Biometrics by fire

Tuesday, 28 December 2004, 1:01 AM EST

The biometrics community had been waiting for a moment like this. "Biometrics is at the forefront in our agenda for homeland security," declared Asa Hutchinson, the Department of Homeland Security's undersecretary for border and transportation security, at the 2004 Biometric Consortium Conference.

He wasn't exaggerating. DHS has rolled out three major pilot programs that rely heavily on biometric technology. The programs are grabbing the eyes of advocates and activists alike because their successes—or lack thereof—are sure to influence the adoption of the technology nationwide.

By Al Sacco at CSO Magazine.

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