DHS biometric program in trouble

Monday, 26 February 2007, 10:23 AM EST

A House Appropriations subcommittee and congressional investigators are renewing criticism of the US-VISIT program, a Department of Homeland Security initiative to collect and share biometric-fingerprint and facial data from all foreign visitors to the United States.

The GAO, the investigative arm of Congress, released a report (.pdf) this month revealing that, even as development costs settle, US-VISIT's overall price tag is spiraling up "without any accompanying explanation of the reasons," the report said.

At Wired.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Proactive real-time security intelligence: Moving beyond conventional SIEM

Discussions about security intelligence still focus primarily around conventional reactive SIEM. Security pros need to move from this reactive model to proactively using this security intelligence to protect their businesses.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Aug 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //