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  • Adam Weiner: Booz Allen's SIG Group Unveils 'VAMPIRE' Forensic Analysis Device - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Adam Weiner: Booz Allen’s SIG Group Unveils ‘VAMPIRE’ Forensic Analysis Device

    Booz Allen Hamilton has developed a new device for law enforcement and military personnel to analyze fingerprints and other forensics analysis in the field as they conduct investigations. VAMPIRE is built to digitally capture fingerprint images without the use of lifting tape and compare evidence to an onboard watch list in order to identify both matches […] More

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    Northrop Develops Biometrics Info System Proof of Concept; Samuel Abbate Comments

    Northrop Grumman is developing a system for storing biometrics data and intelligence and will evaluate requirements for a future information management system. The company said it holds a one-year contract to develop an automated biometric information system for the Australian military and recently delivered a proof of concept for testing and refining of analytics techniques. […] More

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    Report: FBI Seeking Iris Scan Database

    The FBI wants to add iris scan information to its database for tracking and identifying criminals, Nextgov reports. Aliya Sternstein reports the FBI is allocating $1 billion for the Next-Generation Identification System, a program to expand the server capacity of the bureau’s fingerprint database. Such a database would include iris scans, fingerprints, facial images and […] More

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    DARPA Plans to Drop Passwords, Use Behaviors for ID

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will eventually use continuous identity verification instead of passwords, GCN reports. DARPA announced the move in a broad agency announcement solicitation in January last year. Proposals for the agency’s Active Authentication program were due March 6. Desktops with constant high activity do not have the technology to determine if […] More

  • USIS Wins FBI Contract to Continue Providing Fingerprints - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USIS Wins FBI Contract to Continue Providing Fingerprints

    US Investigations Services, an Altegrity company, has won a multi-year contract to continue providing fingerprints to the FBI. USIS said it has been an approved channeler of fingerprints to the FBI since 1998 and has been electronically certified since 2006. USIS submits fingerprints to the FBI’s fingerprint identification system and provides the bureau national criminal history information. The […] More

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