Biometrics, Drug Testing Spread…and Seep

Zalud, Bill
February 2007
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2007, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Transportation Worker Identification Credential from the U.S Department of Homeland Security will be rolled out in March 2007. It includes a finger biometrics and digital portrait aimed primarily at port workers. The program will enhance security at transportation facilities by encouraging the efficiency of commercial activity. The initial rollout will be over 18 months through enrollment centers in 125 different ports to be participated by 850, 000 port workers. INSET: Strike Two for Drug Testing.


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