Keefe Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ManTech to Help Maintain Army Biometrics Software; Daniel Keefe Comments

    ManTech International has been awarded a $44.2 million contract with the Defense Department to maintain software the U.S. Army uses to collect, store and analyze biometrics. The company will provide¬†operational and user maintenance and software maintenance support to¬†the Product Manager for Joint Personnel Identification Quick Reaction Capabilities Sustainment under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, ManTech said Monday. […] More

  • Applied DNA Sciences Receives Security, Authentication Tech Contract From US Agency - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Applied DNA Sciences Receives Security, Authentication Tech Contract From US Agency

    Applied DNA Sciences has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million contract to provide botanical-DNA based security and authentication tools to an unidentified U.S. government agency. The company said Tuesday the government customer will have access to its SigNature DNA products under the blanket purchase agreement and Applied DNA Sciences will also develop new products throughout […] More

  • NEC-Unisys Team to Help CBP Deploy Facial Comparison Tech at JFK Airport - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NEC-Unisys Team to Help CBP Deploy Facial Comparison Tech at JFK Airport

    NEC Corporation of America and Unisys have teamed up¬†to deliver facial comparison technology for the Customs and Border Protection agency to deploy at¬†John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. The group will look to update the Air Entry process through an¬†identity verification system that will utilize¬†the team’s new strategy along with Unisys’ integrated […] More

  • Navy Taps CrossResolve for Biometric ID Research Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Taps CrossResolve for Biometric ID Research Contract

    The U.S. Navy has awarded CrossResolve a potential three-year, $17.2 million contract to provide biometric identity¬†research services for the military branch’s¬†Special Surveillance Program. CrossResolve will help the Navy explore¬†contactless and standoff biometric facial, iris- and fingerprint-recognition¬†technologies as well as data analytic tools and communication channels, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will perform work […] More

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    Unisys’ John Kendall: Iris Biometrics Viable Tech for Border Security

    Border security agencies worldwide can implement iris biometrics technology in order to determine the identities of people that enter their country from overseas locations, a Unisys executive has said. John Kendall, director of public sector and security programs for Unisys’ Asia-Pacific region, wrote in a blog post¬†published Friday on the company’s website¬†technology is available to […] More

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