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GAO Reviews Behind Schedule IDENT Replacement

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) started working on replacing its outdated biometric identity management system in 2016. The new multi-billion dollar program, known as Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology or HART, is now three years behind schedule due to technical and other challenges. Keep Reading

Biometric Identification Accuracy Boosted with Release of NIST Data

New biometric research data, ranging from fingerprints to facial photographs and iris scans, is now available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Stripped of identifying information and created expressly for research purposes, the data is designed primarily for testing systems that verify a person’s identity before granting access — be it to another room or another country. Keep Reading

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