Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Biometrics and Foreign Detainees

Biometrics is one of those up and coming areas of the security field that holds much promise. Security professionals are endeavoring to keep pace with the technology and look for opportunities to leverage the new equipment being offered by manufacturers. Not only is biometrics a promising technology for security and law enforcement but it has had usefulness in the counter-terrorism arena. Read about how the use of biometrics in Afghanistan and Iraq have turned up information on individuals detained in those two countries who have police records here in the United States. See "Post-9/11 Dragnet Turns Up Surprises", Washington Post, July 6, 2008. Click here for more information about biometrics technology or news about biometrics.

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