Biometrics And The USCG

As a result of the U.S. Coast Guard's push to embrace social media, many of the top Admirals have entered the "blogosphere" as a means to highlight topics and concerns relevant to sea-going professionals. Biometrics is one such topic. Today, Rear Admiral Kevin Cook published a post titled "Biometrics At Sea - closing the revolving door" which discusses how technology is … [Read more...]

DHS Biometric Database – Concerns And A Controversial Solution

Today Holland and Knight points us to this proposal by the Department Of Homeland Security: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to establish an exit program at all air and sea ports of departure in the United States. It would require aliens who are subject to the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) program biometric … [Read more...]