Dr. Nicole Spaun began her career staring at planets. “I got my PhD in geology, looking specifically at planetary geology. During graduate school, I worked with NASA’s Galileo mission to Jupiter and its moons,” Spaun says. “About two months before I defended my dissertation – about a month after 9/11 – someone who’d gone to […]
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Dr. Dana Michalski was looking for work in research as she pursued her degree in behavioral science and psychology. She found a job at Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Organisation as it was then known. “I started by working half my time on Army projects working with soldiers, and the other half my time working […]
Like many of today’s leaders in biometrics, Debra Marcopulos’ career path was influenced by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “I actually became interested in the technology that was being developed to help secure our country, specifically fingerprint technology. So when opportunities for DHS’ mission to modernize this legacy technology became available, I eagerly accepted the position.” […]
If your international air travel experience has gotten easier, you may have Sherry Stein, SITA America’s Head of Technology Strategy, to thank. “In 2016, we began working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and JetBlue in particular around how to help implement biometric exit in a way that would become something that would be […]
Two years ago, North Carolina’s DMV began its REAL ID card production effort. A new case study from card material provider PPG provides lessons about the driver’s license durability.
San Francisco has passed the first facial recognition ban by a major U.S. city. But tech firms and businesses are beginning to fight back against laws that could restrict biometric authentication.
The release of the guide comes in advance of the Securing Federal Identity 2019 conference and is designed to distill findings from a NIST special publication on the use of PIV for physical access control in the government enterprise.